July 20-24: 6th-12th Grade Master Painting & Portfolio Development Camp!

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Painting & Portfolio Development: July 20-24; 9:30-3:00

AM: Master Art Paintings One of the best ways to learn to paint is by looking at how Master Artists do it.  This camp will teach you the basics of oil painting while you work on your own large-scale interpretation of a Modern Master Artwork.  Modern Master Artists worked in the 20th century and ushered in brighter colors, more abstraction and modern content and include Cezanne, Soutine, Monet, Manet, Munch, Redon, Matisse and Gauguin. Finally, create smaller prints and stickers of artworks created this week, perfect to sell at the Creative Kids Artist Market at the end of Summer.

PM: Portfolio Development Designed for artists who are considering pursuing art as a career or continue their arts training at the university level.  You will spend most of your time working on developing your artistic knowledge and abilities pertaining composition, technique, content and developing themes. You will be introduced to new processes and media each day while creating a series of artworks based on a specific theme.  You’ll also learn about pursuing a career in the arts while looking at examples of strong portfolios and learning about college applications and art exhibition submission processes.  Students are encouraged to bring examples of their artwork for the first day of class for feedback.

Weekly Summer Camp Schedule:
Monday through Friday:
8:30-9:30 Before Care
9:30-12:00 Morning Studio Class
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-3:00 Afternoon Studio Class
3:30-5:30 After Care

Students are encouraged to align with the camp of their rising grade.  Parents are required to complete an Emergency Medical Form SAC 2020. Students should wear clothes that can get messy.  Campers should bring an insulated sack lunch, beverages, and snacks every day.  Each week, camps will culminate in a Friday Art Party, where students will share the artwork they have created throughout the week.  Friends and family are invited to bring a snack to share and enjoy the artwork from 2:30-3:00pm.

Students will explore local parks and Dayton landmarks during off-site field trips for students on Wednesdays from 11:30-1:30.

Summer Camp Pricing:
6th-12th Grade Camps: $210 for Members or $350 for Non-Members

Before & After Care Pricing:
Full Week before care (8:30-9:30am): $65
Full Week after care (3:00-5:00): $125
Full Week both before and after care: $195



You can purchase a Membership which will provide you a 40% discount for all classes. To purchase a membership, go to the top menu to Shop, then select Membership.

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