Explore and share your vision from behind the lens. Use cameras and Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 to produce pictures like a pro. Study famous photographs. Experiment with artistic and technical tricks of the trade. Learn to mount and display your collection. Host an end-of-session gallery opening to highlight your favorite pieces. Take home a digital portfolio full of high-impact images.
Get ready to call the shots – as part of your own short film production. Learn about movie genres and filming techniques. Then take on the role of screenwriter, cinematographer, actor or director on a production team of your peers. Write a winning screenplay, capture images with digital video cameras and edit your work with iMovie. Once you’ve wrapped, premiere your movie masterpiece to friends and family at an end-of-session screening.
Developed with the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center. Learn what it takes to make your own comic. Explore the history and variety of the comics universe. Channel your inspiration to invent your own characters and stories. Use bristol boards, archival ink pens and aqua brushes to produce strips, mini comics or trilogy posters that showcase your comic genius.
Developed with the de Young Museum. Pick up your palette and make your artistic statement. Learn the language of color, form and painting techniques to evoke emotion and awe. Use acrylics, artist pencils and brushes to commit your creations to canvas. Participate in critiques with your fellow artists. Complete a series of large- and small-scale paintings and curate your own end-of-session gallery show.
Turn your personal vision into runway reality. Learn about the leading innovators of the fashion world. Button up your sketching skills. Work on sewing machines to hem, zipper, alter or stitch your way through the week. Design and create a mini-collection featuring your own brand of chic garments, bags or accessories. Then make a bold fashion statement in your runway debut.