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Virtual Art Camps

Virtual Week-long Art Camps

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Session 1: June 14 – 18

Grade 6 – 8

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Paper Cutting NEW
Instructor: Janelle Washington
Grades 6 – 8
10 – 11:30am

Students will learn the history and fundamentals of paper cutting through the use of scissors and an exacto knife. Students will explore different styles of paper cutting and learn how to create a personalized paper portrait complete with a paper frame.

Registration for this class is closed

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Visual Journaling 
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 6 – 8
10 – 11:30am
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Do you love drawing but need some fresh ideas? You’ll receive a new sketchbook and learn different approaches to drawing, doodling, designing + collage as you create daily masterpieces.

Registration for this class is closed

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Mini Comics
Instructor: Lucy Kagan
Grades 6 – 8
1 – 2:30pm

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.

Registration for this class is closed

 

Grade 9 – 12

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Introduction to Illustration NEW
Instructor: Kristen Solecki
Grades 9 – 12
10 – 11:30am

Explore the art of illustration and how to create drawings based on narratives. Students will learn how to tell a story through their drawings and how to add lettering. Students will create illustrations for a variety of real markets including their own four panel comic, book cover and much more!

Registration for this class is closed

 

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Session 2: June 21 – 25

Grade 6 – 8

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Watercolor Painting NEW 
Instructor: Kristen Solecki
Grades 6 – 8
10 – 11:30am
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Learn to use the medium of watercolor in a variety of traditional and non traditional methods. Students will learn about color theory and mixing to create their own color palettes and paintings that explore a variety of subject matter from animals to landscapes.

Registration for this class is closed

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Mosaic Magic NEW 
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 6 – 8
10 – 11:30am
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Using glass, ceramic, and other found materials you will create glittering mosaic projects that are both functional and decorative.

Registration for this class is closed

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Drawing Fantasy Creatures NEW 
Instructor: Lucy Kagan
Grades 6 – 8
1 – 2:30pm
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Create a fantasy world and populate it with your own original characters! This class will teach students how to look at the natural world for inspiration for the supernatural, explore folklore and legends, and think creatively when designing and drawing characters.
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Grade 9 – 12

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Self Portrait + Symbol NEW 
Instructor: Miranda Reichhardt
Grades 9 – 12
10 – 11:30am
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Through discussion and demos, students will come away with an understanding of symbols, archetypes, identities, and self-portraiture. Through the act of drawing students will learn the basic understanding of facial proportions and features by creating various sketches and one 18×24″ self-portrait, which will include rendered symbols chosen as personal to them.

Registration for this class is closed

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Session 3: June 28 – July 2

Grade 6 – 8

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Visual Journaling 
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 6 – 8
10 – 11:30am

Do you love drawing but need some fresh ideas? You’ll receive a new sketchbook and learn different approaches to drawing, doodling, designing + collage as you create daily masterpieces.

Registration for this class is closed

 

Grade 9 – 12

papercutting

Paper Cutting NEW 
Instructor: Janelle Washington
Grades 9 – 12
10 – 11:30am
Download Supply List 

Students will learn the history and fundamentals of paper cutting through the use of scissors and an exacto knife. Students will explore different styles of paper cutting and learn how to create a personalized paper portrait complete with a paper frame.
register

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Session 4: July 12 – 16

Grade 6 – 8

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Painting with Pastels 
Instructor: Jeny Brill
Grades 6 – 8
1 – 2:30pm
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In this class you will use oil pastels to create vibrant “paintings.” Explore the genre of landscape through multiple oil pastel techniques and the investigation of color theory.
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Grade 9 – 12

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Comic Foundations NEW 
Instructor: David Moses
Grades 9 – 12
1 – 2:30pm
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Students will learn what makes comics special and how to get started with cartooning. Learning to employ the elements of comics to tell a story and how to work through creative blocks.
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Session 5: July 19 – 23

Grade 9 – 12

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Digital Comics 
Instructor: Natalia Lopes
Grades 9 – 12
1 – 2:30pm
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In this class, students will be introduced to visual sequential storytelling using a digital platform. Learn to create short comic scripts, thumbnails for pages, digital penciling and inking, and how to add color and lettering.
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Session 6: July 26 – 30

Grade 3 – 5

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Crafty Creatures 
Instructor: Gretchen Phillips
Grades 3 – 5
10 – 11:30am
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In this class students will create creatures using collage, sewing, mixed media, and more!

SOLD OUT, Waitlist available

Grade 6 – 8

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The Art of Bookmaking NEW 
Instructor: Jeny Brill
Grades 6 – 8
1 – 2:30pm
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Books are an art form that go beyond turning the pages. Create a journal, art book, sculptural book, and a personal storytelling book, while exploring various bookbinding styles.
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Grade 9 – 12

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Visual Storytelling for Animation NEW 
Instructor: Natalia Lopes
Grades 9 – 12
1 – 2:30pm
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Students will explore the art of visual storytelling and the process of pre-production for animation. This class will cover the basics of storytelling, character and prop design, storyboarding, and beat boards. By the end of the week, students will have put together a mini portfolio to pitch their animated story ideas.
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Session 7: August 2 – 6

Grade 9 – 12

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Intro to Illustration 
Instructor: Natalia Lopes
Grades 9 – 12
1 – 2:30pm
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Explore the art of illustration and how to create drawings based on narratives. Students will learn how to tell a story through their drawings and how to add lettering. Students will create a variety of illustration concepts working towards a final finished piece of their choosing.
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