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AP Studio Art Summer Classes
Figure Drawing & Perspective


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Figure Drawing – 3 weeks  ($1,450)

Art material (required)

    • Sketchbook 18 x 24
    • Prismacolor sticks
    • Eraser


    1. The human figure

    Proportions: head length measures body length, arm & leg length and shoulder length

    the individual parts: 17 parts without joints (head/neck/torso/waist/pelvis/ upper arm X 2/ lower arm X 2/ upper leg X2/ Lower arm X 2 / hand X 2/Foot X 2)

    moveable parts

    2. Heads: block in the head/ head in different position/ head movement/ light & shadow on the head

    3. Hands and feet: hands’ structure/ the power of hands expression/ feet’s structure

    4. Figure in motion: line of action/ drawing figure in balance/ movement of spine and body/ foreshortening/ silhouette

    Perspective – 3 weeks ($1,450)

    Art material (required)

    • Sketchbook 12 x 9
    • Pencil
    • Pen
    • Eraser


    1. One-point perspective environment and figure: head above horizon line; head on the horizon line; heel on the horizon line

    2. Two-point perspective: interior environment with figure; exterior environment with figure

    3. Three-point perspective – looking up; looking down


    Whether or not you are looking to apply for arts-related majors, the artistic portfolio built from HSArts AP Studio Art summer classes will add an edge to your college portfolios.

    100% of HSArts graduates who chose to apply to art colleges have all been accepted into their top choice colleges thus far, including RISD, Parsons, Pratt Institute, SAIC, and ArtCenter at Pasadena.

    Note: This is a non-credit-bearing program. External students who wish to gain credit for AP Studio Art at HSArts may sign up and complete the credit-bearing course during the regular school year at an additional cost. Please inquire for further details.

    Registration Fee
    Early drop off


    Fees apply
    Summer camps at HSArts start June 15!

    We understand that many families have been affected by city and state level shelter-in-place orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are dedicated to continue supporting our families however we can, offering a variety of camps and activites in a safe and clean environment on campus. If you do not feel comfortable sending your child to HSArts due to unforeseen reasons related to the pandemic, please let us know and we'll work together to find a solution that works for you.

    Per our standard cancellation policy, tuition is non-refundable one week before each session starts.

    *The one time enrollment fee for new families is nonrefundable, but will be applied towards future enrollment.

    • “Both sisters truly enjoyed every single day attended, thank you for the great staffs, programs, and facility!”

      —Yvonne, parent of 12 and 8 years old

    • “This is the best summer camp I ever had!”

      —Angel, 13

    • "My daughter progressed so much in dance in just one summer!"

      —Nan, parent of 11 year old

    • Dance classes were so fun and the teachers were so amazing that I wanted to stay for full-time!


    Save up to $1000 for referrals!
    Help your friends save $50 off camp tuition.
    Receive a $50 voucher for each referral.
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    1. Get 10% off by signing up for 2 weeks or more.

    2. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount before February 28, 2020

    3. Sibling discounts - receive a 10% tuition discount for your second child, and 20% off for a third child

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    Discover new possibilities.
    Explore your inner artist.
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