2021 SUMMER ART CAMP

Our 13th year of memorable summer art camp was wonderful. See you next year!

             In-person, outdoor, small group classes with Yvette            

Please be aware that your family's health and well-being are our highest priority. All students and staff are required to comply with mask-wearing and social distance protocols, along with a daily temperature check, release waiver and wellness questionnaire. Additional guidelines and information will be coming soon. *More classes to be added for younger artists coming soon.

June 28-July 2 

10am-2pm
Art & Nature; Drawing & Painting FULL
Ages 12-17

Art and nature go hand-in-hand in this perfectly balanced camp. Working In a beautiful garden and park setting, we will enrich our drawing and plein air painting skills using the beautiful subjects that surround us, from local birds and endless flowers and trees. 
$420 *Price includes materials

 

July-12-16

10am-2pm
Painting with Modern Art Masters FULL
Ages 12-17

Messy, limitless and wildly expressive is our theme this week as we experience the revolutionary art practices of modern art masters. From Rothko to Krasner and many more, students will take a hands-on approach to modern art history and cut, draw, collage and paint far outside the box with oversized work and experimentation. Abstract expressionism is for everyone, especially those who think outside the box or those who suffer from perfectionism. *Price includes materials.

$420 *Price includes materials

 

July 26-30

10am-2pm
Painting & Printmaking; Succulents and Seashells FULL
Ages 12-17

Attention Nature Lovers: We have dreamt up the ultimate fine art and crafting combination for you! In this class, we will create beautiful drawings and paintings of our favorite shells and succulents. We will design a fabulous reference guide to each starring subject, then build an enchanting miniature terrarium using them together!

$420 *Price includes materials

 

Aug 9-11

10am-2pm
Drawing People/Characters FULL
Ages 12-17

"I want to get better at drawing people!" is a phrase we hear all the time. Join us to crack the code behind the challenges of drawing people, from expressive eyes to dazzling smiles. In a relaxed yet dynamic setting, we will enrich our drawing and observation skills, helping students build confidence as they learn how to draw people of all ages at various angles. PLEASE NOTE: This is a 3 day camp as PVUSD students return to school on Aug. 12.

$252 *Price includes materials

 

In-person AND virtual small group classes with Jason and Olivia. 

 

June 7-11

VIRTUAL

10am-12noon

Pen & Plant with Olivia 

Ages 8-12
Create beautifully illustrated indoor and outdoor plants while learning new ways to observe and render what you see! 

Materials: *Fine to medium point black pen (waterproof is best), #2B pencil, plain white paper  *One plant (flower, fern, grass or tree cutting) which can comfortably rest in a jar of water.

$190

June 7-11

VIRTUAL

2pm-4pm

3D Animation Using Blender with Jason

Ages 12-17

Learn the foundation of 3D animation with seasoned animator, Jason Matthews.

Throughout the course, we will:

· Become familiar with 3D modeling, animation and rendering tools using Blender

· Create our own animated sequences

· Learn how 3D animation is used to bring characters to life in movies, TV and games

…Most importantly, have fun!

This online camp is beginner-friendly and welcomes students with all levels of experience.

Materials: Blender software required (available for free for all MacOS and Windows platforms), computer with a keyboard and mouse. Optional: USB digital tablet interface.

$190

June 21-25

VIRTUAL

Tiny Sewing with Olivia

10am-12noon

Ages 8-14

Calling all young fashion designers!

Pattern design is the foundation for this week-long, hand-sewing camp.

Learn how to design and create your very own tiny, hand-sewn fashions with master fiber artist, Olivia Ronan. 

Throughout the course, we will:

* Learn the basics of pattern making

* Discover how fabric and fiber scraps can be used to create new, unique pieces of wearable art

* Explore the endless options for fashion design for our littlest dolls to clothing of our own

* Let our imaginations take over and sew in a comfortable creative space. The sky is the limit!

...Most importantly, make new friends and have fun!

This online workshop is beginner-friendly and welcomes students with all levels of experience.

Materials: Anything you can sew with! Recommended: fabric scraps, needle and thread

*Pattern will be emailed in advance to registered students.

$190

June 21-25

VIRTUAL

2pm-4pm

Character Creation with Jason

Ages 12-17

Learn how to create your own graphic novel characters for with seasoned Illustrator, Jason Matthews.

Throughout the course, we will:

• Observe a variety of popular characters from graphic novels, anime, films and games

• Identify what makes our favorite characters so iconic, and apply these qualities to our own artwork

• Explore the basics of character design, including shape, color, expression and movement

…Most importantly, have fun!

This online workshop is beginner-friendly and welcomes students with all levels of experience.

Materials: Anything that makes a mark! Recommended: pencils, markers/pens, colored pencils, watercolor, pastels. Students are encouraged to try new materials and combinations.

$190

 

July 5-9

IN-PERSON

10am-12noon

Embroidery with Olivia

Ages 8-14
Bring your illustrations to life with the beautiful stitched medium of embroidery! Learn various stitches and techniques in this relaxing, meditative class. Materials; small embroidery hoop (4-6inch is fine), selection of colored embroidery floss, embroidery needles, small scissors, #2B pencil, drawing paper for sketching designs, light weight 100 cotton fabric that fits on hoop (enough for 5 projects+ a bit extra for exploration).

$205

July 5-9

IN-PERSON

2pm-4pm

2D Drawn Animation with Jason 

Ages 8-12

Learn how to create hand-drawn 2D animation with seasoned animator, Jason Matthews.

Throughout the course, we will:

· Discover how 2D characters are brought to life with animation

· Learn the ‘”12 Principles of Animation” and how each one is used

· Create flipbook-style animations using just a pencil and a stack of paper

 …Most importantly, have fun!

This online workshop is beginner-friendly and welcomes students with all levels of experience.

Materials: Pencil, eraser, at least 10-15 sheets of paper (ordinary printer/copy paper works best), pen (optional)

$205

July 19-23

IN-PERSON

10am-12noon

Pen & Plant with Olivia 

Ages 8-12

Create beautifully illustrated indoor and outdoor plants while learning new ways to observe and render what you see! 

Materials: *Fine to medium point black pen (waterproof is best), #2B pencil, plain white paper  *One plant (flower, fern, grass or tree cutting) which can comfortably rest in a jar of water.

$205

July 19-23

2pm-4pm

VIRTUAL

3D Animation Using Blender with Jason

Ages 12-17

Learn the foundation of 3D animation with seasoned animator, Jason Matthews.

Throughout the course, we will:

· Become familiar with 3D modeling, animation and rendering tools using Blender

· Create our own animated sequences

· Learn how 3D animation is used to bring characters to life in movies, TV and games

…Most importantly, have fun!

This online camp is beginner-friendly and welcomes students with all levels of experience.

Materials: Blender software required (available for free for all MacOS and Windows platforms), computer with a keyboard and mouse. Optional: USB digital tablet interface.

$190

August 2-6

IN-PERSON

Needle Felting with Olivia 

10am-12noon

Ages 8-17 Calling all needle felters!
All levels welcome in this fun, whimsical wool sculpture class.
*Shopping list/kit order will be emailed to you once student is registered.
This class meets in person in a beautiful park setting.. 

$205

August 2-6

IN-PERSON

Paper Airplanes & Origami with Jason 

2pm-4pm

Ages 10-17

Learn how to create endless origami creations and build fabulous flyers!

*BYO origami paper.

ALL paper airplane materials are included, including a massive surprise!

$205
 

August 16-20

IN-PERSON

10am-12noon

Embroidery with Olivia 

Ages 8-14
Bring your illustrations to life with the beautiful stitched medium of embroidery! Learn various stitches and techniques in this relaxing, meditative class.

BYO Materials; small embroidery hoop (4-6inch is fine), selection of colored embroidery floss, embroidery needles, small scissors, #2B pencil, drawing paper for sketching designs, light weight 100 cotton fabric that fits on hoop (enough for 5 projects+ a bit extra for exploration).

$205

August 16-20

IN-PERSON

2pm-4pm

2D Drawn Animation with Jason 

Ages 8-12

Learn how to create hand-drawn 2D animation with seasoned animator, Jason Matthews.

Throughout the course, we will:

· Discover how 2D characters are brought to life with animation

· Learn the ‘”12 Principles of Animation” and how each one is used

· Create flipbook-style animations using just a pencil and a stack of paper

 …Most importantly, have fun!

This online workshop is beginner-friendly and welcomes students with all levels of experience.

*BYO Materials: Pencil, eraser, at least 10-15 sheets of paper (ordinary printer/copy paper works best), pen (optional)