Teen Art Shuffle (Grades 6-12)
Teen Art Shuffle is our core teen art program that allows students to become well-rounded artists by shuffling projects across drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media. Students engage in One River School’s innovative curriculum inspired by contemporary artists that stimulates their imagination and helps them develop essential technical skills in a fun classroom environment.
Portfolio Development Grades 9-12
One River School has developed a unique Portfolio Development Program for motivated Teens that approach to Art and Design education. Based on years of research, our program provides compelling teen students with the most comprehensive and current understanding of contemporary art practices.
Students will work with their instructor to analyze & evaluate the work they are developing in class, independently. Collectively the program will convey contemporary approaches of art making, how best to establish a competent portfolio & artist statement, and how to articulate the personal motivation behind their art.
As a result, each student will be guided to establish a unique & comprehensive body of work which demonstrates an experimentation with materials, ideas and an overall approach to art making that is investigative, ambitious and individualized.
Teen Art Shuffle Plus
Teen Art Shuffle PLUS is designed for teen artists who want a rigorous art experience, challenging projects and a longer studio practice time. Students complete ambitious artworks while working on projects inspired by contemporary artists. Students develop technical and conceptual skills while producing an impressive body of work across drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media.
Teen Focus on Manga
Teen Focus on Manga allows students to develop skills across illustration, character design and storytelling while concentrating on traditional and contemporary Japanese Manga style. Students use illustration markers, Sakura pens, Kuretaka ink nibs and watercolors to create inspiring artworks that represent their unique artistic voice inspired by Manga.
Teen Focus on Drawing
Teen Focus on Drawing is designed for teen students who want to become experienced drawers with strong technical skills. Students master the principles of using line, tone, light, texture, composition, spacial depth and perspective through fun and engaging drawing projects.
Teen Digital Art Shuffle
Teen Digital Art Shuffle is One River School’s core digital art and design class that brings fine art and technology together by providing students with the tools, software and inspiration to make art on a virtual canvas. Students shuffle projects across digital drawing, digital paintings, graphic designs and animation using the latest software and digital tools including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & Animate and XP-Pen Tablets.
Teen Photo Shuffle
Teen Photo Shuffle explores the technical and conceptual skills needed for teen students to realize their photography visions. Students experiment with different approaches to taking photos while strengthening their ability to think creatively, see the world through the camera’s lens and create photography as a form of artistic expression.
Teen Focus on Animation
Teen Focus on Animation takes aspiring animators on a journey across animation techniques and taking their skills in character development, figure motion, lip syncing, frame-by-frame, tweening to the next level.
*Students must demonstrate experience using Adobe Animate or have completed a minimum of one year in One River School’s core digital program, Digital Art Shuffle.
Teen Focus on Design
Teen Focus on Design is specifically designed for digital artists interested in commercial and graphic design who want to explore industry relevant skills such as: branding, logo creation, visual identity, and layout. Students will establish their unique artistic voice as a designer as they create designs with a focus on practical and professional use.
*Students must demonstrate experience using Adobe Photoshop or have completed a minimum of one year in One River School’s core digital program, Digital Art Shuffle.