wayne art center

Summer Art Camp 2022: Week 5

Michelangelo Buonarroti; The Creation of Adam, 1509

Roman Holiday! Art in the Heart of Europe

July 11 – July 15

The Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s David… Italy is home to many of the artists and treasured artworks of Renaissance Art in Europe. From the treasures in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, to the stunning Pantheon in Rome, to the magnificent St. Mark’s Basilica facing the canals of Venice, we will immerse ourselves in the history and beauty of Italy. A land rich in culture & history, a visit to Italy will inspire modern artists in the making as we learn about the many artists who represent this tremendous artistic and cultural flourishing area of the world. Artists: Sandro Botticelli, Carvaggio, Leonardo Da Vinci, Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael.
Class Listings

Ages 0-16

LUNCH BUNCH for FULL-DAY STUDENTS · $25
12pm–12:30pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Supervised lunchtime for FULL-DAY students only. Campers must bring a nut-free bag lunch and water bottle. Meets from 12:00-12:30 pm each day starting directly after each morning session and fills the gap for any FULL-DAY students who are taking morning and afternoon art class sessions.

Ages 5-6

Rainbow Express AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Utilizing new mediums including acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two-and three-dimensional art forms, such as drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.
Rainbow Express PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Utilizing new mediums including acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two-and three-dimensional art forms, such as drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.

Ages 6+

Mudworks AM · $275
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination
Creative Drama AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Make our studio into your stage as we explore all aspects of putting on a play, from learning your lines to making a set to acting and singing in front of an audience. This week will conclude with a short performance for parents and other campers!
Mudworks PM · $275
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination
Creative Drama PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Make our studio into your stage as we explore all aspects of putting on a play, from learning your lines to making a set to acting and singing in front of an audience!This week will conclude with a short performance for parents and other Wayne Art Center campers.
Artist's Studio LPM · $175
3:30pm–5pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Explore the Fundamentals of drawing and painting through still life and portraiture. Get the most from shading, contour, line, proportion and composition. This class will help to find the artist hidden in every child. Projects change weekly as students traverse the globe in Passport to ART based on each week's themed destination.

Ages 7-9

Art Explorers AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Guided by each week's global theme, young art explorers will enjoy experimenting with drawing & painting, printmaking, mosaics, paper crafts and more. This class emphasizes creativity and the exploration of artist's materials. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the Passport to Art designated weekly theme.
Art Explorers PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Guided by each week's global theme, young art explorers will enjoy experimenting with drawing & painting, printmaking, mosaics, paper crafts and more. This class emphasizes creativity and the exploration of artist's materials. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the Passport to Art destination designated weekly theme.

Ages 7+

Cartooning AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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!Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the Passport to Art destination.
Drawing FUNdamentals AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.
Drawing FUNdamentals PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.

Ages 8+

Young Chefs AM · $285
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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! At the end of this session, each student leaves with a cookbook full of recipes to enjoy sharing at home.
Superheroes, Manga & More PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
A totally creative class touching on the many genres of cartooning, including: comic book heroes and stylistic illustration, as well as TV cartoon characters and beloved newspaper comic strips. Students will be encouraged to experiment with original ideas, or to take off on established ones. Come prepared to learn the tips & tricks that will make your comic & cartooning creations come alive!

Ages 9+

Hand & Wheel AM · $275
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.Note: Bring a box on Friday to bring home finished pieces, and be prepared to return in a week to pick up final projects.
Drawing & Painting AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Campers gain exposure to a number of media as they study composition, perspective and shading using pencil and charcoal; paint in the garden 'plein air' style or try their hand at portrait painting inspired by the great masters.
Drawing & Painting PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Campers gain exposure to a number of media as they study composition, perspective and shading using pencil and charcoal; paint in the garden 'plein air' style or try their hand at portrait painting inspired by the great masters.
Hand & Wheel PM · $275
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.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 · $285
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Things are heating up in the kitchen! Chefs ages 10 and up will work together in small groups to create multi-course meals each day. Discussions about nutrition, healthy eating and culinary techniques will add to hands-on cooking.

Ages 12+

TEEN: Drawing & Painting AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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. Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art theme.
TEEN: Jewelry AM · $275
9:30am–12pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Using soldering and non-soldering techniques of jewelry fabrication, as well as basic sawing and filing, campers create unique and personalized jewelry. Projects change each week, and emphasis is placed on new skills and techniques, so campers continually grow throughout the summer.No previous jewelry experience necessary.
TEEN: Photography As Art PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Create photographs of landscapes, closeups, people and animals. Learn how to use the settings on your camera to get your subject in focus, acquire the exposure you want, and make interesting compositions.A new topic is introduced in the studio each day followed by practice in the Wayne Art Center gardens. Image review and critique provide regular feedback.Bring your own DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) or compact camera. Phone cameras do not have the functionality for this class. You need a fully charged battery and a camera card with space to shoot freely every day.
TEEN: Jewelry PM · $275
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Using soldering and non-soldering techniques of jewelry fabrication, as well as basic sawing and filing, campers create unique and personalized jewelry. Projects change each week, and emphasis is placed on new skills and techniques, so campers continually grow throughout the summer.No previous jewelry experience necessary.
TEEN: Drawing & Painting PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.
TEEN: Master Chefs LPM · $195
3:30pm–5pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
This class will allow teens the opportunity to work alongside a professional chef and learn tricks of the trade. Our chef will show you how to design menus, combine flavors, and develop recipes. Work in a team to create a restaurant concept and serve a feast to your class!
TEEN: Wheel Throwing LPM · $185
3:30pm–5pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
Take wheel throwing skills to the next level in this week-long intensive ceramics course! Whether just starting or well acquainted to the wheel, this class teaches you tricks and techniques to make functional pots, bowls, cups, and plates. Young ceramicists discover rules of centering and pulling clay to make functional items, as well as learning about glazes and the firing processes.
TEEN: Drawing & Painting LPM · $175
3:30pm–5pm · Jul 11–15, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art destination.
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