CLASS SCHEDULE
  •  Spring 2018  begins on March 5th.
  •  Flushing location  closes on Tuesdays and opens on Sundays.
  • All prospective students are encouraged to register before the beginning of each semester as places are limited. A registration after the beginning of the semester will be considered only if places are available.

COURSES

Portfolio Prep (Intensive)

Portfolio Prep (Intensive)

The Intensive Program is the sure road to take to stand out to college recruiters. It is for students ready for a dedicated daily art practice that allows them to give their portfolio the time and attention necessary, to develop to its highest quality.

Portfolio Prep

Portfolio Prep

Ashcan’s Portfolio Prep program helps students develop a unique and coherent body of work that is essential to the pursuit of higher studies. Students get personal attention from instructors to focus on personal projects and creative thinking.

Art Contests Prep

Art Contests Prep

Hundreds of Ashcan students have won prestigious Art Awards, including Scholastic Art Awards, the National Duck Stamp Competition, and more. In the Art Contest Prep course students learn how to make the outstanding artwork that judges will take notice of.

Digital Drawing & Painting

Digital Drawing & Painting

The Digital Painting class is an introductory course where students learn how to apply traditional painting techniques to digital painting and illustration using a Wacom tablet. Students experiment and explore painting digitally as they design their own characters, narrative settings and story boards.

Drawing

Drawing

Students begin this class by practicing fundamental rendering techniques, then move on to developing strategies to combine diverse media, modes of representation and elements of design to express individual content. Research and invention are encouraged. The curriculum culminates in the completion of a series of drawings that display formal and conceptual maturity.

Painting

Painting

Students begin this class by practicing fundamental painting techniques to describe the nature of light and form in the physical world, and then progress to express individual content. The curriculum culminates in the completion of a series of paintings that display formal and conceptual maturity.

Sculpture

Sculpture

Sculptural techniques are taught in three broad categories; clay modeling, mold making and casting, and assemblage. Students learn how to develop their ideas in three- dimensional media, and may at times create works that combine two and three-dimensional media. The curriculum culminates in the completion of a series of sculptures that display formal and conceptual maturity.

Portrait

Portrait

The Portrait course covers comprehensive methods for developing portrait projects, including how to draw facial features, and how to discover ways to represent a subject’s identity through content, color and texture.

Landscape

Landscape

This course is an introduction to the theme of landscape drawing and painting. Students will learn concepts and techniques to depict natural and man made elements and spaces in perspective.

Still Life

Still Life

The still life course allows students to explore diverse, unexpected media and subject matter to render objects and materials from life.

Figure Drawing

Figure Drawing

A supplement to the drawing curriculum in which students draw from live models in the studio to acquire a better understanding of gesture and anatomical form. Students may also use figure drawing sessions as a resource for works based on individual content.

Watercolor

Water Color

A course in the use of watercolor to describe volume, light, and texture. Watercolor is also explored as a medium to be combined with drawing media.

Illustration

Illustration

The illustration curriculum extends the student’s knowledge in fine arts media to create solutions in illustration. This includes developing and utilizing narrative devices and pictorial symbolism. Emphasis is placed on dry media and fast-drying media, such as ink, watercolor and gouache. Students may resolve projects as single images or as series of images in sequential formats, such as hand-bound books and comic strips.

Fashion Illustration

Fashion Illustration

The Fashion Design course begins with instruction on how to draw the standard fashion figure, which will be used as a base for a series fashion sketches and illustrations. As students develop their drawing skills, they investigate historical and contemporary fashion and use it as a resource for their own fashion designs. Finally, using the fashion figure, students illustrate their own line of garments in detail, using pen, ink, marker, and wash techniques.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

This class will provide an overview of the design communication process including conceptualization, creative processes, typography, and technology. Students will gain skills in digital Illustration, Photoshop, page layout, image-scanning and image manipulation. Graphic design elements of typography, production, color separation, digital printing processes and photography will also be addressed.

Fashion Design

Fashion Design

In the Fashion Design course students learn the professional techniques used in the construction of garments. Pattern making, sewing, cutting, construction, and finishing techniques are used to create garments in cotton or cotton-type fabrics. Areas of concentration are the garments fit, balance, style, creativity and proportion.

Architecture & Interior Design

Architecture & Interior Design

This course introduces students to designing interior and exterior spaces, using conceptual approaches to design problems and solutions. Students learn about rendering, materials, methods, and techniques, as well as color theory. Learned techniques and materials are applied to structural drawings, plans, and elevations.

TUITION

from  $2400 / 2 WKS

Portfolio

Preparation


INTENSIVE

2 to 12 Weeks

4 Hour-long Class

2 Classes per Day

Unlimited Classes per Week

Begins on Mar 5th, 2018


$30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Own Material Purchase Required


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from  $1440 / 12 Classes

(1 Course)

Portfolio

Preparation



12 Weeks Program

4 Hour-long Class

12 Classes per Each Course

1 Class per Week

Begins on Mar 5th, 2018


$30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Own Material Purchase Required


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from  $1200 / 12 Classes

(1 Course)

Fine Arts

& Design



12 Weeks Program

4 Hour-long Class

12 Classes per Each Course

1 Class per Week

Begins on Mar 5th, 2018


$30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

$75 Material Fee per Course


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from  $900 / 12 Classes

(1 Course)

Young

Artist



12 Weeks Program

3 Hour-long Class

12 Classes per Each Course

1 Class per Week

Begins on Mar 5th, 2018


$30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

$75 Material Fee per Course


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