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An Immersive and Interdisciplinary Arts Curriculum

Drawing Studios develop and strengthen hand-eye coordination and drawing skills while Specializations deepen skills in specific areas of artistic study. While it is optimal for students to enroll in both courses for the full 5-day experience, 2-day and 3-day options are also available.

All Summer of Art classes meet Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PDT. Outside assignments supplement in-class coursework. 

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Specializations are designed to provide an in-depth, robust, and comprehensive exploration of a specific field of art or design. Specializations meet three days a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (MWF) or Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (TWTh).

  • 3 days per week
  • 6.5 hours per meeting
  • 90 contact hours total
  • 2 college credits

Drawing Studios cover fundamental skills required of all art and design disciplines including fashion, painting, photography, digital media, and others rooted in observational drawing. These courses offer a window into the learning experiences of a first year Otis College undergraduate student. Drawing Studios meet two days a week on Monday and Friday (MF) or Tuesday and Thursday (TTh).

  • 2 days per week
  • 6.5 hours per meeting
  • 45 contact hours total
  • 1 college credit