wayne art center

Summer Art Camp 2020

Week 7: Surrealism · July 13-17

1917-1966, Europe Suspend all rational thoughts as you enter into Surrealism week. Surrealism suggests “beyond reality.” As an art form, Surrealism is rooted in the theories of psychoanalysis founded by Sigmund Freud. Artists sought to channel the unconscious state as a means to unlock the power of imagination. This week, campers will create works of art inspired by dreams and stories of strange happenings. Artists: Jean Arp, Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, Max Ernst, Paul Klee Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso.
Class Listings

Ages 3-5

SAC 07 Budding Artist's AM · Peter Ranieri · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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 3-12

SAC 07 EARLY CARE · Instructor TBA · $35
9am–9:30am · Jul 13–17, 2020
Early Drop-Off for Camp: Arrival 9:00 am. Quiet group activities for ages 3-11.LIMIT 20 STUDENTS.

Ages 3-15

SAC 07 LUNCH BUNCH · Instructor TBA · $35
12pm–12:30pm · Jul 13–17, 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 5-7

SAC 07 Rainbow Express AM · Kim Williams · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 Rainbow Express PM · Candance Stringer · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 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+

SAC 07 Creative Drama AM · Patricia Jordan · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 Mudworks AM · Debbie Miller · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 Mudworks PM · Kim Williams · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 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+

SAC 07 Superheroes, Manga, and More AM · Tony Squadroni · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
In Japan, the term Manga is a term for graphic cartoons or comics. It has become a drawing style and not just drawing comics. A Totally creative take on classical and modern styles of cartooning, including illustration, caricature, 'funnies'', comic book superhero's, Manga & more! Join Mr. Tony to brush up on your cartooning techniques and to learn new skills.
SAC 07 Drawing Fundamentals AM · Mark Gruener · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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+

SAC 07 Minecraft Mania! AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 Young Chefs AM · Kevin Welch · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07: Video Game Design! PM · $255
12:30pm–2:30pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
Discover the simplicity of designing games and apps with just a mouse. From character and level design to programming, everything is done visually. Designers use Click team Fusion software to create games with super-realistic physics, from gravity to complex object interactions, ropes and particles. Campers make their first game in less than one hour!
SAC 07 Animal Drawing and Painting PM · Mark Gruener · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
With 12 weeks of camp dedicated to 12 different habitats and environments around the world, artists have an opportunity to study, draw and paint more animals than ever before! 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+

SAC 07 Pottery: Hand and Wheel AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 Manga and More PM · Tony Squadroni · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
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! Please remember to pack a snack to enjoy during class time.
SAC 07 Pottery: Hand and Wheel PM · Rosemary Campellone · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 Sew Fun! PM · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
Learn the basics of sewing on a machine with Wayne Art Center instructors! From pillowcases to headbands, or even a colorful beach bags, there is no shortage of creative projects kids can create with a small amount of fabric and basic notions! Campers learn to cut simple patterns and sew using standard seam allowances to make beautiful useable or wearable pieces. Hand sewing skills also are taught for attaching buttons, adding trim and other embellishments.

Ages 10+

SAC 07 Summer Stage PM · Patricia Jordan · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
Aspiring thespians learn professional acting techniques, work behind the scenes, and create costumes, backgrounds and props during this one-week intensive introduction to the world of creative drama. Whether they let loose as an actor or prefer to focus on what it takes to be a stage manager, everyone gains insight into the world of performance!
SAC 07 In THE KITCHEN PM · Kevin Welch · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 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+

SAC 07 TEEN: Jewelry: Earrings, Bracelets and Necklaces AM · Christopher Darway · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
Students will learn how to shear copper and bronze, drill holes and hammer. Campers will produce colored patinas on metal using common household chemicals. All materials provided.
SAC 07 TEEN Photo: Create Your Best Shot · Laura Ducceschi · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
Get the most from your camera and improve your photography. Learn the basic camera functioning and how it can help you create more interesting photographs. Improve your composition by discussing techniques used by artists for 100's of years. There will be inspirational slide shows, demonstrations, practice photographing the gardens of the art center and critiques to help you get your best photographs. 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 charged battery.
SAC 07 TEEN: Fired Glass and Metal Jewelry PM · Christopher Darway · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
Students will kiln fire colored glass to make their own 'stones' to be set in metal to produce settings for rings, earrings and pendants. Sawing and soldering metals will be covered.All materials are provided.
SAC 07 Teen: Drawing and Painting PM · Louise Dusinberre · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 13–17, 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.
SAC 07 TEEN Pottery: Wheel Throwing LPM · Rosemary Campellone · $210
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jul 13–17, 2020
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.
SAC 07 TEEN: Master Chefs LPM · Kevin Welch · $220
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jul 13–17, 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.