June 29-July 3: 6th-12th Grade Drawing & Painting Camp!

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Drawing & Painting: June 29-July 3; 9:30-3:00

AM: Drawing from Observation Drawing is a cornerstone of artistic expression. Focus on the mechanics of drawing by experimenting with line, shape, space, value and proportions. Projects will include emphasis on shading, blending, value study, ratio & proportion and drawing with a grid. Establishing a solid foundation of technical drawing skills allows you to reproduce your world realistically.  You will be encouraged to follow your natural inclinations while sketching still life’s, landscapes, and self-portraits while learning about sighting & measuring, value, scale and space.  You’ll work with graphite, charcoal, ink, pastels, and watercolor while making a series of drawings.

PM: Oil Painting Spark your inner-artist in this beginner oil painting class.  While working from primarily from observation, you will learn about composition, light, color mixing, color theory, paint application and more.  Projects will include a self-portrait, landscape and interpretation of a work of art by a famous artist.  Bring your creativity, we can help you figure out the techniques and materials!  Finally, create mini “one-shot” paintings of fruit or other objects to sell at the Creative Kids Artist Market at the end of summer.

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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