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PRE COLLEGE PROGRAM

PRE COLLEGE PROGRAM

DESIGN

A unique opportunity to build a digital portfolio that meets today's elite college standards and learn the most compelling principles that drive innovative design.

OVERVIEW

One River School has developed a unique Pre College Program for motivated teens that offers the most innovative and practical approach to Art and Design education.

Based on years of research we have developed an approach that provides compelling teen students with the most comprehensive and current understanding of what universities look for in the best applicants. Our design program offers a comprehensive and rigorous preparatory experience that provides a unique experience for teenagers looking to pursue design in college.

Students will create a body of work which demonstrates an experimentation with software, ideas and an overall approach to design thinking which is investigative, ambitious and individualized.

  • Intensive three-semester program runs from October 2019 through May 2020
  • Each semester meets for 10 weeks with weekly 3-hour long classes
  • Students complete up to 3 finished portfolio ready digital artworks per semester
  • Taught by world-class educators and designed for advanced teen artists
  • All software included

CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1

FOUNDATIONS

October - December 2019

Our first semester is the foundation to mastering the basics and preparing the fundamental art or design assets for university applications.
Students focus on perspective, composition, representation, color theory and more.

Projects include:

  • Digital Drawing Foundation
  • Digital Painting Foundation
  • Digital 3D Foundation
  • Design Focus

SEMESTER 2

EXPERIMENTATIONS

January - March 2020

Our second semester focuses on a variety of process oriented projects which place an emphasis on experimentation and inventiveness... ultimately pushing the boundaries of our student's pure potential and guiding them in their development.

Projects include:

  • Experiments in Design
  • Experiments in Stylization
  • Experiments with Programs
  • Audience Discovery

SEMESTER 3

TRANSFORMATIONS

March - May 2020

The final semester allows students to build one-of-a-kind individualized portfolio outcomes that define their practice, dynamically change the context of their portfolios and leave them with an enhanced personal perspective.

Projects include:

  • User Design
  • Industry Connection
  • Virtual Presence
  • Branded Identity

SCHEDULE

SUNDAY SESSION
October 6 - June 14
1:15-4:15PM

Semester 1: October 6 – December 15 (Class does not meet on 12/1)
Semester 2 : January 12 – March 15
Semester 3 : April 5 – June 14 (Class does not meet on 4/12)

TUITION

PAID IN FULL

Includes all materials, software and class tuition for full three semester program.
Pay in full prior to program start and receive $200 savings.

$3,000

INSTALLMENTS

Includes all materials, software and class tuition for full three semester program.
25 % Deposit due at registration followed by five installments billed November through  March.

25% Deposit
$480 / Five Installments

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