2020 Summer Art Camp Summer Art Camps for Kids -June 22 through July 24, 2020 (air-conditioned art studio & private backyard) Bring a friend or come & meet new friends for one or more half-day sessions. Or, enjoy a full day of art camp! Bring a snack & lunch for a backyard picnic & some free time to relax. ENROLL TODAY!!
Note: class schedules may be subject to change or cancellation due to updating of State health safety policies.
Ages 6 – 11
Tropical Beach Vacation JULY 6- JULY 9, 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM. Children will create a sketch from their imaginations of a beautiful shoreline with ocean waves, palm trees, sandcastles, family and friends, and whatever else their hearts’ desire! Students will add color to their drawings which will serve as guides for painting on a canvas panel. While painting, students will learn new techniques, such as which brush to use and how to create different textures to elevate their work. Students will have the opportunity to paint their image on a t-shirt and create sculptures of their tropical beach with Model Magic. Instructor: Ramona Agro
Your Favorite Pet, June 29 – July 2, 9:30-12:30 and July 13 – 16,1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Do you have a favorite pet or one that you wish you could have? Each young artist will sketch a real or imagined favorite pet in a scene of their choice (with help from reference materials). That sketch will be transferred onto a canvas board. Students will learn to use the best brush for each step of the painting process, from the underpainting to the final small details. Children will use Model Magic to sculpt their pet. The last project will be painting their pet sketch on their own t-shirt. Instructor: Ramona Agro
Flowers Close-up June 22 – June 25, 9:30- 12:30 pm. Learn to sketch, draw, paint, and sculpt flowers that you love. Young artists will examine the variety of shapes and lines of iris, roses, tulips and more. Participants may sketch both indoors and outside in the Glastonbury Arts garden. Bring a sun hat! Children will create a painting from the sketches, learning to select the appropriate brush for adding botanical details. “Model Magic” will be used to sculpt a flower bouquet. Children will paint a T-shirt with their unique flower design to wear this summer. Instructor: Ramona Agro.
Under the Sea , June 22- June 25, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and July 13 – 16 ,9:30 – 12:30 pm. Do you love the ocean and the wonderful animals that live in it? Your favorites may be the fun-loving bottle nose dolphins, the spotted leopard shark, sea turtles, or the humpback whale. Each child will learn how to carefully sketch, then paint their favorite sea creatures onto a canvas board. You will also sculpt your favorite sea animals with Model Magic and paint a picture of your sea creatures onto a t-shirt to wear this summer! Instructor: Ramona Agro.
Magical Fairies and Elves, June 29 – July 2, 1:00 – 4:00 pm and July 6 – July 9, 9:30 to 12:30 pm. Let’s explore the magical world of fairies and elves. Students will plan and create their own fairy or elf. It will be fun to design colorful clothes and forest homes for them. When finished with their sketch, students will make a xerox copy and transfer it to drawing paper using carbon paper. This drawing will be finished using colored pencils. Next, we will paint our characters on a canvas board using acrylic paints. Students will learn to mix colors and decide which brush to use. Each student will also paint their characters on a t-shirt and create a sculpture with Model Magic .Instructor: Ramona Agro,
Monday through Thursday Art Camp for children ages 8-12 years:
Still Life Four Ways. July 20- July 24, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. There are many ways to draw and paint a still life! In this class, students will explore four artists: Seurat, Matisse, Picasso, and Warhol. Each day you will learn about a different featured artist and his signature style . We will begin with setting up a still life and then making a few sketches. The most successful sketch will be transferred to canvas. From there students will create a still life using paper, mixed media, oil pastels, and/or acrylic paint. Instructor: Wendy Ment.