August 6, 2014

Week Six – Art Camp Recap and What’s Ahead!

We can’t believe that it’s already August and that we are in the last month of camps for the summer! We had another awesome week of camp from July 28th to August 1st and we have more pictures to share from that session!

Last week we learned the fundamentals of drawing and painting with our teen class, took flights of the imagination, experimented with brushes and palettes with our youngest ones, learned how to draw perspectives, and made a GIANT mural of the AAC building with our 7-10 year olds. Overall, it was a great week and some of the projects really look amazing! As always, we have a few pictures from this week so you can catch up on what our students have been creating!

As you can see, there was a ton of art-making going on this week in a variety of mediums! We worked on everything from sculpture to painting to large-scale drawing! The mural of the AAC building is definitely one of the more memorable projects of the summer, it’s always amazing to see what can be accomplished when our students collaborate with one another!

As it stands now, there are still openings for ages 4-6  and our teen classes. Our 7-10 year old sections are almost completely full, but there are still a couple spots left for the end of the summer classes during the week of August 25th to August 29th.

Check out the calendar for the rest of the summer:

Ages 4 – 6

The Birthday pARTy

  • August 18 – 22
  • 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • only 3 spots left!

The World Around Us

  • August 18 – 22
  • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • only 4 spots left!

Ages 7 – 10

Book Illustration

  • August 25 – 29
  • 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • only 6 spots left!

Drawing 101

  • August 25 – 29
  • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • 8 spots available!

Ages 11 – 14

Fundamentals of Painting

  • August 11 – 15
  • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • only 4 spots left!

Ages 14 – 18

Murals: Big Ideas, Big Art

  • August 18 – 22
  • 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • 14 spots available!

If you are interested you can find out more about our classes here or feel free to call our front office at (703)248-6800 if you have any specific questions or for help with registration. We can’t wait to show the amazing work that we’ve created this week. See you next week for another update!

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