Week-long Camps by Session

Week-long Art Camps

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Session 1: June 15 – 19

Grade 3 – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Myths & Legends from Around the World NEW
Instructor: Gab Corter
Grades 3 – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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From Scotland to China, explore some of the worlds most interesting creatures and stories using various media such as glue batik, stylized pen and ink, and three dimensional collage.

Grade 6 – 8

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Anime Art Just Added!
Instructor: David Anyanwu
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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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.

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Session 2: June 22 – 26

Grades 3 – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Artbots 
Instructor: Keith Norval
Grades 3 – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Beep-boop-bop-beep. Draw, build, paint and collage robot-themed art.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Woodland Creatures 
Instructor: Anna Podris
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Using mixed-media students will explore the forest and the creatures that live in this habitat.

Grades 6 – 8

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Anime Art 
Instructor: David Anyanwu
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

SOLD OUT, Waitlist Available
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.

Grades 9 – 12

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Printmaking Without a Press 
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 9 – 12
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Are you curious about printmaking? In this class you will experiment with materials and techniques and learn how to add detail and texture to create one of a kind prints.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

VirtualWeb_SummerClasses7Visual Storytelling for Animation NEW
Instructor: Natalia Lopes
Grades 9 – 12
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Students will learn about the creative process behind developing a story and creating visual assets for animation. Through story writing, character design and storyboarding students will create their own visual narratives.

 

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Session 3: July 6 – 10

Grades K – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Make Your Own Masterpiece NEW
Instructor: Tara Kernan
Grades K – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Discover the life and works of some of the world’s most famous artists while creating your own “inspired-by” masterpieces. From Matisse to O’Keeffe this class is a fun journey through art history!

Grades 3 – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Mini Place Mini Space NEW
Instructor: Sonya Drum
Grades 3 – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Imagine being an insect moving through the world. How does scale affect our perception of the spaces around us? Using mixed media students will produce mini projects that have a big impact.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Fantasy Map Making NEW
Instructor: Sonya Drum
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Maps are windows into adventures and new worlds. Students will use mixed media to make maps of their own.

Grades 6 – 8

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Abstract Painting
Instructor: Michele Yellin
Grades 6 – 8
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Learn to take a recognizable image and abstract it through use of simplification, color and other principles of design. Create a strong series of paintings on canvas that will teach you how to manipulate everyday life into pure form and color.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Intro to Comics 
Instructor: Lucy Kagan
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

SOLD OUT, Waitlist Available
Create and develop your own comic book characters! Using techniques such as pen and ink, watercolor, collage, and book binding. Students will learn how to use shading, speech bubbles, and story lines to design their own mini comic book.

Grades 9 – 12

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Ceramics: Handmade Mugs NEW
Instructor: Taylor McGee
Grades 9 – 12
Morning, 10 – 11a

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In this class, students will learn introductory clay skills and different handbuilding techniques. Students will create a mug that expresses their individuality through form and thoughtful design.

*At the end of the week ceramics can be dropped off at Artspace to be fired in our kiln. Additional details will be shared upon registration.

 

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Session 4: July 13 – 17

Grades 3 – 5

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Creative Cacti NEW
Instructor: Sonya Drum
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Explore the many fascinating forms of these strange desert plants. Students will use a variety of mediums to create prickly projects.

Grades 6 – 8

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Painting with Pastels
Instructor: Jeny Brill
Grades 6 – 8
Morning, 10 – 11a

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In this class students will use oil pastels to create vibrant “paintings”. Exploring the genre of landscape through multiple oil pastel techniques and the investigation of color theory.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Visual Journaling
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Do you love drawing but need some fresh ideas? Students will learn lots of different approaches towards drawing, doodling, designing and collage as they create daily masterpieces using their life experiences.

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Session 5: July 20 – 24

Grades 3 – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Central + South American Art  NEW
Instructor: Tara Kernan
Grades 3 – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Students will discover the colorful cultures of Central and South America as they create their own original pieces inspired by traditional art like Kuna Molas and Amate Bark Paintings!

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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The Art of Science NEW 
Instructor: Gab Corter
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Explore science through art. In this class students will create a beautiful faux butterfly specimen box, a petri dish of giant germs, a life size body cutout complete with collaged organs and arteries, and so much more!

Grades 6 – 8

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Intro to Watercolor NEW
Instructor: Ana Teresa Galizes
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Turn your old notions of watercolors upside down. Begin with the basics. Explore techniques such as wet into wet painting, intentional water blossoms, spattering, scraping, and adding texture.

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Advanced Anime Art 
Instructor: David Anyanwu
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

SOLD OUT, Waitlist Available
If you have previously taken anime classes, this is your chance to go beyond the basics! Delve more deeply into the world of character creation, line work, shading and coloring, as well as full page composition.

Grades 9 – 12

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Portrait Drawing
Instructor: TBA
Grades 9 – 12
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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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.

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Session 6: July 27 – 31

Grades K – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Music Makers NEW
Instructor: Tara Kernan
Grades K – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Many artists have used music as an inspiration for their visual art, and now it’s your turn to be inspired by the beat! Students will explore musical art and create their own masterpieces through painting, pastel and collage.

Grades 3 – 5

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Weave it Wild Reptiles
Instructor: Jan French
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Learn all about loom weaving and weave your own reptile!

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Quest for Camelot NEW
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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The search for knights for King Arthur’s table begins! Come explore the myths of Camelot through mixed media art projects.

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Kaleidoscopic Collages NEW
Instructor: Virginia Maier
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Create your own kaleidoscopic collages inspired by the Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhaze, well known for her colorful prints, paintings, and installations. Students will learn about organic and geometric shapes, composition, and color theory to create one of a kind designs.

Grades 6 – 8

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Weave it Wild Animal Kingdom
Instructor: Jan French
Grades 6 – 8
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Learn about loom weaving and make your own creature!

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Mosaic Magic NEW
Instructor: TBA
Grades 6 – 8
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Using glass, ceramic and other found materials, students will create glittering mosaic projects that are both functional and decorative.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Intro to Comics
Instructor: Lucy Kagan
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Create and develop your own comic book characters! Using techniques such as pen and ink, watercolor, collage, and book binding. Students will learn how to use shading, speech bubbles, and story lines to design their own mini comic book.

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Session 7: August 3 – 7

Grades 3 – 5

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Walk Like An Egyptian NEW
Instructor: Tara Kernan
Grades 3 – 5
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Learn about the ancient Egyptians by exploring their art. Projects include carving hieroglyphs, giant size self-portraits as Egyptian Pharaohs, Gods, and Goddesses, painting on papyrus, and so much more!

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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East Asian Art
Instructor: Tara Kernan
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Create original artwork inspired by the multiple art and cultural traditions of East Asian countries. Projects include legendary dragons, batik resists, Koi fish paintings, and lots more!

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Once Upon a Loom NEW
Instructor: Taylor McGee
Grades 3 – 5
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Fiber art and weaving have been a part of many beloved fairy tales. Discover the magic of fibers in classic fairytales and then tell your own stories as your fiber creations come to life through stitching, weaving, and felting!

Grades 6 – 8

Morning, 10 – 11a

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Visual Journaling Just Added!
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 6 – 8
Morning, 10 – 11a

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Do you love drawing but need some fresh ideas? Students will learn lots of different approaches towards drawing, doodling, designing and collage as they create daily masterpieces using their life experiences.

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Ceramics: Decorative Tiles NEW
Instructor: Taylor McGee
Grades 6 – 8
Morning, 10 – 11a

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This class will explore decorative ceramic techniques. Students will learn introductory clay skills, specifically relief carving and surface design culminating in a set of themed tiles.

*At the end of the week ceramics can be dropped off at Artspace to be fired in our kiln. Additional details will be shared upon registration.

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Advanced Anime Art Just Added!
Instructor: David Anyanwu
Grades 6 – 8
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

REGISTER
If you have previously taken anime classes, this is your chance to go beyond the basics! Delve more deeply into the world of character creation, line work, shading and coloring, as well as full page composition.

Grades 9 – 12

Afternoon, 1 – 2p

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Portrait Drawing 
Instructor: TBA
Grades 9 – 12
Afternoon, 1 – 2p

REGISTERDevelop 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.

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