Courses

Get ready to star on your own YouTube® channel. Students will create their own YouTube® concept and learn the basics of shooting video, utilizing green screen and editing.


June 17-21, 2024, W*015 and W*017
Create your own animated cartoon! Make hand drawn images move to produce a short animation. Students can work with hand drawn or computer drawn images.


June 17-21, 2024, W*008
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*008
Get messy and try new things. Spend half of the day working with clay in the ceramics studio and the other half in the sculpture studio exploring the world in three dimensions. New projects every day.


June 17-21, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
June 24-28, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
Learn how to use a sewing machine while making simple, fun projects.


June 17-21, 2024, W*217
Students will work from images of people, places and things to develop and improve drawing skills.


June 24-28, 2024, W*211 and W*213
July 15-19, 2024
Bring your minifigs and have them star in your own movies. Students will work with Legos®, modeling clay and everyday objects to create animated video shorts.


June 24-28, 2024, W*013
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*013
Invent your own characters and put them in hilarious situations with action and dialogue. Draw your character and/ or scenes from your story to make your script complete.


June 24-28, 2024, W*200
Bring your funny bone and create your own cartoon and comic book characters. Learn how to draw your characters with dynamic facial expressions and gestures that reveal their humorous personalities.


July 8-12, 2024, W*206 and W*015
Have a blast with hands-on experiments. Make your own paints from minerals and play with light and color. Then enter the world of virtual reality and create in 3D and explore green screen special effects.


July 8-12, 2024, W*015 and W*305
SOLD OUT! WAITLIST AVAILABLE! Picture the perfect bedroom, game room or coffee shop. Students will create a mood board and scale model of their interior design that reflects their personal style.


July 8-12, 2024, W*307
Explore the color wheel and mix your own colors. Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration and experiment with watercolors, acrylics and handmade brushes.


July 8-12, 2024, W*207
Learn tricks to taking better pictures in and around CCS and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Take your photos and learn basic editing skills in Photoshop®.


July 15-19, 2024, W*015 and W*017
Block printing, shibori, soft sculpture, weaving and more! Try your hand at fiber art with multiple fabric-based art projects everyday.


July 15-19, 2024, B*307 and B*308
Create digital designs using color and shape, character drawings or even your own personal logo. Take those designs and learn how to make buttons, stickers, posters and more!


July 15-19, 2024, W*015
Imagine a character. Is it a monster? An aardvark? Does it jump and dance? Draw your character by hand and then make it move using computer animation software, wacom tablets and pens.


July 22-26, 2024, W*001
Design the next Bugatti, Ferrari, or Lamborghini! Learn the tricks to drawing vehicles in perspective with correct proportions and accuracy of shape.


July 22-26, 2024, W*206
Create pictures that tell a story using computers and/or tablets. Develop strong drawings by using composition, color and other illustration fundamentals using the latest software and technology.


July 22-26, 2024, W*009
Create your own video game map using CCS's state-of-the-art facilities. Explore the game design process from ideation to creating a basic game using Scratch®, Unity®, or Unreal Engine®.


July 22-26, 2024, W*010
Visualize, create and wear the most amazing costume ever! Sketch out a design from imagination or reference an existing costume or character. Create a personalized wearable costume without a sewing machine. Show off your costume during a live fashion show at the end of the day on Friday.


July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*217
Try new and innovative ways of making art! Create and reproduce your design through the processes of screen printing, monotypes, cyanotypes, block printing and more. Students will visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration.


July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*205