Camps for Grades 9-12

Kids Summer Art Camps for grades 9-12

Classes in this category are appropriate for anyone in rising grades 9-12.

 * indicates a NEW class

Session 1: June 15-19

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Opposites Attract *
Instructor: Sue Soper
Grades 9-12
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Explore the opposite worlds of jigsaw relief printmaking and monoprinting! Jigsaw relief uses linoleum cut up like puzzle pieces, reassembled, and printed. Multi-color prints will be passed through the printing press or printed by hand. Monoprinting will be used to create textures and patterns, for one-of-a-kind prints!

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Zines!
Instructor: Lucy Kagan
Grades 9-12
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Express your unique voice and perspective! Through drawing, collage, and pairing images with text, students will learn to make their own small circulation, self published zine while exploring the history, process, and purpose behind the medium.

Session 2: June 22-26

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Gelli Art *
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 9-12
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Learn to incorporate Gelli printing into your paintings to make mixed-media artwork full of colors, textures, and patterns. Gelli printing is a versatile type

 

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Storytelling for Animation*
Instructor: Natalia Lopes
Grades 9-12
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Do you love anime? Have you always wanted to take your drawings to the next level? Work to uncover your hidden talents as you gather inspiration from your favorite anime artists and create your own portfolio of characters.

Session 3: July 6-10

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Handmade Mugs *
Instructor: Megan Shawkey
Grades 9-12
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In this class students will learn introductory clay skills, such as how to make a variety of forms with handbuilding, like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Students will create a mug, representing their individuality through form and thoughtful design.

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Weaving from 2D to 3D *
Instructor: Emily Howard
Grades 9-12
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Students will learn basic coiling, weaving, and felting techniques while finding inspiration from contemporary fiber artists such as Nick Cave and Sheila Hicks.

 

Session 4: July 13-17

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Intro to Handbuilding *
Instructor: Collin Moody
Grades 9-12
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Students will learn how to use clay as an art medium. Exploring basic methods of construction, decoration, and sculptural techniques to create one-of-a-kind ceramics.

 

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Image Transfers*
Instructor: Ana Teresa Galizes
Grades 9-12
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Students will learn how to transfer images to different surfaces such as paper, canvas, and wood. Methods and processes covered in this class include packing tape transfers, gel medium transfers, and combining transfers with mixed mediums. Students will create an image transfer postcard, wall hanging, and so much more!

Session 5: July 20-24

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Intro to Figure Drawing
Instructor: Alia El-Bermani
Grades 9-12
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Work with a clothed live model as you develop an understanding of proper proportions, structure and basic human anatomy. Fundamental principles of drawing such as line and tone will be discussed and demonstrated. This class is for all levels.

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Portrait Drawing
Instructor: Alia El-Bermani
Grades 9-12
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Learn how to capture a likeness by drawing from the live model. Develop a deep understanding of proper proportions, structure and basic anatomy. Strengthen your ability and understanding of the human head whether you are an absolute beginner or an advanced student.

Session 6: July 27-31

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Upcycled Sculpture
Instructor: Collin Moody
Grades 9-12
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Explore the world of sculpture through recycled materials. While reflecting on the importance of reuse students will learn to build 3D artworks with unlikely supplies.

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Digital Anime Art 
Instructor: Natalia Lopes
Grades 9-12
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Take your anime to the next level! Using a laptop with free FireAlpaca software students will develop characters and practice sequencing. *Laptop required for this class* Contact bcarlson@artspacenc.org if you need assistance obtaining a laptop for this class.

 

Session 7: August 3-7

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Intro to Figure Drawing
Instructor: Alia El-Bermani
Grades 9-12
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Work with a clothed live model as you develop an understanding of proper proportions, structure and basic human anatomy. Fundamental principles of drawing such as line and tone will be discussed and demonstrated. This class is for all levels.

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Intro to Embroidery *
Instructor: Jennifer Markowitz
Grades 9-12
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Join the growing number of contemporary artists using embroidery to create their art! In this introduction to embroidery learn to use a needle and thread to create decorative pieces and to embellish clothing.

Session 8: August 10-14

Morning, 9a-12 noon

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Portrait Drawing 
Instructor: Alia El-Bermani
Grades 9-12
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Learn how to capture a likeness by drawing from the live model. Develop understanding of proper facial proportions, structure and basic anatomy. Strengthen your ability and understanding of the human head whether you are an absolute beginner or an advanced student.

 

Afternoon, 1-4p

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Intro to Printmaking * 
Instructor: Sue Soper
Grades 9-12
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Are you curious about printmaking techniques? In this sampler class, students will experiment with lithography, monoprinting, and relief. Using safe, water-based inks, students will learn how to print by hand, as well as, using an etching press. A variety of papers will be explored.