SoBA Kids Art Camp 2019

SoBA Kids Art Camp 2019

Exploring Drawing, Painting and 3-D

Delve into drawing, painting and 3-D with creative projects that introduce and teach techniques in all three areas.

Instructor: Pat Diemand
Sessions run from 9-11 a.m. Monday-Friday this June for ages 8 – 12.
Where: SoBA’s Center for Creative Arts, located at 6 Church Street next door to the SoBA Gallery in Old Town Bluffton
Cost: $100 per session per child
Contact: Pat Diemand at [email protected] or 484-264-7074

Session I: June 10 – 14

Mon. June 10 – Optical Illusions the M.C. Escher Way.

Tues. June 11 – Drawing Basics Using charcoal and pencil, learn to draw what your mind sees without looking at your paper. Learn to draw objects in relation to one another – shadow, highlights and form.

Wed. June 12 – Assemblage. Create and paint a bas relief collage using wood and corrugated cardboard.

Thurs. June 13 –Sandra Silberzweig Drawing. Imitate this artist’s design-filled portraits in pastel chalk on black paper.

Fri. June 14 – Watercolor Fish Painting. Practice watercolor techniques and combine them in an underwater scene.

Session II: June 17 – 21

Mon. June 17 – Sculpture In The Style of Dale Chihuly. In this 2-day project kids will create colorful faux “blown glass” sculptures that will be on exhibit in the gallery until the end of the week.

Tues. June 18 – Complete sculptures and display in S.o.B.A. gallery.

Wed. June 19 – Wayne Thiebaud Still Life Chalk Confections. Create drawings of cupcakes, layer cakes, ice cream sodas similar to this artist’s style. Learn about light source, tone, value.

Thurs. June 20 – Draw the Other Side Self-Portraits of you and another student.

Fri. June 21 – Painting. Learn about warm and cool color families and create a layered abstract painting with them.

Session III: July 8 – 12

Mon. July 8 – Drawings That Make You Scream! Meet Expressionist painter Edvard Munch and create a drawing in his style based on his famous “Scream” painting.

Tues. July 9 – Plastercraft Masks. In this 2 day project, kids will create and decorate a mask made out of Plastercraft draped over a form.

Wed. July 10 – Paint and decorate masks.

Thurs. July 11 – Satellite Image Drawings. Create an abstract drawing using satellite image impressions on black paper with colored pencil, watercolor and chalk.

Fri. July 12 – Wonderful Watercolor. Learn and practice techniques of watercolor painting building up layers of color to resemble a Georgia O’Keefe flower or cactus look-alike.

Register for the 2019 Kids Summer Art Camp

Please note that registration is not complete until you have paid for the summer camps. Once this form is submitted, you will be taken to the payment portal where you can pay with PayPal or a credit card through PayPal.