wayne art center

Summer Art Camp 2022: Week 8

Olumide Egunlae; Kora Beauty, 1988

The Big Continent: Africa

August 1 – August 5

Africa is full of exotic beauty from the amazing pyramids of Egypt, to the rural towns and villages of South Africa, representing rich and colorful cultures that make up the second largest continent. This week we will explore the sculptures, jewelry, and architecture throughout Africa’s art history. We will draw inspiration from the wealth of art found on this continent, such as King Tut and the Great Sphinx of Giza, the bronze sculptures of the Yoruba people of Benin, the elegant basketry of Botswana or the unique designs of the Kuba cloth of Congolese artists. Ideas are limitless as we visit the land of the pyramids and the vast and wild savannas of Africa! Artists: Olumide Egunlae, Thandiwe Muriu, Wangechi Mutu, Ntombephi Ntobela, Enfant Precoce, Cheri Samba.
Class Listings

Ages 0-16

LUNCH BUNCH for FULL-DAY STUDENTS · $25
12pm–12:30pm · Aug 1–5, 2022
This supervised lunchtime is 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 · Aug 1–5, 2022
Utilizing new mediums including acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, such drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art theme.
Rainbow Express PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 2022
Utilizing new mediums including acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, such drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated Passport to Art theme.

Ages 6+

Mudworks AM · $275
9:30am–12pm · Aug 1–5, 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 theme.
Creative Drama AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Aug 1–5, 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.
Creative Drama PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 theme.
Artist's Studio LPM · $175
3:30pm–5pm · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 2022
Guided by each week's global theme, young art explorers will enjoy experimenting with drawing & painting, printmaking, 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 · Aug 1–5, 2022
Guided by each week's global theme, young art explorers will enjoy experimenting with drawing & painting, printmaking, 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.

Ages 7+

Drawing FUNdamentals AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Aug 1–5, 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.
Drawing FUNdamentals PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 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.

Ages 8+

Young Chefs AM · $285
9:30am–12pm · Aug 1–5, 2022
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!
Video Game Characters AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Aug 1–5, 2022
Get your game on! Learn how to draw some of your favorite video game characters; some well-known and some not-so-well-known. Featuring many of the newest and some of the most interesting characters that inhabit the world of video games.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the Passport to Art destination.
Superheroes, Manga & More PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 theme. 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 AM · $265
9:30am–12pm · Aug 1–5, 2022
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.Class projects will change weekly to correspond with the designated themes from Passport to Art.
Drawing & Painting PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 theme. Note: Please 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 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 throughout the summer. No previous jewelry experience necessary.
TEEN: Jewelry PM · $275
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 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 learn throughout the summer. No previous jewelry experience necessary.
TEEN: Drawing & Painting PM · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Aug 1–5, 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: Wheel Throwing LPM · $185
3:30pm–5pm · Aug 1–5, 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 · Aug 1–5, 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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