2022 Summer Art Camp for Tweens (ages 10–12)

Monday–Friday, 10 AM–3 PM
This offering is for young artists ready to graduate to the next level of art camp, where they will explore art media and techniques in greater depth during two levitra sample daily studio sessions. Our talented teaching artists will guide tweens in developing their own personal style Good product and long expiration date; arrived quickly: cost of levitra at walmart. You can buy branded and generic medicines. while they learn and refine their art skills.

Sculpture Techniques and Comics, Cartoons, & Anime
June 20–24, 10 AM–3 PM
Sculpture Techniques: Create art in the round! Tweens will learn to use sculpting tools and techniques to create 3D sculptures. Tweens will go beyond hand-building—they will learn more advanced techniques to refine and build their sculptures. Students will work with a variety of sculpture materials and complete a 3D sculpture during this camp.
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NEW! Everything Clay and Essential Drawing & Painting Techniques
June 27–July 1, 10 AM–3 PM
NEW! Everything Clay: This camp is perfect for the tween looking to explore various types So far so good: buy viagra in us. You can buy branded and generic medicines. of clay. During the week tweens will get to use the pottery wheel to throw and embellish a functional ceramic piece that will be glazed and fired in the kiln. Tweens will also learn the techniques for working with paper clay, from building an armature to give the clay structure to ways to decorate their creations using paint, decoupage, or other materials. Finally, tweens will explore polymer clay by making everyday objects in miniature.
Essential Drawing & Painting Techniques: This camp is perfect for the tween looking to develop the foundational skills of drawing and painting.  Tweens will use their observational skills and gain familiarity with diverse media (such as graphite, charcoal, and acrylics) through drawing exercises that may include gesture drawings, blind contours, and contour drawings. Linear perspective, color theory, and building form with light and shadow will also be covered as tweens render their artistic creations.

Art Journaling and Fiber Arts (4 days)
July 5–8, 10 AM–3 PM
Art Journaling: Art journaling is a wonderful habit for everyone, not just artists! Keeping a journal that contains one’s inspirations, frustrations, dreams, and fears is a way to creatively process everyday life. Tweens will make their own journal with simple bookbinding techniques and will fill its pages both inside and outside of camp. We’ll also encourage tweens to share their journaling journey during camp.
Fiber Arts: Explore the wonderful world of fiber arts through color, texture, and pattern! Tweens will learn the basics of how to warp and weave on a loom to create different textiles that are functional or purely decorative. Campers will be creating several skill-building projects during this exciting week of camp. Set up the loom and let the creativity unfold!

Experimental Fashion and Watercolor Exploration
July 11–15, 10 AM–3 PM
Experimental Fashion: Create fashion! Tweens will explore traditional and non-traditional fashion design including sketching concepts and bringing them to fruition, making anything from everyday clothing items to cosplay. Multiple sewing and fabricating techniques will be covered while tweens create wearable art. Students will also have the opportunity to design their own t-shirt during this week of camp.
Watercolor Exploration: Watercolor is a classic painting medium that builds upon drawing skills while also incorporating color theory. The foundations of watercolor painting and color mixing will be explored as tweens are introduced to a variety of techniques, including basic washes, layering of paints, and how to create strong compositions with the interplay of dark and light values.

Printmaking Techniques and Jewelry Design
July 18–22, 10 AM–3 PM
Printmaking Techniques:  In this unique camp, tweens will create their own limited-edition prints on our professional presses. Tweens will learn various techniques, styles, and tools of the printmaking trade through demonstrations and hands-on practice. This camp will cover techniques including plexiglass drypoint and mono-printing as tweens create original prints that are either one-of-a-kind or editionable!
Jewelry Design: Make wearable art! Tweens will experiment with jewelry-making techniques to create pendants and bracelets of their own original designs. After starting with a sketch, the instructor will guide tweens on using the best materials to create their vision. Projects may include, but are not limited to, wrapped wire pendants, polymer clay canes, and recycled paper beads.

NEW! Graphic Novel & Webcomics and Art Journaling
July 25–29, 10 AM–3 PM
NEW! Graphic Novel & Webcomics: Explore the world of graphic novel illustration and webcomics! Tweens will learn various hand-illustration techniques for comics, as well as discuss strategies for starting, maintaining, and sharing a successful project. Campers will focus on improving their artistic skills and will touch on ways in which they can safely and effectively use the web to their advantage while managing a consistent update schedule, as well as the potential and opportunities of sharing printed work.
Art Journaling: Art journaling is a wonderful habit for everyone, not just artists! Keeping a journal that contains one’s inspirations, frustrations, dreams, and fears is a way to creatively process everyday life. Tweens will make their own journal with simple bookbinding techniques and will fill its pages both inside and outside of camp. We’ll also encourage tweens to share their journaling journey during camp.

NEW! Everything Clay & Drawing Portraits
August 1–5, 10 AM–3 PM
NEW! Everything Clay: This camp is perfect for the tween looking to explore various types of clay. During the week tweens will get to use the pottery wheel to throw and embellish a functional ceramic piece that will be glazed and fired in the kiln. Tweens will also learn the techniques for working with paper clay from building an armature to give the clay structure to ways to decorate their creations using paint, decoupage, or other materials. Finally, tweens will explore polymer clay by making everyday objects in miniature.
Drawing Portraits: Take observational drawing skills to the next level! Tweens will draw directly from a life portrait model, focusing on the features of the human face. This camp will explore light and shading, allowing tweens to gain a better understanding of the facial structure through demonstration and drawing exercises.

Painting with Pastels and Graffiti
August 8–12, 10 AM–3 PM
Painting with Pastels: Pastel straddles the line between painting and drawing. During this camp, tweens will be introduced to the essentials needed to draw and paint using pastels. This will include fundamentals such as drawing, light and shadow, composition, color theory, and basic perspective. Both still life and landscapes will be incorporated to create finished works of art.
Graffiti: Tweens will create their own tag using soft and sharp shapes, wild style, or Gothic font. Campers will learn how to create 3D letters using perspective and make connected letters that flow. Tweens will draw a background setting and arrange graffiti into an aesthetically pleasing composition. Fine art concepts such as composition, perspective, and color theory will all be taught alongside graffiti painting techniques. To promote a healthy environment, spray paint will not be used in this camp.

Assemblage and Essential Drawing & Painting Techniques
August 15–19, 10 AM–3 PM
Assemblage: Tweens will transform everyday items into expressive, personal sculptures! Imagine all the artistic possibilities in combining materials such as paper, plastic, clay, and wire with found objects. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, tweens will learn various techniques to manipulate the materials and create one-of-a-kind sculptures.
Essential Drawing & Painting Techniques: This camp is perfect for the tween looking to develop the foundational skills of drawing and painting.  Tweens will use their observational skills and gain familiarity with diverse media (such as graphite, charcoal, and acrylics) through drawing exercises that may include gesture drawings, blind contours, and contour drawings. Linear perspective, color theory, and building form with light and shadow will also be covered as tweens render their artistic creations.

Comic Book Illustration and Watercolor Exploration
August 22–26, 10 AM–3 PM
Comic Book Illustration: Tweens will imagine and bring to life their own comic book characters! Campers will learn different illustration techniques and styles to help them create an expressive and unique cast of characters and, once designed, they will create a comic strip featuring their newly imagined cast.
Watercolor Exploration: Watercolor is a classic painting medium that builds upon drawing skills while also incorporating color theory. The foundations of watercolor painting and color mixing will be explored as tweens are introduced to a variety of techniques, including basic washes, layering of paints, and how to create strong compositions with the interplay of dark and light values.

SCHEDULES & PRICING  

Daily Schedule
8 AM – Extended care begins (optional)
9:30–10 AM – Car line drop-off
10–11:30 AM – Morning art session
11:30 AM–12 PM – Lunch (brought from home)
12–1:15 PM – Afternoon art session
1:15–1:30 PM – Snack (brought from home)
1:30–3 PM – Afternoon art session
3–3:30 PM – Car line pickup
5:30 PM – Extended care ends (optional)

Pricing Per Week

Early Bird Tuition (last day to save is 2/21/22): $450/week members; $460/week non-members
Tuition (as of 2/22/22): $465/week members; $475/week non-members
*Week of July 5: $375/week members; $385/week non-members (4-day week).
For this abbreviated week of camp, there is no early bird tuition rate.

Optional Extended Care
We offer early drop off starting at 8 AM, and late pick up until 5:30 PM. The following options are available for full-day camps only:
$25 for drop off OR pick up per day
$110 for a full week of drop off OR pickup
$185 for a full week of drop off AND pickup