Students will sketch from life experience. We will walk around town, and in the park. They will also use the viewfinder as a tool in drawing, learn pencil techniques for shading and texture and learn about the artists famous for their drawings of nature. Drawing is learning how to really “see”. Students will also keep a sketchbook during the camp. Sketchbook and pencils will be included..
During lunch they will watch art DVDs which will be included in their afternoon painting. Learning about the Artists through Creative Projects lesson of that day. We will also tour the downtown and talk about art all around. They will interview Frank Pierce at Eye Candy Gallery see the animals at the Christian Bookstore Science Museum , sketch the objects that they see in the windows, and do easel painting outside sketch nature that they find in the park and celebrate the end of the week with Artists and Food and decorate cupcakes at CCups Cupcakery.
They will learn about the artists and create paintings using various techniques and styles. They will do a jungle, self portrait, a still life of flowers in a vase, a bowl of apples and a dream landscape. I will also use visual material from the Washington Museum of art to help enhance their learning process. Ages 9-13
$90.00 for the week plus cupcake money lunch and water and note for permission to go downtown. . Call for further information and registration.