Summer Camp Art Academy



7/23 am- Adventures in Ceramics & Painting

In this week long summer camp we will do a variety of clay projects in conjunction with paintings of our favorite animals and some of our favorite stories, creating imagery into paintings & sculpture.

We will learn basic clay techniques, along with exercises to stir the imagination & some basic painting skills, which will include, pinching, coils, sculpt. Even create some of our own stories, during the week. Texture, patterns & more...Emphasis will be on each childs unique creativity & personal experience. The final project will be fired for pick up the following week.






Additional Information

For the last 1/2 hour of class each Friday, family and friends are invited to a student showcase. 

All supplies included in camp fee.

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Main Gallery
7yr 0mo - 12yr 11mo Sarkissian 7/23 - 7/27 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $340.00 View -2

7/23 pm - Explore the World of Modern Art
In this camp you will explore the world of modern art and artists. Find out who and what influenced them and how they did what they did.  Each presentation of the artist under discussion will be followed by painting and drawing exercises which encourages students to experiment and explore using the materials and techniques learned.

We have selected Artists with very unique styles so the students are given lots of leeway and choice, while also learning some invaluable artistic information they can incorporate into their own work.
 
Kandinsky, the Bauhaus: Analytical Drawing and color theories
Picasso, Braque: Cezanne and Cubism
Joan Miro: Automatic painting
Andy Warhold, Roy Lichtenstein,  David Hockney: Pop Art

 

FIELD TRIP on Thursday to Cantor Arts Center at Stanford to examine artists work up close and in person. 

 



Additional Information

All materials expenses included. Field trip day, class will meet at Cantor Arts Center.

Parents and caregivers are invited to attend the field trip at Stanford University.

Family and friends are invited to a Student Showcase the last day of camp, 30 minutes prior to the end of class.

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Main Gallery
12yr 0mo - 15yr 11mo Mustard 7/23 - 7/27 Mo Tu We Th Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $295.00 View 5

7/30 am - Printmaking and Painting Teen Class
Dive into the world of print making using a printing press. In this class we will explore several methods including monotype and collagraph. We will also spend a few days painting. Unravel the mysteries of water color and go wild with acrylic! Animals, still life and your imagination will be the source of inspiration. This class is appropriate for all levels. We’ll learn the basics, refine existing skills and produce amazing work worthy of adding to your portfolio. Returning students will be introduced to multiplate printing and registration. Each session incorporates basics of color theory, good design and composition. Sharp tools will be used in this class. Class limited to 8 students.

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For the last 1/2 hour of class each Friday, family and friends are invited to a student showcase.
All supplies included in camp fee.

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Studio Two
13yr 0mo - 16yr 11mo Thompson 7/30 - 8/3 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $275.00 View 3

7/30 am Drawing Mania
Do you love to draw? Well if so this is the class for you. You will be drawing everything you like to draw and learning new skills and techniques to broaden your abilities. No prior drawing skill required, just the desire to learn. Student Art Showcase the last 1/2 hour each Friday. Guests welcome!!

Additional Information

For the last 1/2 hour of class each Friday, family and friends are invited to a student showcase.

All supplies included in camp fee.

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8yr 0mo - 13yr 11mo Mustard 7/30 - 8/3 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $270.00 View -7

7/30 pm - Collage and Mixed Media
Young artists will have the opportunity to work with beautiful colorful papers, a variety of paints, oil pastels and other materials to create unique pieces of art that they will feel proud to share. Students will make copper foil mobiles, fanciful whimsical animal collages, watercolor box art, and wise old clay owls.

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For the last 1/2 hour of class each Friday, family and friends are invited to a student showcase.

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Main Gallery
8yr 0mo - 13yr 11mo Mustard 7/30 - 8/3 Mo Tu We Th Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $270.00 View 7

8/6 - “Safari Njema” African Animals & Handcrafts

In Swahili, “Safari Njema !” means Bon Voyage...On this art safari, we will paint, draw and sculpt: the largest African Bush Elephants down to the inch-long Pygmy Mouse! Exploring the colors & handcrafts of Africa, including  Ashanti KingdomKente cloth designs, Ndebele house painting, human and animal masks of the Congo, Malinke indigo dye, and much more in 3-D and acrylic on canvases. Camp presented by Art Works Studio Palo Alto.



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TBD
8 - &up Lamb 8/6 - 8/10 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $300.00 View 10

8/6 am - MESSY ART!
Have fun creating mixed media art in this class for Kids from ages 5-7. We will learn how to use a variety of materials and techniques to make art while developing fine motor skills and creative self-expression. Students will learn: collage, mono printing, and mixed media art with oil pastels, papers and recycled materials and paint. Students will learn to use acrylic paints and add textures and glazes to create beauty and depth. This class is messy and fun. Please have your child dress for the mess!

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For the last 1/2 hour of class each Friday, family and friends are invited to a student showcase.

All supplies included in camp fee.

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Studio Two
5yr 0mo - 7yr 11mo Offner 8/6 - 8/10 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $270.00 View 7

8/6 pm - Book Art! Create Small Handmade Books
Have fun making a new book every day! Young crafters will love learning how to use beautiful paper, scissors, glue and found elements to create a series of sketch books from scratch to fill with your artistic hopes, dreams, ideas, sketches, stories and bucket lists. We'll use a technique that allows pages to be added, removed and reorganized without changing the overall structure. Student Art Showcase the last 1/2 hour each Friday. Guests welcome!

Additional Information

For the last 1/2 hour of class each Friday, family and friends are invited to a student showcase.

All supplies included in camp fee.

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Main Gallery
9yr 0mo - 13yr 11mo Rufaro 8/6 - 8/10 Mo Tu We Th Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $270.00 View 9

8/6 pm - Monotype Printmaking and Painting
Learn the joy and excitement of making original prints on paper. Master printmaker, Kathryn Kain, teaches students how to make monotypes and monoprints on paper using the Griffin etching press with oil based, non-toxic inks and 100% cotton paper.
Using these high quality professional materials with no toxic solvents, kids produce beautiful small scale unique prints.


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Studio Two
8 - 16 Kain 8/6 - 8/10 Mo Tu We Th Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $295.00 View 12