Cherry Court Studios is for children ages 10 and up who love to draw. Classes are small each student is mentored according to his/her unique personality, learning style and combination of talents.The Cherry Court curriculum is one of the few programs designed for the unique developmental needs of middle school. During the school year, classes meet once a week, 14 weeks per semester. Each class is 1 hour long. Classes for grades seven, eight, and nine are followed by an optional 45 minute open studio.To make the most progress, students should plan to attend at least two semesters and come to class regularly. Classes meet after school, evenings, and on Saturdays. In addition, workshops are available during the summer. One workshop provides the instructional hours of one-half semester.
Intensive Skills:Life studies that include still life, people and environments, will increase the student's ability to observe and record, while better understanding the artist's role as visual poet. Students have an opportunity to take this course as early as grade 9, and may already have completed this requirement in Intensive Skills:Life studies that include still life, people and environments, will increase the student's ability to observe and record, while better understanding the artist's role as visual poet. Students have an opportunity to take this course as early as grade 9, and may already have completed this requirement in Cherry Court's middle school program.Creative Exploration of Media:Prerequisite:Intensive Skills- While continuing to improve observational skills, students will use art materials in increasingly creative ways and begin to make selections that reflect a personal style.Personal Style:Prerequisite:Creative Exploration of Media -Students will use art elements and materials in unique ways that express their personalities, interests, and experiences.In-Depth Study:A strong portfolio will represent both breadth and depth of study, while previous courses offer breadth of study, this course will focus on a narrow aspect of art, selected by the student that is explored thoroughly. Most ideally, this course should be taken in the summer between Junior and Senior year. However, it may be necessary
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