An art workshop program open to all high-school students.
Students will attend two classes for the duration of the program.

The American Academy of Art, 332 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60604

Two Week Sessions
June 12 - June 23, 2017
July 10 -July 21, 2017
July 24 - August 4, 2017

One Week Sessions
June 26 - June 30, 2017
August 7 - August 11th, 2017

Monday through Friday, 8:20 a.m. to 1:05 p.m.

The two week program is $320.00. (Includes two workshops & all basic supplies)
The one week program is $160.00. (Includes two workshops & all basic supplies)

To register for a Two Week Session CLICK HERE
To register for a One Week Session CLICK HERE

To register for a One Week Session with Housing CLICK HERE

To register by phone with credit card please call Amanda Esposito at (312)461-0600 (Visa & Master Card accepted)


Workshop Descriptions:

Life Drawing: Students use charcoal and conte to create realistic drawings from a live, clothed model.

Oil Painting: Working from a live, clothed model, students develop oil painting techniques.

Digital Illustration: Students will produce a variety of artwork using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Concept Art: Using traditional drawing processes, students are introduced to concept art projects.

Watercolor Painting: Students are introduced to traditional transparent watercolor techniques.

Figurative Sculpture: Students will work as a class, using a variety of materials and techniques to create a large skull.

Typography and Design: Working with the Adobe Creative Suite, (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign), in a computer lab, students will apply typographic principles to communicate visual ideas.

Mobile App Design: In this introductory course, students will explore the design issues related to creating mobile applications. 

Traditional 2D Animation: For this class, students will first create a hand drawn image, which will then be digitized and colorized using Adobe software.  Students will work on an individual project before moving on to a group project.

3D Animation: This class will focus on the digital process of animation. Students may work on special projects like a bouncing ball, character walk cycles or dialogue clips. 

Photography: Students are introduced to college level photography class assignments that employ SLR film cameras.

Digital Video: Students learn to capture and edit video in the studio and on location using professional DSLR cameras and lighting equipment.


NOTE:Please register early, class sizes are limited.

Please read our Summer Studio FAQ's page HERE. 
Or read our Summer Studio with Housing FAQ's page HERE.


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