MADLab Intensive: Digital Photography – Reel Exposure Intensive

Get into the action of teen storytelling through photos, videos, and response art! Learn how to react to, recreate, and respond to works of art from teenagers across the country by capturing your own photos and producing your own videos! 

Stipend = $50 per youth
 

The Art Effect’s PCSD Summer Art Program

Children will explore their artistic abilities and enhance their ELA (English Language Arts) and Math skills at this FREE summer program for Poughkeepsie Central School District Children going into grades 4 & 5. Students will engage in various art-making activities including digital media, visual arts, dance, and more while sharpening their literacy and Math this summer.

MADLab: Summer Youth Employment

Dive into the world of media, art, and design! Gain visual arts and graphic design skills while creating public art in and around Poughkeepsie! MadLab participants will work across various sectors of art, including photography, painting, drawing, digital art, and mixed media as they work with professional artists and learn leadership and communication skills


Stipend = $12.50 per youth

Foundations in Digital Art and Illustration

Learn to create compelling and well-composed digital images using various digital tools.  Students will learn the fundamentals of Photoshop to create self-portraits, expressive cartoons, learn how to digitally paint landscapes, and more. 

 

Copy of Foundations in Digital Art and Animation

Are you an aspiring cartoonist, illustrator, or animator? Learn to create compelling and well-composed digital images, and then learn how to animate them using digital tools! Build a foundation towards your future with high-tech digital tools by learning the fundamentals of Procreate and the Adobe Suite to create self-portraits, expressive cartoons, learn how to digitally paint personal landscapes, and more. Short form and long form animations will be explored.

Exploring Film & Media Art

This class will be primarily focused on instilling a love for digital art making and the moving image through personal expression and basic compositional principles, editing, and digital filmmaking. Students will also get an introduction to basic storytelling techniques digital/visual mediums and animation through digital painting, .gifs, and stop-motion techniques.

Exploring Media Art & Film

This class will be primarily focused on instilling a love for digital artmaking and the moving image. Students will be encouraged to see the art form as both fun and an outlet for personal expression. The class will introduce students to the basic storytelling techniques for digital/visual mediums and animation. This will include an introduction to digital painting, .gifs, and stop-motion techniques, as well as basic compositional principles, editing, and the use of sound in digital filmmaking.

Foundations in Digital Art and Animation

Are you an aspiring cartoonist, illustrator, or animator? Learn to create compelling and well-composed digital images, and then learn how to animate them using digital tools! Build a foundation towards your future with high-tech digital tools by learning the fundamentals of Procreate and the Adobe Suite to create self-portraits, expressive cartoons, learn how to digitally paint personal landscapes, and more. Short form and long form animations will be explored.

Adventures in the Arts: Session 2

Get animated, dig into clay, paint imaginary worlds, and more in this all-encompassing arts class that takes young artists on a new creative adventure every week!  Each project explores a different medium or art concept while introducing children to the fantastical world of art.

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Foundations in Digital Art

Learn to use various digital tools such as Procreate and Apple Pencils to create compelling and well-composed digital images, animated gifs, fantastical landscapes, photo collages and more.

Students are required to bring their own sketchbook.

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