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Summer Youth Camp Descriptions

week 1 June 22-26


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       Drawing   6/20/22 - 6/24/22  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.     

Week 2    Painting    6/27/22  -7/1/22   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   Comic Illustration       7/5/22  -  7/8/22        This week children have the opportunity to reimagine and recreate their own narrative for  characters from their favorite stories. Activity(s): Concept development, drawing and use of color    

Week 4   Comic Book Drawing        7/11/22  -  7/15/22        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    Mixed Media       7/18/22  -  7/22/22       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.   

Week 6    Drawing       7/25/22  -  7/29/22       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   Mixed Media    8/1/22  -  8/5/2022       This week students will be drawing a variety of animals and creating their own fantasy creatures with with a variety of media    

Week 8    Drawing     8/8/22  -  8/12/22        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.   

Week 9   Painting       8/15/22  -  8/19/22       This week, students will learn how to mix paint and will experiment with different color combinations and painting styles.  

Week 10   Mixed Media      8/22/22   - 8/26/22       This week students will learn to use various media and materials along with the fundamentals of art and design    

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