UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College: Digital Drawing & Watercolor in Architecture


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: January
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: College Courses, Arts, Painting & Drawing
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
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    Learn about pre-college opportunities Summer Session 2021. Our online pre-college programs are designed to give you a preview of the UMass student experience, including college-level academics and being part of a learning community of high school students from all across the U.S. and the world.


    This 2-week program is designed for students who want to explore the fundamentals of digital drawing and digital watercolor. Emphasis will be on architecture and landscape architecture.

    Students will learn to use Adobe Photoshop to create digital art on a computer, and use Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Adobe Fresco apps to draw and paint on iPad. Basic artistic and design concepts will be covered, such as composition, color, value, and perspective. This digital art program is project-based so that students will end the course with a collection of digital representations that can be part of their portfolio.

    No experience needed. For high school students at all levels who are interested in architecture, landscape architecture, or fine art.

    Courses will be delivered online through live meetings and will include offline assignment and projects.Courses meet synchronously 3 - 5 times per week primarily using Zoom, but may use other communication tools. Courses will be managed through UMass Amherst's Moodle or Blackboard platforms. Learn more about Blackboard and Moodle

    Cost and Session Information

    Dates: July 12 - July 23, 2021

    One-Week Intensives: $1,697

    *Program fees listed below include tuition and registration, materials and software may be required.
    *All programs require submission of $35 application fee.

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