Digital Character & World Building

Students will learn to create a portfolio of their own digital world and the characters who live there in this intensive portfolio class. Learn what makes an interesting and original character and imagined world, learn to take those concepts into programs like Adobe Photoshop and Procreate, and then develop them into completed portfolio ready, concept art. Students are required to bring a sketchbook.

This intensive level course is great for those interested in taking Senior Project in the Fall.

 

Students are required to bring a sketchbook.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to .

Plein Air

Students will take their skills to the outdoors, learning to markmake from observing the environment around them. Challenging their sense of color, perspective and composition as the day goes through its natural changes. Students will detail landscapes in different locations and create a small compelling portfolio. This class is capped at 8 students.

Students will meet at different locations each week, including 1 longer class for a visit to Storm King Arts Center. After registration families will receive additional forms and information about rain dates.

 

Students are required to bring a sketchbook.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to .

Digital Illustration & Animation

Students will learn to make original characters and create a comic and animation that tells a story. In this class students will learn to use creative programs such as Procreate and Adobe Fresco. This is a great class for students who want to go a step beyond to bring their characters to life. Students are required to bring a sketchbook.

This class prepares students for excel level digital courses that take place in the summer and fall.

 

Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for both Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org

 

Experimental Sculpture

Learn to take your ideas into the world of 3D in this experimental class! Students will create 3 sculptures using a variety of materials. In this class students will learn how to use materials like clay, Xacto blades, cardboard, aluminum wire and foam to create sculptures of characters and creatures of their own design. Students are required to bring a sketchbook. 

 

Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for both Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org

 

Diving into Short Film

This class will focus on transforming your love of filmmaking into a broader set of skills you can use to express yourself and achieve creative goals. Get hands-on experience learning how to use DSLR Cameras, set scenes and edit film. You will learn how to apply camera shots/angles, camera movement, lighting, sfx and editing to tell your stories. 

This class prepares students for Independent Short Film I in the Fall.

 

Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for both Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org

 

Exploring Stop Motion Animation

Bring your own 3D characters to life in this introductory stop-motion animation class! Students learn to build stop-motion characters, pacing, walk cycles, storytelling and use software, like Koma Koma. Each student will leave this course with their own animated short video!

 

Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for both Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org

Adventures in Painting

Take your student's love for painting to the next level in this introductory painting class! Students will learn to use colors and mark making in watercolor and acrylic paint to make original works of art! This 6 week class will begin with learning to paint objects from life and end with students having the confidence to make larger works from imagination.

Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for two Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org

 

Adventures in Song and Music

Young artists will create their own beats, melodies, and even their own songs using Garageband, voice, and musical instruments. They will learn how to produce, record, create, edit, and share original music that expresses themselves and their stories.

Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for two Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org