Art League Houston Kids Studio Summer Art Camp Themes Announced!
Register now for the June - July 2012 SUMMER SESSIONS for children 5 - 8 or 9 - 12
Art Camp at Art League Houston's Kids Studio provides children with creative, fun ways to engage their imaginations through visual art activities. Each session is themed and taught by one of Art League Houston's outstanding teaching artists. As kids create art in all media, they will explore ideas, learn arts vocabulary, and experiment with a variety of arts media. They will reinforce critical thinking skills while fostering confidence and creativity. Most of all, they will have fun!
AGES 5 - 8
Creatures in Collage (SC-1); Instructor: Melissa Walter
June 11 - 15
In this green session campers create 2-D and 3-D creatures and their environments! Integrating recycled materials, student will explore the properties of different materials to convey textures and atmosphere while creating their own creatures in collage.
Travelling Around the World with Art (SC-2); Instructor: Armando Rodriguez
June 18 - 22
Get your passports ready! Campers will take a virtual tour around the world to study and create different styles of art. Asia, Africa, North America, and Central and South America are on the itinerary for this fantastic artistic adventure.
Drawing Your Imagination (SC-3); Instructor: Armando Rodriguez
June 25 - 29
Campers will spend the week exploring drawing with aspecial focus on creating illusion. They will learn about exaggerated proportion, the art of illusion, and other fantastic drawing techniques.
Nature as Art (SC-4); Instructor: Y. E. Torres
July 9 - 13
Exploring everyday art materials and introducing how materials in nature, as well recycling, can be turned into creative projects.
Animals, Movement and Art (SC-5); Instructor: Y. E. Torres
July 16 - 20
This camp is an introduction to the world of animals! Campers will use a variety of art materials to create animals in 2-D, to create wearable animal art costumes, as well as invent their own animals!
2D to 3D - Exploring Materials/Intro to Mixed Media (SC-6); Instructor: Y. E. Torres
July 23 - 27
This camp has been developed to encourage young children to express themselves through spontaneity and mixed media. Children will be introduced to the work of Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and many more. Students will engage in action painting and collage to observe the layers, lines and shapes that these processes creates.
AGES 9 - 12
Materials in Art (SC-7); Instructor: Melissa Walter
June 18 - 22
In this camp session, campers will explore a range of materials such as sticks, flowers, cardboard, paint, wire, and more to create 2-D and 3-D works of art.
Character Creation (SC-8); Instructor: Erin Joyce
June 25 - 29
During this fun camp session, campers will create their own fantasy character. Combining creative writing, collage, and bookmaking, the character will be featured in a storyboard, a collage portrait and a short illustrated, handmade book.
Each Kids Studio Summer Camp is five days in length from Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. Early care and late care are available. Art League Houston provides all art supplies, a camp t-shirt, and snacks. *Campers must bring a sack lunch each day*
Click here for the Summer Camp registration packet. Call us at (713) 523-9530 to REGISTER!
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