Summer Art Camp 2020

Your child’s creativity will blossom with HCA’s four-day Summer Art Camp sessions. Each week brings new and exciting creative options for ages 3 – 15! Students explore various media including: painting, ceramics, mixed media drawing, music and more.  
Our camps inspire creativity and promote fun. Dress for a mess and prepare to  explore the world of art!
Registration for each session $150.

Registration is OPEN!
Register by April 15 and receive 10% off registration fees.

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Summer Art Camp for 9 – 15 years old

LOCATIONS:
HCC – Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Avenue,
HHS – Healdsburg High School Ceramic Studio, drop off at the Healdsburg Swim Center parking lot, 360 Monte Vista Ave. The Ceramic studio is adjacent. 

Students taking both morning and afternoon sessions at HCC have a free supervised lunch break. Students should bring their sack lunch.

  • Week 1: June 15 – 18, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Sculpture and 3-D Art with Harvest Nieto Location: HCCStudents will enjoy learning ways to create three-dimensional art through a variety of materials such as paper, paint, cardboard and clay to create 3D masterpieces.  We will also head outdoors to design and construct larger, collaborative sculptures from natural and recycled materials to form earth-friendly totems and figures.
  • Week 1: June 15 – 18, 1PM- 4:30P
    • Cartooning with Levi Miller Location: HCC
      We will explore how to draw faces and facial expressions to bring life to our cartoons. We will work witElearn how to turn stick figures into superheroes. This class offers great knowledge for any aspiring cartoonists or comic book artists!
    • Ceramics: Wheel and Handbuilding with Linus Lancaster Location: HHS Learn how to throw pottery on the wheel to form functional pieces, such as cups, bowls and plates. Through individual guidance and repetition, we will develop skills in our throwing techniques. This class can accommodate beginning potters as well as those with previous throwing experience. Repeating students are encouraged to sign up.  In addition to the wheel, we will also explore handbuilding clay using our hands, fingers, and simple tools using common techniques of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building. Please note: All thrown pieces require two kiln firings, so pieces will not be available for pickup until approximately 7-10 days after class ends. Fired pieces can be packaged and shipped for an additional charge.
  • Week 2: June 22 – 25, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Calling all Muggles and Wizards! with Harvest Nieto. Location: HCC Join us for some Hogwarts fun. We will make our own wands, brew our own potions, produce magic crystals, create our own Butterbeer, Quidditch brooms and more! We will work in multiple mediums to create unique projects that are ideal for students who love both art and science. Come prepared to immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter!
  • Week 2: June 22 – 25, 1PM- 4:30PM
    • Fashion Photography 101 with Nicole Schlaeppi Location: HCC We will explore art of photography using fashion as our focus. Students will model costumes for each other as we photograph and learn how to use light and location (both inside and outdoors) to our advantage.  Each student will learn how to direct the models to form interesting poses. We will also use Photoshop to learn a variety of editing techniques to further enhance and manipulate our creative images.
    • Ceramics: Wheel and Handbuilding with Linus Lancaster Location: HHS Learn how to throw pottery on the wheel to form functional pieces, such as cups, bowls and plates. Through individual guidance and repetition, we will develop skills in our throwing techniques. This class can accommodate beginning potters as well as those with previous throwing experience. Repeating students are encouraged to sign up.  In addition to the wheel, we will also explore handbuilding clay using our hands, fingers, and simple tools using common techniques of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building. Please note: All thrown pieces require two kiln firings, so pieces will not be available for pickup until approximately 7-10 days after class ends. Fired pieces can be packaged and shipped for an additional charge.
  • Week 3: June 29 – July 2, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Fantastic Beasts with Kristin Sillars. Location: HCC From a flying Hippogriff’s wings at Hogwarts, Pikachu’s iconic zig-zag tail, to the many eyed aliens at the edge of the universe – our favorite movies, books, games and comics are often defined by the creatures we know and love. We will learn how to design creatures that are visually striking, but also able to draw from mythology and biology. Come craft and create the creatures of your wildest dreams!
  • Week 3: June 29 – July 2, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • Graphic Novels and Comic Book Creation with Levi Miller Location: HCC. Students will learn about the tradition of sequential art  – or storytelling with pictures and words – used in classic American comics, manga and contemporary graphic novels.  We will explore techniques in cartoon and 
  • Week 4: July 6 – 9, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Meet the Masters with Kelly Ebeling. Location: HCC We will explore modern and contemporary artists including Georgia O’Keefe, Yayoi Kusama, Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Jean Michel-Basquiat and others.  Working in multiple mediums, students learn key concepts, techniques of movements such as Abstract Expressionism, Dada, Pop Art as they create their own masterpieces throughout the class
  • Week 4: July 6 – 9, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • Electronic Music Making with Levi Miller. Location: HCC We will use samplers, drum machines, synthesizers, keyboards and iPad applications to explore electronic/hip hop and dance music making. We will create beats and songs from the ground up! Students can then dance to the beats they create! No previous knowledge or experience with music is required.
  • Week 5: July 13 – 16, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Felting and Fiber Arts with Vicki Assegued. Location: HCC Students will learn many techniques for weaving and layering fabric and fibers in exciting shapes.  We will use recycled clothing, placemats, lace, trims, yarns, felt, jewelry parts and buttons to create fun and stunning wall art pieces.
  • Week 5: July 13 – 16, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • A Rainbow of Mixed Media with Deborah Padrick. Location: HCCThis class will explore drawing, which we will combine with varied watercolor techniques. Japanese brush stroke (Sumi-e) will enhance some of our art creations. We will also explore the magical movement of dyes on silk fabric.  Oil pastels, pens and colored pencils create new dimensions in our mixed media art.
  • Week 6: July 20 – 23, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Mosaic Stepping Stones with Barbara McNally Location: HCC Smash tiles and create colorful designs in an easy and fun process. Instructor will provide safety glasses and oversee scoring, smashing and grouting process as students produce mosaic stepping stones for the garden.
  • Week 6: July 20 – 23, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • Studio Painting and Drawing with Kelly Ebeling. Location: HCC This camp will cover many basic drawing concepts, such as value, line, and composition before moving on to color theory in painting. We will experiment with a variety of mediums such as charcoal, pastel, acrylics, and watercolors while learning to draw different subjects such as the still life, landscape, and portrait. Students will learn basic studio practices such as how to set up an easel, how to mix color, how to add medium to acrylic paint, how to properly clean your brushes and more.

TUITION ASSISTANCE
HCA is committed to insuring youth has creative opportunities and offers partial and full scholarships to insure that need is met. Our scholarship funding is limited, please apply by clicking HERE

QUESTIONS?
Call or email Education Director Kelly Ebeling
707-344-2248
education@healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

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