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Art Camp Ages 6-8

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Art Camp Ages 6-8

Summer Art Camp 2018
Register online or by phone 425-0000 

Registrations opens: 
Monday, March 19 for Members 
Tuesday, March 20 for Non-members
 

Week 1, July 9 – July 13

Crazy Constructions

AC1804, 9-11:45am
Instructor: James O’Connor
Create architecturally inspired sculptures such as castles, bridges, towers and more. Experiment with a wide variety of media while you learn sculpture techniques, create armature supports and build surfaces and textures.
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

Heroes Who Inspire

AC1805, 12:15 – 3:00pm
Instructor: James O’Connor
What makes a hero? Heroes have been portrayed through art history and represent good and noble character. Create your own superhero inspired by your strengths and weaknesses. Express the qualities of your hero by creating our own symbols and explore illustration, animation, and figure drawing.
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

Week 2, July 16 – July 20

Character Creations

AC1811, 9-11:45am
Instructor: James O’Connor
Our facial expressions, body language, and our surroundings say a lot about our character. We’ll create expressive and exaggerated characters and explore figure and model building techniques to create our characters and the worlds the live in. We’ll build armatures, supports, and explore building of surfaces and textures through sculpting and painting.
Members $100/Non-members $115

 

Our Furry Friends

AC1818, 12:15-3pm
Instructor: Suzanne Stevens 
Real friendships know no bounds. Learn to draw and paint unlikely animal pairings. Create animal portraits depicting unusual friendships of the animal kingdom. Who will you pair together? A predator and its prey? A gorilla snuggling a kitten?
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

Week 3, July 23 – 27

DIY Skateboard Design and Build with WRV

AC1817, 9-11:45am
Instructor: WRV Staff & Melanie Columbus
Design and build your own custom skateboard with WRV. Explore the history of skateboard art and then design and create graphics for your own board. You will assemble your skateboard on Thursday, and we’ll head over to the WRV Skate Park for a mini lesson to test them out on Friday! Please note that on Friday campers will need to be dropped off and picked up at the WRV Skate Park. No transportation will be provided by MOCA.
Members $145 /Non-members $160
FULL

 

Let’s Get Moving!

AC1812, 12:15 – 3:00pm 
Instructor: James O’Connor
Experiment with paint and create vibrant, energetic works of art! Look to sweeping landscapes, figures, and forms in motion for inspiration for our watercolor and acrylic paintings as we discover how to create fluid movement in art!
Members $100/Non-members $115

 

Week 4, July 30 – August 3

Drawing for the Youngest Artist I

AC1824, 9:00 -11:45am
Instructor: Mary Beth Nixon
Discover the artist’s tricks of the trade! Learn to see objects as forms in space as you explore the still-life, portrait, and more. We will experiment with a variety of drawing and painting materials to see how lines, shapes, colors, textures and shadows are the building blocks of every great artist.
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

Glass Lab: Discovery

AC1825, 12:15-3pm
Instructor: Ali Rogan
Explore the medium of glass and create artwork that reveals how art and science fuse and connect. Conduct glass experiments and discover the different methods of working with glass as a sculptural medium. Complete several projects using glass fusing, casting, painting, photography, recycled glass, and mixed media.
Members $145 /Non-members $160
FULL

 

Week 5, August 6 – August 10

Drawing for the Youngest Artist II

AC1831, 9-11:45am
Instructor: Mary Beth Nixon
This course builds on Drawing for the Youngest Artist I with more advanced techniques and materials. Campers registered for this course must have taken AC 1824 Drawing for the Youngest Artist I or a similar course, or be a rising second grader.
Members $100/Non-members $115

 

Glass Lab: Explorers

AC1832, 12:15-3pm
Instructor: Ali Rogan Explore the medium of glass and create artwork inspired by the ocean! Discover the many different methods of working with glass as a sculptural medium. We’ll work on several projects using glass fusing, casting, painting, photography, recycled glass and mixed media.
Members $145 /Non-members $160
 

Week 6, August 13 – August 17

Into the Jungle

AC1837, 9-11:45am
Instructor: Mary Carol Lynch
Lions, and tigers, and bears! We’ll look closely at Henry Rousseau’s Jungle paintings and contemporary interpretations drawing, painting, and sculpture, to explore color, texture, design, and symbolism.
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

A Fantastical Fantasy

AC1838, 12:15-3pm 
Instructor: Suzanne Stevens
Create vibrant works of art inspired by the world of fantasy, dragons, wizards, and fairies. Let your imagination guide you as we create artwork filled with these magical characters and landscapes. We will experiment with a range of materials such as painting, drawing, and sculpture while focusing on foundational techniques.
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

Animation Station

AC1839, 12:15-3pm
Instructor: James O’Connor
Create your very own hand drawn animated short video. Discover the basics of storytelling and drawn animation as you learn how to sequence your drawings into a cohesive storyline and film your final drawings into a short animation. You will receive a video of the class animations and the animations will be shown at Prisms: Summer Art Camp Exhibition.
Members $100/Non-members $115
FULL

 

Week 7, August 20 – August 24

Painting Beyond the Brush

AC1844, 9-11:45am
Instructor: Brian Herman
If an artist lost their paintbrush would they stop painting? We’ll look to different artists throughout art history who use unique painting techniques and applications for inspiration. Create a new work of art each day using a different method of painting such as brushwork, printmaking, and more!
Members $100/Non-members $115

 

Summer S.T.E.A.M

AC1845, 12:15 – 3:00pm
Instructor: Katie Kaltenbach
Let’s experiment! Creative thinking isn’t just used when making works of art. We’ll explore, create, and problem solve as we conduct a series of experiments/art projects that connect science, technology, engineering, art, and math Members $100/Non-members $115

 

Week 8, August 27 – August 31

Ref-Use to Re-Use

AC1849, 9-11:45am
Instructor: Brian Herman
Everyday people get rid of unwanted items and throw away usable materials. We’ll hunt some of these materials down and learn about contemporary artists that have done the same! Create jewelry, sculpture, and prints using found and natural objects.
Members $100/Non-members $115

 

Animals of the Air & Sea

AC1850, 12:15-3pm 
Instructor: Suzanne Stevens
Dive into the ocean and soar over the waves in the MOCA studio! Learn foundational drawing and painting techniques and create creatures of the deep and animals of flight in this creative and fun-filled week.
Members $100/Non-members $115

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DIY Skateboard Design and Build with WRV
DIY Skateboard Design and Build with WRV

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