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Canvas Summer Art Camps

2018 Summer Art Camps & Pop Up Art Classes At Canvas

Our Summer Art Camps provide a fun and enriching opportunity for young artists to build art and design skills while exploring a variety of media. Our award winning art camps and pop-up art workshops are led by top local working artists and art educators. Register below to reserve your spot today and receive $10 off each class with an Early Bird discount! Offers ends April 30, 2018.

With over 20 Art Camps and Pop-Up Classes, there's something for everyone at Canvas this summer!

Weekly: June 25 – August 16, 2018
Monday through Thursday: 9am – 12pm or 1 – 4pm.
*Select camps run Monday-Friday with varying times*
Ages: 4-5, 6 and up, 9 and up, 12 and up
Price: $300.00

Select Fridays in July & August
Fridays: 10am – 12:30pm
Ages: 6+
Price: $75
MORE COMING SOON!

Week 1: June 25- 28 2018

Say Yes to the Dress

with Holly Suzanne Rader & Tara Barnett

Immerse yourself in the process of building a life-size, paper mâché sculptural dress. Use imagination & inspiration to paint and accessorize your masterpiece.

Ages: 6+
9am – 12pm

Adventures in Painting

with Tara Barnett

Discover painting techniques in watercolor, acrylic, oil & more while creating observational & abstract large & small scale works in paint. Use a variety of subject matter to compose your own masterpiece.

Ages: 9+
1pm-4pm

Week 2: July 2-6, 2018
(camp meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

Fantastic Creatures

with Caroline Fix

Explore the animal kingdom and fantastical creatures in this mixed media camp! Use your favorite animal, reptile or imaginative creature as inspiration for a variety of creative projects. Build basic art and design skills while exploring all types of media.

Ages: 6+
9am – 12pm

Tasty Treats in Clay

with Tara Barnett

Create your favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner & snack foods out of clay! Learn about the process of clay hand building and glazing. Design, build, glaze & fire projects will look good enough to eat!

Ages: 9+

1pm – 4pm

Week 3: July 9 – 12, 2018

Petite Picasso’s

with Caroline Fix

For our youngest artists! An introduction to work in a variety of media and methods. Designed for smaller hands and big imaginations, students will be exposed to drawing, painting, printmaking, Collage, clay and more!

Ages: 4-5 years old
*This camp meets Monday-Friday
9am-11am

Adventures in Drawing & Painting

with Tara Barnett

Discover drawing and painting techniques in graphite, charcoal, pastel & ink watercolor & acrylic while creating observational & abstract large & small scale works! Use a variety of subject matter to compose your own masterpiece.

Ages: 9+
1-4pm

POP-UP: Mermaid Friday

with Tara Barnett & Canvas Staff

All things MERMAID! Create works of art inspired by these celestial creatures. Create 2-D & 3-D works including a Mermaid tail necklace & Mermaid Painting using embellishments inspired by the sea!

Ages: 6+
Friday: 10am-12:30pm

Week 4: July 16 – 19, 2018

Pili’s Pinata’s I

with Pilar Abella

Back by popular demand! Create your very own one-of-a-kind piñata in the traditional Mexican paper mâché method while learning the skills of building an armature. So cool you won’t want to break it open!

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Stitch Mix

with Maricarmen Buckley

Get ready for summer by creating a matching beach bag & towel. Then re-design jean shorts with paint, fabric & bling… all while exploring fashion illustration and machine & hand sewing techniques.

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Floral Vibes!

with Tara Barnett

Hey Flower child! Come create 2-D & 3-D masterpieces using your favorite flowers (and some new ones too)! Explore a variety of media and methods including drawing, painting, prints, clay & more!

Ages: 9+
1pm-4pm

Week 5: July 23 – 26, 2018

Surf’s Up!

with Laura Kaplan

Hang ten this summer in our surf inspired art camp! Create 2-d & 3-d island style masterpieces. Explore a variety of media and methods including Drawing, painting, prints, clay & more! Surfs up!

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Glammie Portrait Mix

with Tara Barnett

Turn your selfie into a fun masterpiece on a large-scale canvas. Embellish with paint, sequins, beads & more. A gallery opening of finished work will be held on our last day.

Ages: 9+
1pm-4pm

Week 6: July 30 – August 2, 2018

Coral Reefs in Clay

with Amy Lepping

Learn all about the complex habitat of animals & plants lurking below the ocean’s surface. Build an elaborate, large scale coral reef in clay, abounding with sea creatures of all kinds.

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Sweets n’ Treats!

with Tara Barnett

Draw, paint & sculpt your favorite cakes, cookies, pies, ice cream & candy in a wide variety of media. Fun 2-D & 3-D projects will stimulate both your palate & palette.

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Figure Drawing

with Amy Lepping

Students will work from a live model and learn about form, proportions and anatomy of the human figure. Students will explore a variety of approaches to drawing, including gesture, long and short poses and develop skills for observational drawing. *Model will be dressed in yoga/dance attire.

Ages: 12+
*This camp meets Monday – Friday
1-3PM

Comic Crusader

with Beau Bennardo

Draw, create, animate! Imagine unique characters then use sequential art to help tell his/her personal story. Envision your characters in multiple ways including 3-D.

Ages: 9+
*This camp meets Monday – Friday
4:30-6:30pm

Week 7: August 6 – 9, 2018

Monster Mania

with Colleen Ford

Create imaginative creatures & monsters from your imagination! Become inspired by Where the Wild Things Are& Monsters Inc. Create multiple 2-D & 3-D versions: watercolor, clay & plush stuffed monsters too!

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Teen Drawing & Painting

with Tara Barnett

Discover drawing and painting techniques in graphite, charcoal, pastel & ink watercolor & acrylic while creating observational & abstract large & small scale works! Use a variety of subject matter to compose your own masterpiece.

Ages: 12+
1pm-4pm

Week 8: August 13-16, 2018

Pili’s Pinata’s II

with Colleen Ford

This camp is back by popular demand! Create your very own one-of-a-kind piñata in the traditional Mexican paper mâché method. So cool you won’t want to break it open!

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Portfolio Building

with Tara Barnett

Focus on observational skills & use of composition & color while developing artistic abilities with instruction. Still life, portrait & landscape practices are sure to strengthen any portfolio.

Ages: 12+
1pm-4pm

See You This Summer!

For questions about Canvas Summer Camps, class offerings & registration, please contact us at 732.383.7927 or info@canvasstudioart.com.