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Summer Camps – Grades 6-12

Jun 1 - 5
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Learn to Draw Realistically: The Figure

Gesture, movement, line, and anatomy are just some of the most essential components to figure drawing. Students will learn about these principles to create their own figurative drawings using a variety of drawing media.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Manga 3D Creations

Explore three-dimensionality through this sculpture camp. Students will be inspired by their favorite manga comics and animations to develop their own three dimensional character creations. 
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Mystery Box Challenge

Strange and unique materials will challenge students to be creative in remodeling preexisting objects into presentable works of art in this found object sculpture camp.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Digital Anime

Sourcing inspiration from anime films students will design, create and animate their own anime side kicks using Adobe Animate. Students will learn animation techniques such as key framing, onion skin, timing & secondary actions.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Digital Manga Characters

Students will use Adobe Photoshop, learning advanced lighting and filter effects, in order to produce an illustration of manga heroes and villains with supernatural abilities. Students will investigate the illustrated physics of energy beams, blasts, and electric bursts!
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jun 8 - 12
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Whimsical Watercolors

Instructors will demonstrate watercolor techniques using washes, glazes, wet-on-wet, dry brush, and adding in substances that create magical textures and patterns - helping students  to create their own fantastical watercolor illustration paintings.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Learn to Draw Realistically: Nature & Landscapes

Explore composition, perspective, texture, and more in this comprehensive drawing camp. Students will use the natural world and its surrounding landscapes as the main subject matter to create their drawings.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Manga Characters

Manga's highly stylized characteristics and engaging storylines have become a cultural phenomenon. Students will work in a variety of drawing and illustration media to create their own manga characters.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Architectural Design

Students will explore architectural design principles including: form, tectonics, structure, energy, and urban relationships. Trending concepts & styles in contemporary architecture will inspire students to bring their own architectural designs to life using Sketch Up.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Digital Diary

Students will develop their own digital assemblage of text, textures & illustrations using Adobe Photoshop to develop a  digital sketchbook inspired by culture, poetry and their personal interests.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jun 15 - 19
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Visual Art Journal

Students will create their own pages of a personal art journal using inspiration from the surrounding world, their own memories and imaginations.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Learn to Draw Realistically: The Portrait

Students will learn the foundations of drawing and become familiar with the graphite medium. Students will learn how to render the human eye, nose, and mouth naturalistically.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Street Art Painting: Spray Paint

The recent street-art movement marked by artists like Banksy has placed graffiti on the map and grown to be an accepted creative outlet. Students will create their own street-art paintings on large-scale wood panels using acrylic and spray paint.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Bot Animation

What is more exciting than creating your own animated robot!? Students in this camp, will explore the process of designing & building a robotic moving character using Adobe Animate.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Digital Poster Design

Not only can digital designers use their tools to create complex & compelling visual designs, but these outcomes can also be seamlessly communicated to a large audience with ease. Students of this camp will identify a cause of their interest and create a campaign intended to inform the public to direct or affect change using Adobe Illustrator.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jun 22 - 26
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Learn to Draw Realistically: The Portrait

Students will learn the foundations of drawing and become familiar with the graphite medium. Students will learn how to render the human eye, nose, and mouth naturalistically.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Manga Characters

Manga's highly stylized characteristics and engaging storylines have become a cultural phenomenon. Students will work in a variety of drawing and illustration media to create their own manga characters.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Digital Anime

Sourcing inspiration from anime films students will design, create and animate their own anime side kicks using Adobe Animate. Students will learn animation techniques such as key framing, onion skin, timing & secondary actions.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Fashion Illustration

Students practice technical aspects of fashion design such as composition and pattern, while cultivating an original fashion illustration using Adobe Photoshop inspired by the latest fashion trends.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jun 29 - Jul 3
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Street Art Painting: Spray Paint

The recent street-art movement marked by artists like Banksy has placed graffiti on the map and grown to be an accepted creative outlet. Students will create their own street-art paintings on large-scale wood panels using acrylic and spray paint.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Brush Pen Illustration

Students will create whimsical illustrations using the brush pens and micron pens, creating unique artworks inspired by today’s illustrators.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Digital Cartooning

Students will create unique digital characters by breaking the traditional proportions of the body and face while advancing their skills rendering light, textures and patterns in advanced ways using Adobe Photoshop.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Character Animation

Student animators will creating innovative and captivating moving characters with attitude using Adobe Animate. Students will explore gestures, body positions, facial expressions, and common movements.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jul 6 - 10
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Apparel Illustrations

Fuse the world of fashion and art in this camp! Students will create original textile patterns, mood boards, and a series of fashion illustrations using drawing, painting and collage.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Oil Painting Still Lives

Students will create a still life painting learning about the magical qualities of oil paints while practicing color value, preparing an underpainting, and learning to use glazes and varnishes. 
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Graphic Design: Photoshop

Students will deepen their understanding of Adobe Photoshop creating a graphic design while exploring the artistic process behind photo manipulation, illustration, graphic rendering, and more. 
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
Jul 13 - 17
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Posters for Change

Posters have always been a resource and tool for advocacy, and through this camp students will have an opportunity to explore a cause they are passionate about while creating a graphic that explores color, composition, and text.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Manga Action Scenes

From bright colors to expressive and energetic lines, students will learn how the background effects tie together scenes from their favorite manga comics while creating their own unique and powerful manga action scene.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Digital Manga Characters

Students will use Adobe Photoshop, learning advanced lighting and filter effects, in order to produce an illustration of manga heroes and villains with supernatural abilities. Students will investigate the illustrated physics of energy beams, blasts, and electric bursts!
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Children’s Book Illustration

Students will create a series of illustrations for their own children’s book narrative, which convey a more tactile feeling through the use of textured marks, ‘wet’ blending methods and other digital techniques in Adobe Photoshop.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jul 20 - 24
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Learn to Draw Realistically: The Portrait

Students will learn the foundations of drawing and become familiar with the graphite medium. Students will learn how to render the human eye, nose, and mouth naturalistically.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Musical Paintings

Throughout the history of art, music has played an important role in artistic styles and movements.  In this camp students will create their own paintings that directly relate to a certain piece of music that inspires them. 
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Photo Editing

Students will finalize their projects through the use of professional photo editing software where they will develop a competent understanding of Photoshop tool basics.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Digital Manga & Anime

Manga comics have a long history in Japanese art and have become increasingly popular worldwide. Students will develop their own manga style characters while learning digital drawing skills in Adobe Photoshop.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Jul 27 - 31
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Enchanted Illustrations

Students will explore classic fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and recreate these stories with a contemporary twist!
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Scene Animations

Students will explore how animators divide an environment into individual layers to create an interesting and realistic scene animation. Students will learn how to animate their own scene using a variety of techniques in Adobe Animate.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350
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Editorial Illustration

Students will review illustration through the contemporary lens of the editorial: a colorful, often conceptual illustration which encapsulates the contents of a story or written text in a singular image using Adobe Illustrator.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $350
Aug 3 - 7
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Learn to Draw Realistically: Architecture

Art and function come together in this exciting realistic drawing camp! Explore technical principles and visual language of architectural drawing while working on grid paper and vellum to think spatially and create a beautiful realistic drawing.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $325
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Architectural 3D Models

Students will explore new methods in architectural 3D design exploring principles of form, structure, aesthetics, and design. They will look at trending concepts and styles to inspire their own architectural model.
Grade 6-12 | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $325
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Intro to Photography

Students will explore the fundamentals of photography and the basics of camera operation such as aperture, shutter speed, depth of field and the rule of thirds.  They will finalize their projects through the use of professional photo editing in Adobe Photoshop.
Grade 6-12 | 9:30am-12:00pm | $350