wayne art center

Summer Art Camp 2020

Week 3: Symbolism ยท June 15-19

1880-1910, France and Europe Abandon the realism of Impressionism and focus on imaginary dream worlds and figures from literature and Greek mythology. Symbolist artists used symbols from mythology and dream imagery to inform their art. Campers will find inspiration in dreams, books, characters from mythology, dragons, unicorns and more. Artists: Paul Gauguin, Gustave Moreau, Odilon Redon, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.
Class Listings

Ages 3-4

Budding Artists AM · Shannon Wolsky · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Mixing and matching mediums, including paint and paper, crayons and clay, our youngest campers create original works they?ll be proud of. Just like the big kids, our budding artists explore a new environment each week, before composing and crafting work based on what they learn. Our early childhood teachers combine just the right amount of making and moving, to keep young artists engaged and energized all session long! Please note: all budding artists must be potty trained!

Ages 3-11

Early Care · Instructor TBA · $35
9am–9:30am · Jun 15–19, 2020
Early Drop-Off for Camp: Arrival 9:00 am. Quiet group activities for ages 3-11.LIMIT 20 STUDENTS.

Ages 3-14

Lunch Bunch · Instructor TBA · $35
12pm–12:30pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Supervised lunchtime for HALF-DAY students. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Meets from 12:00-12:30pm each day of camp.Please Note: FULL DAY campers DO NOT need to register for Lunch Bunch. It is included with combined morning and afternoon registration.

Ages 5-6

Rainbow Express AM · Kim Williams · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Exploring white top mountains, deep green and golden grasslands, blue seas and more, Kindergarten-aged campers find color in every corner of the world. Utilizing new mediums acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, including drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.
Rainbow Express PM · Candance Stringer · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Exploring white top mountains, deep green and golden grasslands, blue seas and more, Kindergarten-aged campers find color in every corner of the world. Utilizing new mediums acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, including drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.

Ages 6+

Mudworks AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Campers dig deep into the history of clay and even deeper into their imaginations as they sculpt decorative and functional ceramics. From rolling slabs, creating coils, and utilizing glazes, this camp involves participants in each step of the ceramics process, as they develop ideas from their imaginations and eventually place their work into the kiln to be fired.Note: Bring a box on the last day to take home finished projects and be prepared to return in approximately 1 week to pick up the rest.
Mudworks PM · Shannon Wolsky · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Campers dig deep into the history of clay and even deeper into their imaginations as they sculpt decorative and functional ceramics. From rolling slabs, creating coils, and utilizing glazes, this camp involves participants in each step of the ceramics process, as they develop ideas from their imaginations and eventually place their work into the kiln to be fired.Note: Bring a box on the last day to take home finished projects and be prepared to return in approximately 1 week to pick up the rest.

Ages 7+

Cartooning AM · Tony Squadroni · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Learn to draw funny faces and silly scenes incorporating the tips and tricks of cartooning, including the use of exaggeration to make characters come to life and tell a story. Campers work from well-known cartoons, reference pictures, and their own imaginations!
Drawing Fundamentals PM · Mark Gruener · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Have fun while learning the basics (and beyond) of drawing! Use pencils, pen and ink, markers, cray-pas and other drawing tools to turn simple lines and shapes into amazing drawings. Campers study work from well-known artists for inspiration and build skills in drawing forms, animals and people.

Ages 8-10

Basic Beading · Kate Hochner · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Open a new world of expression by learning beading techniques.Students will be taught the proper use of jewelry tools to fashion necklaces, bracelets, and more with beautiful glass beads and other materials.

Ages 8+

Drawing Fundamentals AM · Mark Gruener · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Have fun while learning the basics (and beyond) of drawing! Use pencils, pen and ink, markers, cray-pas and other drawing tools to turn simple lines and shapes into amazing drawings. Campers study work from well-known artists for inspiration and build skills in drawing forms, animals and people.
Young Chefs AM · Kim Honig · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
In this hands-on culinary class, aspiring chefs prepare new recipes every day, while learning about kitchen safety, proper food handling and nutrition. Working at their own pace in small groups, campers learn essential cooking techniques that will serve as the foundation for a lifetime of culinary excitement! There will be a tasting for families on the last day. At the end of this session, each student leaves with a cookbook full of recipes she will enjoy sharing at home.
Minecraft Mania! AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jun 1–5, 2020
Minecraft software is designed to teach 3D creativity and basic engineering skills. Campers collaborate with other Minecraft enthusiasts to build cities, stadiums and buildings from scratch. Based on experience and ability, campers learn different aspects of the game to expand their designs. Campers work on building modern marvels and basic circuitry within the game. Upon camp conclusion, campers take work home.
Lego Robotics PM · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 8–12, 2020
Using LEGO MINDSTORMS hardware and software, aspiring engineers explore the limitless world of robotics and engineering as they build and program their own robots. At the end of the week, campers demonstrate new skills through a competitive exhibition!

Ages 9+

Pottery: Hand and Wheel AM · Margaret Hanner · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Learn hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing skills in this popular ceramics class while creating functional and sculptural forms. The first few days are spent building pieces, then campers experiment with design and colorful glazes for the remainder of the week.
Pottery: Hand and Wheel PM · Rosemary Campellone · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Learn hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing skills in this popular ceramics class while creating functional and sculptural forms. The first few days are spent building pieces, then campers experiment with design and colorful glazes for the remainder of the week. Note: Bring a box on Friday to bring home finished pieces, and be prepared to return in a week to pick up final projects.

Ages 10+

In THE KITCHEN PM · Kim Honig · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Tie on your apron! Young chefs will be introduced to the fine art of cooking kid-friendly and healthy recipes in this popular class. Working at their own pace in small groups, students will learn essential cooking techniques that will serve as the foundation for a lifetime of culinary excitement! There will be a tasting for families on the last day.
Still Life Draw and Paint PM · Louise Dusinberre · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Exploring white top mountains, deep green and golden grasslands, blue seas and more, Kindergarten-aged campers find color in every corner of the world. Utilizing new mediums acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, including drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.
The Graphic Novel PM · Tony Squadroni · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Campers who have already begun to explore cartooning take their interest to the next level, as they begin to combine art with storytelling. After reading and reviewing several graphic novels, artist authors ?write? their own stories, considering dialog and scenes in which to place their characters.

Ages 12+

TEEN: Jewelry: Personalized Charm Bracelet p AM · Hali MacLaren · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Students will learn how to form jump rings in base metal and solder them together for a chain bracelet. They will also create personalized charms to hang from it by cutting, stamping and applying textures and other finishes. WAC will provide all supplies.
Teen Studio: Photography as Art · Laura Ducceschi · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Explore creative possibilities and create impressive photographs!Improve your composition by carefully considering what you see and thinking about what will be in your image. Learn how basic camera technology can help improve your picture quality, focus, exposure and clarity. Inspirational slide shows, demonstrations, practice photographing the gardens of the art center and critiques will help you become a better photographer. Bring your own digital camera for this class, either an SLR (single-lens-reflex) or a basic point and shoot. Phone cameras do not have the necessary functionality. Be sure to have a camera card and a charged battery.
TEEN: Self Portrait Collage · Claudia Rilling · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Master drawing in perspective and create light and volume with paint! This class is all about fostering individual perspective to create drawings and paintings based on daily still life setups. Campers use the same materials as professional artists, including charcoal, ink, oil and chalk pastels and various paints.
TEEN Pottery: Wheel Throwing LPM · Rosemary Campellone · $210
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Take your wheel throwing skills to the next level in this week-long intensive ceramics course! Whether you?ve just started or have been throwing for years, this class will teach you new tricks and techniques to make functional pots, bowls, cups and plates. You will discover rules of centering, pulling clay to make functional items, learning about glazes and the firing processes.
TEEN: Master Chefs LPM · Kim Honig · $220
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jun 15–19, 2020
Even those who are new to the kitchen become Masters of the kitchen. In this hands-on culinary camp, aspiring chefs learn to design menus, develop recipes, and prepare new dishes each day, while learning about kitchen safety, proper food handling and nutrition. At the end of this session, campers work as a team to create a restaurant concept and serve a feast to their guests, and each student leaves with a cookbook full of recipes they can prepare at home.