Full Day Options

Mix it Up Media!

For ages 7-12 & teens
Monday – Friday: 9am – 3pm
Cost: $395
Plus additional one-time summer $25 registration fee per family, and a free BDS t-shirt per camper
Virtual Grand Finale Art Exhibit on Fridays!

  • Option 1: July 12th – July 16th
  • Option 2: August 2nd – August 6th

This full day art camp is about exploring a variety of art media (drawing media and painting media, recycled materials, and clay). It’s all about the creation of drawing and painting and collage projects in the morning and ceramic studio projects in the afternoon (in our NEW ceramics studio). Virtual Grand Finale Art Exhibit on Fridays!

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Half Day Options 

For ages 7-12 & teens
Monday – Friday: 9am – 12pm
Cost: $295

Three Week Summer Package Offer Cost: $785 + $25 reg. fee
Pick any three “Half Day” camps for a discounted rate!

Plus additional one-time summer $25 registration fee per family, and a free BDS t-shirt per camper
Virtual Grand Finale Art Exhibit on Fridays!

 

1. Ceramics
July 5th – 9th
Create a relief ceramic tile of a treasure map, build a treasure box with clay slaps, create a functional ceramic mug and throw on the wheel. Discover the hidden treasures of working with clay!

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2. Draw, Paint & Sculpt- Option 1
July 5th – 9th
Learn how to shade a landscapes and cityscapes to create depth in your work with graphite and oil pastel techniques! Paint a rainforest scene with values of color and make a ceramic clay mask!

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3. Draw, Paint & Sculpt- Option 2  CAMP FULL
July 12th – 16th
Learn how to shade and paint to add three dimensional volume to your still life studies and self portraits! Create a ceramic relief tile to learn how to build three dimensional forms with clay!

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4. Clay Time!
July 19th – 23rd
Use hand building skills to create ceramic pieces such pottery, relief sculptures and free standing dragon sculptures. We will be
inspired by the art works of many cultures as we explore the variety of themes in each culture’s style!

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5. Pre Teen- Teen Week (for ages 11-15)
July 19th – 23rd
Learn drawing and painting techniques: graphite, charcoal, and acrylics! Create still life and portrait art pieces. We will also explore mixed media techniques to create relief cardboard sculptures of figures! Each lesson will be inspired by master and contemporary artist visuals to enhance discussion and concepts!

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6. A Designer’s World
August 2nd – 6th
Think like a designer! Sketch, plan and develop ideas that are unique to you! We will design personal logos and t- shirts to learn about graphic design! We will learn about environmental design when we build models of playgrounds! We will also explore book making designs that tell a story through mixed media paintings!

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7. Digital Media Design: Digital Art and Animation Design
August 2nd – 6th
This half day art camp is about exploring a variety of digital art media (digital design and animation). Students will create characters, landscapes, and a three-panel comic strip digitally using their Apple iPad with an app called Autodesk Sketchbook!

Materials Needed: a stylus pen, an iPhone or  iPad (required for participation in this camp) and please have the following apps downloaded: Animation Desk and Animation Desk.

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8. Pop Art!
August 9th – 13th
Create unique artworks using bold shapes and colors! We will create sweet paintings of cupcakes inspired by the art of Wayne Thiebaud, three dimensional mixed media collages inspired by art of Takashi Murakami, Pop Art figures inspired by the urban art of Keith Haring, and a clay sculpture of our favorite foods in spittle de by Clara Oldenburg! Our works will POP with exciting media and ideas!

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9. Paint a Canvas & Pastels!
August 16th – 20th
Learn to draw a different thematic painting each day with oil pastels and additional fun media! Next, we will create canvas paintings using acrylic painting methods to complement our drawings! We will explore drawing and painting themes of animals & pets, seascapes, mandalas and insects!

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