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    Champlain Pre-College Summer Programs: Art & Design Portfolio Course

    Champlain Pre-College Summer Programs: Art & Design Portfolio Course


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Design, Game Design, Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    This pre-college summer program includes a rigorous college-level studio curriculum that is serious, challenging, and fun at the same time. Students will gain hands-on experience with a variety of art mediums and software programs, experience what it is be like to study art and design on a college level, and have the opportunity to confirm that it’s a good fit for them, all while earning 3 transferable college credits.

    In the Art & Design Portfolio Course students will have the opportunity to:

    • Specialize in graphic design, game art, or creative media
    • Express detailed observational skills through hand drawing
    • Reproduce traditional media creations in digital media
    • Create compositions from photographic or scanned images by creating and modifying pixel-based imagery (Photoshop)
    • Create and modify vector-based imagery (Adobe Illustrator)
    • Create and manipulate multiple design elements for effective composition (InDesign)
    • Use industry-specific software to create new works of visual design, game art, other creative media
    • Present work to others in a clear and professional manner
    • Participate in group critiques to demonstrate effective listening skills and the ability to deliver honest and constructive criticism

    Located on the shores of Lake Champlain in beautiful Burlington, Vermont, Champlain College's Pre-College Summer Programs provide students with a robust learning environment and the opportunity to make new connections with peers and faculty who have shared interests. (Space is limited.)

    Cost and Session Information

    PROGRAM DATES:  July 6 - July 21, 2024

    PROGRAM FEE:  $4,500

    • This all-inclusive package includes:
    • Instruction
    • Studio and class materials
    • On-campus housing 
    • All meals
    • Use of professional equipment and facilities
    • Social and recreational activities
    • Transportation to and from outings
    • Program t-shirt