Summer Youth Camp Descriptions
Summer programs at Stone Branch are an extension of our quality full year programs for kids. Fun and full of useful real artist skills. This summer you can choose in-person sessions or virtual. With over a year of online instruction we have elevated our realtime instruction and kids love it. And with in-person programs we take all the necessary precautions to assure the safety of all our students and staff.Take a look at al the cool offerings and let us know if you have questions.
Week 1: June 21 - 25 Drawing
Drawing is a skill that all artists must understand, and the earlier a child starts learning it, the better! This week will help students become more comfortable with the drawing medium and will make them stronger artists.
Activity(s): Still life, Drawing organic and inorganic objects
Week 2: Jun 28 - Jul 2 Painting
Painting with Color Harmonies
Color harmony is a fundamental part of creating art. This week, students will learn how to mix paint and will experiment with different color combinations. Activity(s): Still life, Color experimentation, Acrylic painting
Week 3: July 5 - 9 Comic Illustration
Illustrating Graphic Novel Covers
This week children will have the opportunity to reimagine and recreate their own narrative for characters from their favorite stories.
Activity(s): Concept development drawing and coloring
Week 4: July 12 -16 Comic Book Drawing
Creating Short Comics
Children this week will use their imaginations to turn ideas into visual stories. Children will learn comic formatting by creating their own story and let their creativity roam free!
Activity(s): Comic making, Narrative, Comic formatting
Week 5: July 19 - 23 Mixed media
Drawing Hybrid Animals
This week we will be taking art fundamentals and mixing them with student’s imaginations and help them get a better understanding on how to draw a variety of animal shapes. Activity(s): Concept art, Drawing
Week 6: July 26 - 30 Drawing
Drawing animals is an exciting tool that will help children strengthen observational skills. Children this week will learn drawing skills from the study of animals from. Activity(s): Drawing and texturing
Week 7: Aug. 2 - 6 Mixed media
Drawing Fantasy Art
This week, students will be able to use their imaginations to create fun and engaging fantasy art. Fantasy art is a way of allowing children to express wild ideas in a visual way.
Activity(s): Concept art, Character design
Week 8: Aug. 9 - 13 Drawing
Perspective is a challenging aspect of art that many older artists struggle with. In this week, students will learn to grasp a fundamental part of art by drawing objects and buildings in perspective. Activity(s): Architecture, Drawing vehicles, One point perspective, Observational drawing
Week 9: Aug.16 - 20 Drawing
Drawing the Figure
Figure drawing is a key part in understanding form and flow. This week will give children the opportunity to study clothed figures in order to practice gesture drawing.
Activity(s): Human anatomy, Gesture drawing, Observational drawing, Portraiture
Week10: Aug. 23 - 27 Painting
This week, students will be able to create their own protagonists or villains. Children will create a main character for their story plot.
Activity(s): Concept art, Character design, Narrative