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22nd Annual

Summer Art Camps

Camp 2022 Now Enrolling

 


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2022 Application form
 

Drawing & Painting

Time: June 13 - 17 (Mon. - Fri.) 9:00 - 11:30 am
Openings: 12
Age: 7 -10
Fee: $125
Sign-up:
Full

Activities: Designed for young beginners who don’t have much painting and drawing experience, this camp combines two fun activities. Students will learn how to use basic shapes to draw their favorite animals and create visual distance for their habitats; then work with color mixing, washes and brush strokes to create colorful pictures one after another! We might even paint outside in the beautiful studio garden if weather permits.

Materials: Campers need to bring their own watercolor pads (9”x12”, 140 lb, Strathmore watercolor pad, or Canson XL series watercolor pad.) Studio will provide all other drawing and painting materials.



Watercolor

Time: June 20 - 24 (Mon. - Fri.) 9:00 - 11:30 am
Openings: 12
Age: 10+
Fee: $140
Sign-up:
Full
Activities: This camp will introduce you to watercolors, one of the most beautiful yet challenging painting mediums. We will make it fun and easy to explore the many watercolor painting techniques; everyone will be able to create landscapes like sunsets, snow mountains, flower fields or ocean scenes with guidance. We might even paint outside in the beautiful studio garden if weather permits. Returning campers will be challenged with new painting techniques and subjects.

Materials: Campers need to bring their own watercolor pads (9”x12”, 140 lb, Strathmore watercolor pad, or Canson XL series watercolor pad); and watercolor tube-paints (Reeves12 tubes set, 10 ml, preferred). Siblings can share one set of tube-paints. Studio will provide brushes, palettes and other necessary supplies.

Watercolors by Hua Nian





Watercolors by Hua Nian

 

 

Acrylic Painting 1

Time: July 11 - 15 (Mon. - Fri.), 9:00 - 11:30 am
Openings: 12
Age: 9+
Fee: $170
Sign-up:Full

Activities: Choosing from a wide variety of themes, campers will learn basic color-mixing skills, compositional ideas, and painting techniques. New campers will paint 2-3 paintings step by step with guidance; returning campers are free to depict their favorite subjects and receive individual feedback. All campers can expect to bring home 2 to 4 ready-to-hang paintings.

Materials: Campers need to bring at least four stretched canvases (any size between 11"x14" to 16"x 20"). The studio will supply all other painting materials.




 



Acrylic Painting
2

Time: July 18 - 22 (Mon. - Fri.), 9:00 - 11:30 am
Openings: 12
Age: 9+
Fee: $170
Sign-up: Full

Activities and Materials: Same as above. Returning campers will be challenged with new painting subjects and build on their painting skills.

 




Acrylic Painting Workshop for Adults (New!)

Time: August 1 - 5 (Mon. - Fri.), 9:00 - 11:30 am
Openings: 12
Age: Adult (children age 10+ are welcome to join with their parents)
Fee: $170
Sign-up: No application form necessary, simply make a payment via Venmo (to @huanian) or check (to Hua Nian) to reserve a spot

Activities: No experience is necessary. We will work on painting strategies, color-mixing skills, compositional ideas and brushwork through step-by-step demonstrations. We will also make an additional one or two individual paintings with guidance. Please feel free to bring reference photos from home, or choose from the studio library. You can expect to bring home 2 or 3 ready-to-hang paintings!

Materials: You need to bring four stretched canvases (any size between 11"x14" to 16"x 20"). The studio will supply all other painting materials.

*Additional acylic ($170) and watercolor ($150) workshops for adults are possible in the weeks of June 27-July 1 and July 25 - 29, depending on requests and interests. The morning schedule, activites and materials are the same as described in the programs above. Pleaes feel free to propose the week(s) and your preferred workshop(s).

 

 



Paintings by Hua Nian

 

 

Acrylic Painting for Teens (New!)

Time: August 8 - 12 (Mon. - Fri.), 9:00 - 11:30 am
Openings: 12
Age: Teens
Fee: $170
Sign-up: Please follow the guidelines in the application form

Activities and Materials: Same as above

 



2022 Application form



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Camp programs will be announced via email to those who are on the mailing list. Please feel free to ask to be added to the list anytime.

 

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