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All classes held at SFAI’s historic main campus
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Join San Francisco Art Institute’s (SFAI) immersive three-week summer Young Artist Program (YAP) and connect with a creative community of peers who forge new ways of looking at and living in the world. YAP is the perfect place to get your hands dirty, learn new artistic techniques, and express yourself. Courses are led by dedicated artists and teachers during morning and afternoon sessions.
TUITION $900 FULL-DAY
Courses take place on our historic campus in the heart of San Francisco—look out at Alcatraz and the Bay during lunch in the SFAI Café; take in the Diego Rivera mural during a painting lesson about public art and scale; see a constantly rotating display of inspiring student artwork on your break; spend time in the Anne Bremer Memorial library which houses over 20,000 art books, magazines, and videos; or participate in a YAP lunchtime social event.
Images: (left panel) Ice Cream Sculpture contest winner, Nuilan Wright photo by Emily Shallman; (middle panel) screenprinting students (from left) Ian Rudd, Sheldon Kilpack, and Lars Archer, 2013; (right panel) painting student Zoe Reidy, 2013.
(enrolled in both a morning and afternoon course)
$475 HALF-DAY (enrolled in either a morning or afternoon course)
REGISTER ONLINE sfai.edu/yap Limited space; early registration is recommended. Registration opens March 1, 2016.
QUESTIONS? 415.749.4554 M–F | 9am–5pm firstname.lastname@example.org
COURSE SCHEDULE MORNING 9:30AM–12:30PM
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24 Frames Per Second: Digital Animation Expressive Painting: From Fundamentals To Inspiration Through The Lens: Black-And-White Photography Screenprinting
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From Line To Life Drawing Action: Video Life Lights, Camera, Click: Digital Photography Clay Forms: Imagining the Figure
REQUIRED PROGRAM SUPPLEMENTS LUNCH TIME COST | $10/DAY
SFAI offers a balanced and healthy lunch plan for YAP students. The plan is required for full-time students; half-time students are encouraged to participate in the meal plan. After registering for courses, students and families will receive more information on the meal program and meal plan waiver. All are encouraged to join the YAP team for weekly lunch activities ranging from an ice cream sculpture contest to a photobooth.
FRIDAY WORKSHOPS 12:30–1:30PM
In addition to studying in a studio environment, students participate in collaborative projects on Fridays. These sessions take place between classes and include technical workshops and conceptual exercises such as a collaborative mural project, exquisite corpse drawing exercises, or stop motion animations.
YAP EXHIBITION FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 4:30–6PM
A campus-wide exhibition and screening celebrates the extraordinary work of YAP participants. Video and Animation screening will commence at 4:30pm in the Lecture Hall, followed by program closing remarks and the campus-wide exhibition until 6pm.
Cover Art: Drawing by 2015 student-artist Quinn Girard.
M–F | 9:30AM–12:30PM
24 FRAMES PER SECOND: DIGITAL ANIMATION
Create short, animated movies using Flash software and explore the basic concepts of drawing, sound, interactivity, symbols, and text. Prerequisite: basic computer knowledge.
EXPRESSIVE PAINTING: FROM FUNDAMENTALS TO INSPIRATION
Develop creative and technical ﬂuency in acrylic painting by exploring color and composition, surface preparation, and paint, as you work from the live model, observation, and photographs.
THROUGH THE LENS: BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Learn the basics of 35mm photography, black-andwhite film processing, contact printing, and print enlarging, while experimenting with traditional and nontraditional photographic methods. Students must provide their own 35mm camera with shutter speed and aperture control.
This course introduces you to screenprinting processes and techniques that utilize drawing skills, digital technology, and basic design principals that allow you to create prints on fabric, paper, plastic, and more.
“I like the freedom I have to experiment and grow artistically in my own style.” YAP Student, 2015
M–F | 1:30–4:30PM
FROM LINE TO LIFE DRAWING
Learn the fundamentals of composition and drawing working from still lifes and live models to create traditional and nontraditional drawings using graphite, charcoal, ink, and other media. Models in the Young Artist Program are clothed or in bathing suit attire.
ACTION: VIDEO LIFE
Explore the diverse uses of video in modern culture as you learn the basics of video camera operation, lighting, and editing to create innovative video work based on your personal interests. A personal video camera is helpful but not necessary.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, CLICK: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Explore digital photography as a creative and expressive tool while you shoot images, learn camera operations, make digital prints, discuss photography with your classmates, and critique student work. Students must provide their own digital camera with manual settings.
CLAY FORMS: IMAGINING THE FIGURE
Working from photography, models, and molds, this course uncovers the possibilities of working with the body by addressing processes, techniques, and concepts at play in contemporary figurative ceramics.
Enroll In Your Summer Art Adventure Today 800 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA 94133
PERMIT NO. 6344
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Published on Feb 16, 2016
YAP is a three-week intensive summer program for artists ages 13 to 15—the perfect place to get your hands dirty, learn creative techniques,...