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ABOUT THE PROGRAM Join San Francisco Art Institute’s immersive three-week summer Young Artist Program (YAP) and connect with your creative community of peers who forge new ways of looking at and living in the world. YAP is the perfect place to express yourself while diving deep into technique and concept development, medium exploration, and experimentation. Led by dedicated artists and teachers, courses take place during morning (9:30am–12:30pm) and afternoon (1:30–4:30pm) sessions on SFAI’s historic and bustling campus in the heart of San Francisco. Look out at Alcatraz and the Bay while enjoying 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.
415.749.4554 M–F | 9am–5pm firstname.lastname@example.org sfai.edu/yap
(enrolled in both a morning and afternoon course)
$475 HALF-DAY (enrolled in either a morning or afternoon course)
E R ONLIN REGISTE i.edu/yap sfa Register online beginning March 1, 2017. Space is limited. Early registration is recommended.
MORNING M–F | 9:30am–12:30pm 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.
Develop creative and technical ﬂuency in acrylic painting by exploring color and composition, surface preparation, and paint handling as you work from the live model, observation, and photographs.
This course introduces you to screenprinting processes and techniques that utilize drawing skills, digital technology, and basic design principles to allow you to create prints on fabric, paper, plastic, and more.
Explore building in three-dimensions with a variety of materials, including cardboard, found objects, fabric, and plaster while learning the importance of place, site, and scale in contemporary sculpture.
AFTERNOON 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.
Discover 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.
HANDBUILDING IN CERAMICS
Working from photography, models, and molds, this course uncovers the possibilities of working with clay by addressing processes, techniques, and concepts at play in contemporary ceramics.
Unleash 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.
Images: (left panel) painting student Charlotte Neal, 2016. (right panel, from top) view from SFAIâ€™s main campus. (panel bleow) screenprinting students working in de studio, photo by Cera Deibel. (cover art) drawing by 2016 student-artist xyz. (blue hand) screenprint by Sebastian Bachar.
Image Credits: (left panel) Charlotte Neal works on a painting (2016). Photo by Cera Deibel. (right panel from top) Junlin Zhang discusses a print with faculty Wesaam Al-Badry (2016). Photo by Cera Deibel / Screenprinting students working in the studio (2016). Photo by Cera Deibel. (Cover art) Painting by Yi-Han Chun (2016). (back panel) Screenprint by Sebastien Bachar/ SFAI campus photographed by Claudine Gossett
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SFAI's Young Artist Program (YAP) is an immersive summer program for young artists ages 13–15.