Week 1 Maker's Lab
Dates: June 20 - June 23
Morning: Ceramics - Wheel Throwing 101 This ancient art practice will connect you to the hands that once created what we call wonders today. You will learn the basics of wheel throwing and build your very own vessels and pottery, and learn how to decorate them with glaze.
Afternoon: SCREENWRITING SCRIPT! You will learn the fundamentals of what it takes to be a great storyteller on screen! You will collaborate with others to create trailers of the genre of your choosing. You will later take those ideas and produce art that unfolds before our very eyes!
Week 2 Maker's Lab
Dates: June 26 - June 30
Morning: Wheel Throwing 101 You will continue practicing this ancient art and learn how to build, spin, and mold your very own bowls, mugs, and plates that can withstand the test of time!
Afternoon: MOVIE MAKING ACTION! You will learn the fundamentals of movie making by studying cuts, camera angles, and more using your smartphone. You will collaborate on trailer ideas and produce art that unfolds before our very eyes!
Week 3 The Art of Story Telling
Dates: July 3 - July 7 (no camp on July 4)
Morning: Comic Character Development & Cover Art. Learn the art of Comics! Create complex characters and develop imagery that best captures your essence, your purpose, and your reality and create a unique Cover for your future comic.
Afternoon: Acting 101 Mini Scripts & Plays Creative initiatives, imaginative costumes, serious voice projections - all for the love of acting! You will get to read, study, practice, and perform mini scripts and plays, highlighting interesting characters with a story to share!
Week 4 The Art of Story Telling
Dates: July 10 - 14
Morning: Comic Book Art This is what Stan Lee dreamed of! Future comic artists are narrators of their own stories! You will learn the tricks of the trade and sample lessons focusing on page composition, scripting for comic books, and more!
Afternoon: Stage Acting Creative initiatives, imaginative costumes, and serious voice projections - all for the love of acting! You will continue your scene studies and perform these mini scripts with amazing stories to share!
Week 5 The Weird, the Wonderful, the Wacky
Dates: July 17 - July 21
Morning: Photography Series Young photographers in the making get a chance to create beautiful collections of their photography using hand-built pinhole cameras, smartphones and historical processes such as cyanotypes. You'll learn about composition, camera angles, balance, and color theory.
Afternoon: Poetry 101 Poetry is thoughts finding words. Immerse yourself in the art of poetry by learning about composition and narrating while diving deeper into your understanding of image, rhyme, and personal expression.
Week 6 The Weird, the Wonderful, the Wacky
Dates: July 24 - July 28
Morning: Photography Collages Collect, crop & paste! Young photographers will experiment and create beautiful collections of collaged photography and cyanotype prints to narrate stories, personal messaging, and memories!
Afternoon: Improv Comedy For Beginners Did I do that? Campers will act and react, collaborate, and use their imagination to make up hilarious content in real-time!
Week 7 Artists to Artists
Dates: July 31 - August 4
Morning: Hand & Wheel You will practice Wheel throwing and hand-building, creating their very own vessels and pottery inspired by today's ceramic artist, Tasha Rene.
Afternoon: Larger-Scale Paintings like Mark Bradford In this fun painting class inspired by Mark Bradford, a contemporary artist from L.A., you will learn about abstract painting and mixed media. Abstract, filled with form, movement, and layered material, will leave viewers awwing at these unique expressions of creativity.
Week 8 Artists to Artists
Dates: August 7 - August 11
Morning: Hand & Wheel Campers will practice wheel throwing and hand-building, creating their very own vessels and pottery inspired by today's artist Jim McDowell.
Afternoon: Sculpt like Franz West: Paper Mache Lamp Shades Let there be light! No need to run off to Target. You will create your own stylish illumination with these Franz West-inspired lamp shades.