Drawing / Painting

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

- Pablo Picasso -

Drawing & Painting

  Grades  

Kinder to Grade 1
Grade 2 to Grade 3
Grade 4 to Grade 6

This course helps Kindergarten - 2nd grade, 1st - 2nd grade, and 4rd - 6th grade students grow into artists by inspiring and developing their creative talents. The course aims to expand students’ visual critical thinking skill set through a variety of audiovisual materials.

Drawing & Painting
(Art Foundation)

  Grades  

Grade 6 to Grade 12

This Art Foundation course is NYSA’s most popular program for G6-G12 students. This intensive program, taught in a small group setting, helps students develop a strong foundation in drawing, painting, collage, and design. NYSA’s accomplished instructors aim to cultivate talented artists and help students maximize their creativity.

Painting on Canvas

  Grades  

Grade 4 to Grade 12

 This course introduces acrylic painting on canvas techniques through practice and demonstration. The students will learn with step-by-step instruction how to paint and apply brushstrokes to create their masterpieces. Each session will have a different theme, usually inspired by a famous artist or style.

Watercolor Painting

  Grades  

Grade 4 to Grade 12

This class provides step-by-step instruction in the fundamentals of watercolor painting. The class format consists of studio work with lectures, examples, demonstrations, and individual as well as group critiques.

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