wayne art center

Summer Art Camp 2020

Week 6: Cubism · July 6-10

1907-1914, France Everything became a “cube” for the cubist artists. Cubism was one of the most influential styles of the 20th century. Braque and Picasso co-founded the movement, turning the art world on its head. Influenced by the geometric masks of African tribes, this style is characterized by dividing the picture plane into facets with multiple surfaces and vantage points. Campers will create their own cubist masterpieces this week. Artists: Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Alexander Archipenko, Raymond Duchamp, Jacques Lipchitz.
Class Listings

Ages 3-11

Early Care · Instructor TBA · $35
9am–9:30am · Jul 6–10, 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 · Jul 6–10, 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 4-5

Pre-School Art Adventures AM · Peter Ranieri · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Specifically designed for campers preparing for Kindergarten, Preschool Art Adventurers utilize familiar mediums like paint, markers, pastels, and clay. Campers begin to recognize lines, shapes, textures, and colors throughout the world, and incorporate them into their art, while developing hand-eye coordination, as well as fine motor and social skills.

Ages 5-6

Rainbow Express AM · Kim Williams · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 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 · Jul 6–10, 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 · Jul 6–10, 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.
Creative Drama AM · Patricia Jordan · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Studios become stages as campers learn all aspects of play production, from reading scripts and remembering lines, to expressing emotion through acting, and creating sets and props, all in a safe and accepting environment where kids of all skill levels can build confidence and creativity. The week concludes with a short performance for parents and other campers.
Mudworks PM · Kim Williams · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 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 · Jul 6–10, 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 AM · Mark Gruener · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 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.
Cartooning PM · Tony Squadroni · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 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!

Ages 8+

Young Chefs AM · Kevin Welch · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 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.
Lego Robotics AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Interested in playing around with robots all week? In this week long summer camp, campers will get to build and program their own robots! Each individual will learn strategies for designing, building and programming their respective robots to move and interact. At the end of the week campers will demonstrate what they've learned in a competitive exhibit for everyone to see!
Minecraft Mania! PM · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 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.
Animal Drawing and Painting PM · Mark Gruener · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Students bring photos of their favorite animals, or find one in class, and learn the basics of drawing using simple shapes and lines to capture structure and movement. Multiple media will be incorporated to add fur, scales and other characteristics to make student work come alive on paper.

Ages 9+

Pottery: Hand and Wheel AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 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.
Pottery: Hand and Wheel PM · Eliot Forester · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 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.
Passion for Fashion PM · Argie Fafalios · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Designers explore the world of fashion illustration and presentation as they draw inspiration from magazines, videos, and even their own closets to design a unique collection. Campers learn how to create a color palette, design silhouettes, and draw the figure to express your fashion ideas. Collections are shared during final presentation on the last day of class.

Ages 10+

Portraiture AM · Argie Fafalios · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Want to DRAW or PAINT a selfie? This class is all about portraits! Discover how to use proportion, structure and expression to add life to drawing and painting faces. Each class will start with a demo to introduce a new technique and idea and then students will try their hand at self-portraits and drawing from a model or classmate.
Draw, Paint, Collage PM · Louise Dusinberre · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 2020
Campers gain exposure to a number of media this week 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; and explore abstract shape cutting while considering the elements of design to create collage.
In THE KITCHEN PM · Kevin Welch · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 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 exploration! Chefs invite guests to tasting on the final day. At the end of this session, each student leaves with a ?cookbook? full of recipes they will enjoy sharing at home.

Ages 12+

Teen Studio: Photography as Art · Laura Ducceschi · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 6–10, 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 Pottery: Wheel Throwing LPM · Eliot Forester · $210
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jul 6–10, 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 · Kevin Welch · $220
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jul 6–10, 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.