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Summer 2019

2019 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!

With over 20 art camps, there is something for every artist this summer!

June 24 – August 23
Weekly: Monday – Thursday / 9am – 12pm + 1 – 4pm *select camps meet 4:30-6:30pm
Ages: 4-5, 6+, 9+, 12+

Fridays in July + August
10am – 12:30pm
Ages: 6+

Week 1: June 24 – 28

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

Tasty Treats

with Tara Barnett

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

Ages: 9+
1pm-4pm

4 SPOTS LEFT

Summer Friday: Under the Sea

with Canvas Staff

Take a trip under the sea in our Clay Pop Up class. Be inspired by sharks, fish, mermaids, sunken ships & treasure to name a few! Explore & create in clay!

Ages: 6+
10am-12:30pm

Week 2: July 1-5 (camp meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday)

Petite Picasso’s I

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 M, T, W, + F
9am-11:30am

3 SPOTS LEFT!

Aloha Art

with Tara Barnett

Create + be inspired by the bright colors, native art, and culture of the islands… In this camp we’ll explore the art of Hawaii! Artists will paint, draw + sculpt the flora and fauna, landscapes and more!

Ages: 6+
*This camp meets M, T, W, + F
12:30pm – 3:30pm

Week 3: July 8 – 12

Can I Bug You?

with Colleen Ford

Explore the insect kingdom in our mixed media camp! Use your favorite insect as inspiration for a variety of creative projects in  2D + 3D medias. Build foundational art and design skills while creating butterflies, dragon flies, bees, lady bugs and more!

Ages: 6+
9am – 12pm

Pop Art!

with Colleen Ford

Jump into the 60’s! Inspired by Warhol, Britto, Morris + Lichtenstein, start your own art movement by turning everyday objects & cultural icons into eye-popping works of art!

Ages: 9+
1-4pm

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

Summer Friday: Mermaids + more!

with 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+
10am-12:30pm

Week 4: July 15 – 19

Stitch Mix

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

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+
1pm-4pm

Summer Friday: Fashion Friday!

with Canvas staff

Get ready for the runway in our Fashion Friday class! Artists will create a custom fashion illustration collage + a fashionista surprise!

Ages: 6+
10am-12:30pm

Week 5: July 22 – 26

Petite Picasso’s II

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+
9am-11:30am

Glammie Portrait Mix

with Tara Barnett

Turn your selfie into a fun masterpiece on a large-scale canvas! Inspired by the art of artist Holly Suzanne Rader, student will create their own glammie portrait embellished with paint, sequins, beads & more! A gallery opening of finished work will be held on our last day.

Ages: 6+
1pm-4pm

Art + Nature

with Kristen Brinkman

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere”. Explore and be inspired by all things that live + grow in nature. Create 2D + 3D works in a variety of media. Build your knowledge in sculpture to en plein air as we journey into nature + art!

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

Summer Friday: Paint Party!

with Canvas Staff

Ready, Set, CREATE!

It’s a PAINT PARTY at Canvas! Explore fun compositions in watercolor + acrylic!

Ages: 6+
10am – 12:30pm

Week 6: July 29 – August 2

Amazing Animals

with Colleen Ford

Dive into the animal kingdom as we learn about some of our furry, flying and underwater friends! Choose your favorite animal as inspiration for a variety of creative projects. Build foundational art and design skills while exploring all types of media.

Ages: 6+
9am-12pm

Mini Masters

with Kristen Brinkman

Discover new art techniques and skills in our Mini Masters Camp! Create 2d + 3d art inspired by the great artists throughout history! Experiment in watercolor, papier mache, clay, collage, oil, pastel and more. Build foundational art and design skills when creating BIG + small works of art!

Ages: 9+
1pm-4pm

Summer Friday: Monster Mania

with Canvas staff

Create imaginative creatures & monsters from your imagination! 2-D & 3-D versions will come alive in our Summer Friday class!

Ages: 6+
10am – 12:30pm

Week 7: August 5 – 9

Mexican Fiesta

with Colleen Ford

Pinatas and more! Discover Mexican art and culture in our Mexican fiesta camp! 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

Adventures in Painting

with Tara Barnett

Discover painting techniques in watercolor, acrylic, + oil 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

Summer Friday: Aloha Art!

with Canvas staff

Create + be inspired by the bright colors, native art, and culture of the islands! Its time to paint and sculpt some island inspired art!

Ages: 6+
10am-12:30pm

Week 8: August 12-16

Sweets n’ Treats

with Caroline Fix

This camp is back by popular demand! 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

Portfolio Intensive

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

Summer Friday: Mix it up! Mixed Media

with Canvas staff

Create a masterpiece collage using a variety of medias! Draw, paint, spray, mix, glue, dab, sparkle and shine when creating your masterpiece!

Ages: 6+
10am-12:30pm

Week: 9: August 19th – 23rd

Paint Mix

with Kristen Brinkman

Ready, set, PAINT! Explore watercolor, acrylic, tempera, + more! First, learn foundational drawing skills in landscapes, portraiture and abstract and then use Paint ( plus, some other medias too!) to create painting masterpieces! Build your art + design skills in our Paint Mix Camp!

Ages: 6+
9am – 12pm

Summer Studio Mix 

with Kristen Brinkman

Drawing, Painting and Clay Building! Create unique 2D and 3D projects while building your art + design skills. Discover different techniques using medias such as graphite, colored pencil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, clay, printmaking, and collage.

Ages: 9+
1pm – 4pm

Summer Friday: 3d Design

with Canvas staff

Create in clay! Explore hand-building, texture, + design techniques in our last Summer Friday art class! Projects include a blooming flower + a tasty treat, made out of clay!

Ages: 6+
10am – 12:30pm