Art Adventure Camp Agendas

Paper Studio: Monday, August 8 expanding section
8:45–9 a.m. Drop-off
9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Ever wonder how paper is made? Here's your chance to find out while adding your own personal touches and creative flare. The first acts of paper making can be traced back to nearly 2,000 years ago! Ever since, paper has served as the foundation for many forms of art: ink printing, writing, painting and even origami. However, the act of creating paper is in itself art, lending itself to the creative mind of its creator just like any other canvas.

During this session, you will:

  • Make your own sheets of paper
  • Experiment with design while learning about:
    • Papermaking
    • Paper marbling
    • Pattern-printing
11:30 a.m.–Noon

Lunch & Learn

Get to know your peers and share your inspiration for your art.

Noon Pick-up

 

Abstraction & Multiples: Tuesday, August 9 expanding section
8:45–9 a.m. Drop-off
9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is the emancipation of the mind. It is an exploration into unknown areas."
–Arshile Gorky 

Twisting and turning, sculpting and forming, letting your mind come to life before your very eyes! Uncover and develop your own unique interpretations of the world around you through clay sculpting.

During this session, you will:

  • Create a clay sculpture carving with small blocks of plaster, wood and plastic tools
  • Using your imagination and everyday items you find, you will create a 3D sculpture
11:30 a.m.–Noon

Lunch & Learn

Get to know your peers and share your inspiration for your art.

Noon Pick-up

 

Miniatures & Shrinking Art: Wednesday, August 10 expanding section
8:45–9 a.m. Drop-off
9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Learn the art of miniatures and create your own miniature 2-D and 3-D works using Sculpey clay and Shrinky Dink paper with options to make your art piece into wearable jewelry.

During this session, you will:

  • Design a piece of wearable art
  • Have fun manipulating clay and Shrinky Dinks into where ever your creativity takes you.
11:30 a.m.–Noon

Lunch & Learn

Get to know your peers and share your inspiration for your art.

Noon Pick-up