School of Extended Studies

Ages 12 To 14

Ceramics Ages 12-14

In this summer camp student will learn the different techniques in clay such as pinching, coiling, slab building, carving, texturing and throwing on the potter's wheel. Students will use these skills to create many different items; there are no limitations to what they can make or create. The class will focus on function objects as well as sculptural art pieces, and will provide an exciting experience on the fundamentals and nature of clay. Everyone will have many pieces to take home and be proud of for years to come.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: July 10 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0341   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Toni Losey

Site: P303, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Jul 17 - Jul 21, Mon to Fri 9:00am-4:00pm   (5 sessions)

Tuition: $ 310



Art Outside the Gallery

Art makes the world a beautiful place by adding colour, shapes and pattern into the environment. Exploring the ideas presented in graffiti and urban art, students will learn to make art outside in a space beyond paper, galleries and canvas through collaborative and solo projects. Students will learn to attack large scale art, such as murals, and sidewalk art by using the environment that surrounds them.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: July 24 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0363   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Jenn Carson

Site: P203, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Jul 31 - Aug 04, Mon to Fri 9:00am-4:00pm   (5 sessions)

Tuition: $ 295



Illustration, Image and Text

This course allows students to explore the relationship between text and image. Throughout the course students will learn to create visual compositions along with successful integration of text, including comics, posters and short stories. Students will be exposed to a variety of techniques and materials such as gouache, pens and ink, and watercolour.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: July 04 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0368   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Jenn Carson

Site: P203, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Jul 10 - Jul 14, Mon to Fri , 9am-4pm   (5 sessions)

Tuition: $ 295



Intro to Sewing and Fashion Design

Discover and explore the process of fashion design and construction while learning basic sewing and garment assembly skills. Students will build and develop a mock collection by considering colour, fabric, shape and feel to assemble mood boards depicting their choices and design ideas. Students will shape their potential fashion collection and develop their presentation skills by having a critique session. Learning of all the steps taken when developing a fashion collection from scratch! Students will learn basic machine and hand sewing skills, including but not limited to, straight sewing, straight seams, curved seams, pocket assembly, zipper application, hemming and seam finishing. These skills will then be applied to the construction of a garment using a commercial pattern. Each student will finish the week with a completed mood board, a sewing sample book, a sample project and a garment sewn by them!

Registration and withdrawal deadline: July 17 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0373   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Elliot Mussett

Site: P202, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Jul 24 - Jul 28, Mon to Fr 9:00am-4:00pm 17/07/24 for 1wks   (5 sessions)

Tuition: $ 295



Intro to Comics and Zine Making

This class will introduce students to the visual language of comics and the basics of zine-making. Through individual and group exercises, students will learn the core techniques of writing and illustrating for comics, manga, and graphic novels. Using common and inexpensive materials, such as printer paper, pens, and even dental foss, students will learn simple photocopying and binding techniques while creating collaborative comic zines. The zine is a unique medium for self-expression with endless possibilities, so all skill levels and styles of drawing are welcome. All materials will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring any preferred drawing materials with which they are already familiar.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: June 27 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0380   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Kyle Bridgett

Site: P204, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Jul 04 - Jul 07, Tue to Fri 9:00am-4:00pm   (4 sessions)

Tuition: $ 240



Comic Cave

In this course students will explore some basic visual and narrative techniques that can be used to make comics. Topics covered may include bookbinding, text and symbols, storyboarding, illustration, character and world design, inking and collage. Students will each make a sketch book to use and take home with them and will also participate in a collaborative class comic project which will be submitted to the end of summer art show. Historical and contemporary examples of popular and alternative graphic novels will be introduced and students will have access to some reading materials in class. Students are encouraged to bring in relevant graphic novels, illustrations or objects/figures to share or use as inspiration.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: August 08 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0382   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Elyse Moir

Site: P203, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Aug 14 - Aug 18, Mon to Fri 9:00am-4:00pm   (5 sessions)

Tuition: $ 295



Board Games

Incorporating elements of illustration, design, narrative, and craft, students will create a playable thematic board game of their own design. Throughout the week, students will consider a variety of play mechanics used in tabletop gaming. Drawing on these possible mechanics, and on some of their own, students will create an original theme, mood, and story for their own board game. Working in pairs, and in larger groups for feedback, students will a develop their games from concept sketches and theoretical rules, to prototyping, and finally to a playable handmade tabletop game.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: August 14 2017

Course Code: ESYP-0383   [Course is Completed]

Instructor: Kyle Bridgett

Site: P214, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Aug 21 - Aug 25, MTWThF 9:00am-4:00pm 17/08/21 for 1wks   (5 sessions)

Tuition: $ 295



Contact us:
extendedstudies@nscad.ca
T 902 494-8185

Mailing Address:
5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 3J6

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4th Floor, Student Accounts
Halifax, NS

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-4pm