Youth Winter/Spring Programs

Current Programs

3D Crafting
(February 23 - May 4) Mondays & Wednesday from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

This class is all about crafting objects for everyday use. Students will use CNC machines, electric cutters, 3D printers, and more to design a wide range of objects. Projects planned for this course include phone stands, coasters, coins, medallions, and more.

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    Winged-Creature Wall
    (February 23 - May 4) Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Students will learn the anatomy of winged creatures, such as butterflies, bats, etc. We will work on creating individual winged creatures through drawing, eventually turning them into 3D figures that will be displayed together on a wall as a collaborative.

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      Another Trip into the Multiverse
      (February 23 - May 4) Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

      This popular class uses Adobe Photoshop to make creative projects of all kinds, including fantasy, comics, and video game-inspired. Students will learn how to make composite images with layers and use a digital drawing tablet.

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        Career Connection: Augmented Reality @ CHICAT
        (January 18 - 28) Tuesday - Friday from 4:30 PM - 7 PM

        Use your artistic talents to create an interactive augmented reality filter. This course will mix concept sketching, 3D modeling, and vector art into one as you use Spark AR to make filters for use on social media.

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          Career Connection: The Muse of Music @ CHICAT
          (January 18 - 28) Tuesday - Friday from 4:30 PM - 7 PM

          The Muse of Music: In this course, you will create 3-5 abstract drawings or paintings based on a song of your choice. After researching and relating your song to a specific mood or emotion, you will create an expressive or subjective painting and justify your findings in an artist statement.

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            Career Connection: Photography Bootcamp @ CHICAT
            (January 18 - 28) Tuesday - Friday from 4:30 PM - 7 PM

            Get your photo chops sharpened in this very hands-on Bootcamp. Learn how to use manual exposure, lighting, and framing with a DSLR camera. We will take photos outside at dusk as well as inside using professional lighting and backdrops.

            To apply, visit https://www.afterschoolmatters.org/teens/apply/

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