Regional Art High School Workshops
If you're currently in high school and are serious about your art, consider participating in our three-week Regional Art High School Workshops series. Two nights a week for three weeks, participants will sample majors, expand their artistic skills, and develop their portfolio while experiencing what college life can be like for an art major.
Led by professional artists and designers who are Keystone alumni and part of our esteemed art department faculty, these workshops are designed with your future in mind. Choose your favorite, and two backup choices, and we will do our best to place you in the workshop of your choice.
Workshop usually runs during Spring semester. Check back later for exact dates and times.
Learn to use a 35mm SLR camera, shoot, develop, and print black and white film using analog techniques. Students will enjoy seeing the images they take come to life in the darkroom. A great introduction to the process for the budding photographer! You should own or have use of a 35mm SLR camera to take this course.
Students will have the unique and exciting opportunity to work in our hot shop and learn the basics of glass blowing. Instruction will include how to safely work with the tools and material while making a variety of shapes including flowers, paperweights, and cups.
- Figure Drawing
This course allows you to explore a number of approaches to drawing the figure while utilizing a variety of materials. Students in the past have been delighted to see their drawings improved as they worked directly from a live mode.
This class is great for students who would like to gain experience working on the potter's wheel. We will learn how to center, open and pull up the walls of a simple cylinder. Next, students can create mugs, bowls, candlesticks…the possibilities are endless. All work made will be fired in a high fire gas kiln and it will be food, dishwasher and microwave safe. Come join the fun!
- Digital Animation
Students will be introduced to the history of animation, a variety of animation styles, and methods for planning and producing animations. This will take place in the context of an abbreviated college-level course environment, and will provide students with experience in sequential design and in producing animations using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe FLASH animation software.
- Sculpture: Aluminum Casting
Students will learn the basics of the medium of sculpture and the process of hot metal casting. The class moves through the entire process from wax or found object models, through mold-making, and finally to the exciting event of casting in recycled aluminum.
Submit your registration online to increase chances of getting your first choice! Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Deadline to register is March 16.
Download the Regional Art Workshop paper application, have it signed by a parent/guardian and bring it with you the first night of class with your $150 payment for each class/session taken.