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(This registration form is just for the Time To Shine Fine Arts Camp)
2017 Summer Camp pdf flyer…….
Time To Shine Fine Arts Camps Descriptions
2017 Camp Descriptions printable pdf
Our Fine Arts Camps are packed with fun and challenging activities that encourage creativity and growth for a lifetime. Campers will explore a variety of mediums such as graphite, paint, pastels, charcoal, sculptural materials, found objects, and much more. Each week includes art instruction, hand-building in clay, dance & drama, and a visiting guest artist. The Arts Center partners with the Moultrie Recreation Department to offer campers pool time once a week. On Friday from 1 pm to 2 pm, campers will perform their group dance & drama piece and display their works of art in a gallery style setting. We welcome families and friends to attend the Friday events.
June 5th – 9th, 2017 Drawing: African Art
Campers will use African animals and patterns to sharpen their drawing skills. Camps include multiple works of art including a clay piece. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
June 12th – 16th, 2017 Basics
Campers will be guided step by step through the process of creating and exploring line, four basic shapes, shadowing, composition, color, perspective, still life, and landscape as well as clay building. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
June 19th – 23rd, 2017 3-Dimentional Sculpture
Campers will explore sculpture using found objects and plaster. This camp is a bit messy but lots of FUN! Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
June 26th – 30th, 2017 Nature and Design
Campers will create a finished art collage using textiles and textures to explore a variety of areas in design. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
July 10th – 14th, 2017 Abstract with a Twist
Using two famous abstract artists (Pablo Picasso & Jackson Pollock), campers will have fun studying and mimicking artistic styles and ideas to create their own masterpiece. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
July 17th – 21st, 2017 COLOR (Let’s Paint!)
Treat your little artists to a week of exploring still life through drawing, color mixing, and using tempera and acrylic paints. This will be a great camp for a serious artist. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
July 24th – 28th, 2017 Mosaics
Campers will dig in to the world of mosaics and study famous artists such as Antonio Gaudi to create their own artist-inspired work of art. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
July 31st – Aug. 4th, 2017 Drawing: Funky Bones & Shells
Campers will study figure, movement & core using skeletal structures and conch shells to build and develop drawing skills. Note: Breakfast & lunch provided.
Day Camps For Adults
June 5-9…STAINED GLASS PANEL…Ages 16 & up…9-12AM or 2-5PM or 6-9 PM
Instructor: Connie Fritz…Make a stained glass panel up to 15 inches square from a great selection of patterns. Choose from glass on hand to compliment your style. All tools and supplies are included
June 12-16…Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving…9 Am until 12 Noon
Instructor: Wyatt Nocera…Participants ages 15 and up will create a scarf with yarn of their choosing from our stock of beautiful donated yearns or purchase 350 yards of worsted weight yarn-found in the craft
section of local stores. Minimum 3/Maximum 6
June 19-23 …Needlepoint/Bargello…9 AM -12 Noon
Instructor: Harvie Ann Cox…Learn the basic needlepoint stitches in creating a pin cushion or eyeglass case. Bargello stitch moves fast in a geometric pattern. $5 supply fee. Minimum 4/maximum 8
June 21-23rd…Adult Pottery – Ages: 16+ years…9-12am or 6-9pm
Instructor: Leah Garcia
Part One – Hand Thrown and Wheel…Part one will be devoted to learning slab, coil and template
methods to make functional or sculptural forms.
June 29-30th …Part Two – Part two will focus on glazing and decorating techniques. Pick up: July 3rd
You only need your hands and imagination when you come to this three hour class. You will have several
functional and fun clay pieces after firing. This is a hand building class (wheel throwers welcome too) where
you can learn the best way to build any form you can imagine. We will introduce ways of altering forms,
decorating, and tips on handling the clay at each stage of the process; from wet to glazing and firing. We will explore how surface texture alters the resulting aesthetic of a glazed piece. Emphasis will be on the growth of each individual student. Beginners will focus on basic technique while more advanced students will have the opportunity to explore individual projects in their own style. As you learn how clay behaves, you can use your hands and imagination to make something useful and beautiful, odd and funny, or strange and exciting…..or a little of it all! This class is in two parts over the course of two weeks with a pick up date on the third week to allow for drying and firing time Supply fee is $15 for 25lb bag of clay. Minimum3/Maximum 8
June 26-30…Ribbon & basic embroidery stitches, Madeira applique…2 PM-5PM
Instructor: Harvie Ann Cox…Embellish a shirt with beautiful silk ribbon embroidery. Embroidery stitches will be practiced on fabric and added to the shirt or another project of your choice. Shadow embroidery and Madeira applique will be done on Swiss batiste for a handkerchief. You will need a denim shirt or solid colored woven fabric shirt of your choice. $8 supply fee (includes needles, silk ribbon, batiste, lace, floss, practice fabric. If you have a small embroidery hoop, please bring it along with small scissors for trimming thread and ribbon.
Minimum 4/Maximum 8
July 10-14…Pine Needle Basketry…2 PM – 5 PM OR 6 PM – 9PM
Instructor: Virginia Lowman…Learn to coil a basket made from long leaf pine needles. Students will complete one basket-possibly two! If you can hand sew – you can coil a pine needle basket!
$25 material fee. Minimum 3/Maximum 10
July 17-21…Multi Harness Loom Weaving…9 AM – 12 Noon
Instructor: Wyatt Nocera…Supply Fee $20
July 24-28…Foundations of Mosaics- Beginner
Instructor Karen Sasine