Ages: 7-14

REGISTRATION OPENS 8/17/2020

Schedule:

Session 1: 10:30am-1:30pm (spaces available)

Session 2: 2:00pm-5:00pm (spaces available)

Academic Year:

September 13th, 2020 – June 27th, 2021

Semester 1: Sept-Jan

Semester 2: Feb-Jun

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Classical training in drawing and painting for children between the ages of 7 and 14.

Rigorous training combined with creative compositional projects ensure that your child will leave our program with a strong base in classical drawing and painting.

This program is not designed to send children home with completed complex artworks – it is designed to ensure that your child learns the skills necessary to be a successful aspiring artist able to express themselves.

In addition to technical training in drawing and painting, your child will be introduced to many areas of art history they may be unfamiliar with. We give them in-depth art history lectures, go on museum trip (*depending on COVID-19. We will still do virtual museum visits via projector giving guided tours) and much more.

Our goal is to nurture your child’s creativity and mind with the exploration of all aspects of art.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be introduced to constructive academic drawing
  • Students will understand how to accurately show the volume of an object in their drawings.
  • Students will be introduced to and learn how to use the following materials: graphite pencil, charcoal pencil, gouache paint and oil paint (The use of oils will be determined on a case by case basis depending on the student’s age. Students must be at least 13 years old to use oil paint).
  • Students will understand the exercises they complete each day in an art historical context. They will be able to memorize most objects they draw.

2019-2020 Academic Year (Sep-Jun)

  • Students will be expected to enroll for the year. Month to month study is not available.
  • SPACE WILL BE LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS PER CLASS. All other students interested will be added to the wait list.
  • Students will be on a rotating in-person/outdoor schedule to reduce the number of children indoors at a given time. In the winter months we will have another location available to split the children into two groups.Session 1: Groups A & B
    Session 2: Groups C & D
  • Holidays will be included in our schedule.

TUITION: $3,200

*tuition price varies by payment option.

REGISTRATION FORM PDF DOWNLOAD

For more information or to register please contact us directly at “info@princetonacademyofart.com” or call our office at +1(609)454-3721.

 

If you are interested in online courses, please let us know and we will add you to the wait list.

If you are not familiar with our re-opening plan, please click here.

Ages: 15-18 (High School Students)

REGISTRATION OPEN 8/17/2020

Schedule:

Saturday Morning or Afternoon

SATURDAYS

Session 1: 10:30am 1:30pm

Session 2: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Academic Year:

September 12th, 2020 – June 26th, 2021

Semester 1: Sept-Jan

Semester 2: Feb-Jun

Our college portfolio preparation course is designed to help students build a well rounded body of work that has its base in technical skill. We focus on teaching strong drawing and painting skills while encouraging students to place themselves creatively in their work to produce a unique portfolio.

Whether your child plans to attend an art school or is hoping to supplement their college application by showing their passion, this program has you covered.

Our students have attended ivy league schools, school of architecture and some of the most prestigious art colleges both in the United States and abroad.

Students create both works from observation in addition to creative pieces from imagination. Rigorous training ensure our students breadth of knowledge in classical forms and art history is vast.

Having a base of training in Academic realism allows students to use their creativity through a well-informed lens. We want our students to be able to go to college feeling prepared for the journey ahead, ready to complete any project thrown at them their freshman year.

We also provide students with college seminars to familiarize them with their application options.

This program is for students who want to learn classical art, advance their skills during the application process and prepare themselves for the rigorous College experience.

We are here as professional instructors, guiding the student through successes and failures in their work.

It is up to the student to prioritize their portfolio among the various other things they are doing to prepare for college.

  • Students will be expected to enroll for the entire Academic year.
  • SPACE WILL BE LIMITED. All other students interested will be added to our wait list.
  • Students will be on a rotating in-person/outdoor schedule to reduce the number of children indoors at a given time. In the winter months, we will have another location available to split the children into two groups.Session 1: Groups A & B
    Session 2: Groups C & D
  • Holidays will be included in our schedule.

TUITION: $4,200

*tuition price varies by payment option.

REGISTRATION FORM PDF DOWNLOAD

For more information or to register contact us directly at ” info@princetonacademyofart.com “.

If you are not familiar with our re-opening plan, please click here.

During COVID-19, we became acutely aware of the need for small study groups to promote social distancing, while still offering children and teens the opportunity to dive into classical art.

Princeton Academy of Art offers children and teens the rare opportunity to glimpse into Renaissance and 19th Century artistic practices.

During these events, we offer professional demos in addition to students being able to complete a work of their own!

Each class lasts for 2 hours, and pricing is based on the size of the canvas you choose as well as the material.

OIL PAINTING

Oa. 11″ x 14″ canvas in oil $75/student.

Ob. 18″ x 24″ canvas in oil $125/student

Oc. 20″ x 30″ canvas in oil $175/student

GOUACHE PAINTING

Ga. 11″ x 14″ bristol in gouache $75/student.

Gb. 18″ x 24″ bristol in gouache $100/student

For the first 15-30 minutes, students watch a live painting demo by their instructor. The remainder of the class is dedicated to working on their own piece.

OPTIONS (6 students min/8 students max) :

1.Copying the Masters:

Choose 1 master painting for your child and their guests to copy from our vast collection of images!

Students will work step by step with one of our highly skilled and qualified Academy students to re-create scenes from the past.

Copy from landscape, still life, portraits or multi-figural compositions.

Students are introduced to the materials and processes of the old masters by the people who study them day in and day out.

2. Portrait:

Choose an image from a wide selection of portraits we have collected at the Academy from our wonderful models.

Learn to paint a portrait step-by-step using the approaches of the old masters! Whether they use gouache or oil, students become familiar with the steps necessary to complete a strong, successful portrait painting.

 

3. Still Life:

Paint from life! Choose a fruit or vegetable theme and learn to paint it from life.

Shadow, light and composition are explored in this party option.

Groups working on larger canvases will have more objects within their compositions.