I Met People Who Changed My Life

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Tessa, a camper at YPI 2013. When people say “YPI is not just a place, it’s a state of mind” it may sound cheesy at first. Really cheesy — like roll-your-eyes-at cheesy — but it’s not. And it’s not cheesy to believe in it, because I do. And when …

Patterns Out of Randomness and New Worlds

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Dan, Visual Arts Master Teacher at YPI. This summer in drawing and painting (with a little sculpture thrown in) was a mix of skills, styles, students, and teachers. There were three teachers, one from a classical drawing professional comic book background, one from a sculpture and printmaking perspective and one …

Drawing and Painting 2013

Explore various media to improve your understanding of the various techniques used in visual arts. Explore charcoal, acrylic paint, pen and ink, and other materials while working on your observation and composition skills. Explorations in both 2D and 3D design. Advanced students often focus on a theme of interest or work on portfolios. We will help students of any level …