DRAWING & PAINTING
AGES: (5½ to 8) 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
AGES: (8 to 14) 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Week 1 June 20-24
EVERYDAY THINGS! Week 1 Ages 8-14
The things that you see every day and objects that fascinate your artistic brain: discover tools and techniques for drawing and painting still life and 3- dimensional images that you see at home, in your yard, at school or even in the palm of your hand. You’ll also create a ‘drawing journal’ and discover the command and freedom you will achieve in your own art work.
Week 2 June 27-30
PAINT PAINT PAINT!!
No drawing please!!!… at least not with just a pencil. Back by popular demand! Paint, Paint, Paint is a week filled with brushes and color: we’ll create our own paintings modeled from different 19th and 20th century art movements: Abstract, Expressionism, Surrealism, Pop Art and collage. Da Vinci, Picasso, Andy Warhol, Van Gogh and Matisse are some of the artists we will emulate.
Week 3 July 5-8
Have you ever wished you could draw or paint a realistic portrait of yourself or your friends? Using basic concepts of proportion, line, value, form and spacial relationships, discover how to build images of portraits and people, ad facial features and capture a likeness. Through a series of creative projects, experiment with a variety of media including watercolor, collage, acrylics, pastels and charcoal to create realistic and impressionistic images of the human face and figure.
Week 4 July 11-15
Creatures Above and Below
From the sunny surface to the darkest depths… Explore, draw and create a wide variety of animals. In addition techniques will be introduced emphasizing color,
texture and gesture.
texture and gesture.
Week 5 July 18-22
Week 6 July 25-29
Students will choose from several of the 2011’s most popular movie characters:… Kung Fu Panda 2, Thor, Diary of a Whimpy Kid, Harry Potter, The Sitter, and Winnie the Pooh. We’ll spend the week drawing and painting!
Week 7 August 1-5
Anything that our eyeballs see is some kind of line or shape, whether it’s a baseball in the corner of the garage or a stop sign on the street corner. Any color that you see when you view the foothills and mountains can be mixed with a brush and painted on canvas. Explore a wide variety of techniques in acrylic paints, watercolor, oil pastel and more to create outdoor scenes and vistas while learning how to see with your brush.
Week 8 August 8-12
Wk 9 August 15-19
We show you how to draw some of your favorite cartoon characters and create some of your own! This camp is a fun and comical way of learning how to draw people, animals and even furniture and buildings! We’ll use open and ink, watercolors, acrylics, markers and more to finish our creations and learn about 3-D and perspective techniques that help give our images a senses of depth and motion.
Wk 10 August 22-26
Join this exploration of watercolor painting. Learn different wash and brush techniques while creating landscapes, abstracts, and paintings of everyday things.