Welcome to Cranston! We are offering a variety of camp options at our new location this summer and we look forward to meeting new artists!

     

PRE-K Imagination Station Workshops (Ages 4-6)

All workshops: 
8:45am-11:45am

-Art Imagination Centers is all about exploration of art media, literacy and movement! We will explore a book each workshop day and carry the storybook’s theme throughout our centers, which will include easel painting, sensory play, music and movement, and much more!

     

Art Imagination Station: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Tuesday, June 25
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We will have fun exploring letters, shapes, and color at each art station! We will work with paint, papers, stamps and texture tables to create name designs and letter art in a variety of multi-sensory ways. We will also create a Chicka Chicka Boom Tree collage with bright colorful papers!

     

Art Imagination Station: Eric Carle Little Stars

Tuesday, July 9
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Join us for an Eric Carle inspired artist workshop and explore the stars!  The sky is the limit when our artists travel from art station to art station with friends exploring sensory materials to create imaginative constellation designs, painted abstract stars and and Van Gogh Starry Nights! We will read Eric Carle’s Draw Me A Star and listen to music as we dance like shooting stars in the nighttime sky!

     

Art Imagination Station: The Rainbow Fish

Tuesday, July 30
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Explore the deep blue sea of art when we read The Rainbow Fish story and create a rainbow fish with many cool tone colors, using watercolor paints! We will discuss other lively sea creatures, and dig in sand boxes for hidden treasures to draw and create with a variety of media. We will also listen to the sounds of ocean music and move like swimming fish. Lots of ocean art fun to draw and create from within our imagination!

     

Art Imagination Station: Go Wild with Art!

Tuesday, Aug 13
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Learn how to draw, paint, and sculpt animals using shapes with pattern! Learn about geography as you travel the world to learn about the animals’ various habitats! We will explore these animals in the wild using paint, clay, and mixed media!

     

FULL DAY CAMPS (Ages 8-13)

All full-day camps:
Monday-Friday
9:00am-3:00pm

-Each camp celebrates the art camper’s art creations with Grand Finale Art Exhibits on Friday afternoons with invited friends and family.
-Each Art Camper receives a tye dye BDS t-shirt per the summer.
-At Blue Door Studio, we love working with our students helping them excel their skill set using a variety of media methods and techniques in a fun social learning environment!

     

Draw/Paint/Sculpt & Animate!

July 15 – July 19
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Calling all artists and designers!! In this full day camp, we will draw using graphite and oil pastels, paint with watercolors and acrylics, AND learn how to create unique characters using clay! We will also bring our characters to life through digital comics and animation! Our mornings will begin with traditional art media and our afternoons will conclude with digital media.

     

HALF DAY CAMPS (Ages 8-13)

All half-day camps:
Monday-Friday
9:00am-12:00pm (or otherwise listed in class description)

-Each camp celebrates the art camper’s art creations with Grand Finale Art Exhibits on Friday afternoons with invited friends and family.
-Each Art Camper receives a tye dye BDS t-shirt per the summer.
-At Blue Door Studio, we love working with our students helping them excel their skill set using a variety of media methods and techniques in a fun social learning environment!

     

Fashion: Pop Art (Ages 8-13)

Aug 5 – Aug 9
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Join our fashion design camp and design your own fashion line based on your very own fun and colorful Pop Art theme! Be inspired by the Pop Art Style of the 60’s and explore the bold and colorful art of Andy Warhol, Mondrian and many more for inspiration! We will create a color fabric theme board, design, and draw a collection of clothing with a variety of art media such as graphite, watercolors, and mixed media! Experience a fashion show at the end of our classes wearing your own wearable thematic art fashion pieces created from a variety of recycled materials and much more!

     

Artist Workshops (Ages 7-13)

All workshops:
9:00am-11:00am

-Join us for two hours of art fun as we explore a several art subjects and themes, using a variety of media techniques to create amazing art!
We will start and finish our projects within a one day studio visit.

     

Glow in the Dark Seascape

Tuesday, June 25
 
Paint an oceanic scene that glows in the dark with us! Henri Matisse collages will inspire our under the sea organic sea forms from sea creatures to coral to seaweed! We will start with a sketch and then dive into vibrant fluorescent color paints and a variety of mixed media to complete our aquatic art experience!

     

Pop Art Treat Designs

Friday, June 28
 
In Pop Art Treat Designs, we will be exploring the world of label designs and recreating  our favorite snack labels as larger than life paintings with paint, markers and a whole lot of colorful fun! We will begin with a sketch before we go BIG with our colorful painted label designs!

     

Colorful Rooster

Tuesday, July 9
 
Get colorful with rooster drawings and designs inspired by the art of Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro’. We will explore the world of abstract color when we create line drawings of roosters and warm and cool tone roosters in oil pastel as well as mixed media. We will be creating great pieces that will look great as kitchen art too!

     

Paint A Wish

Thursday, July 11

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Paint Disney’s Wish character with us with acrylic paints on a 11 in. x 14 in. canvas! We will have fun learning how to create and draw the Star character and making a painting that sparkles with glitter!

     

Giant Van Gogh Sunflowers

Friday, July 19
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Draw big with us when we create large scale oil pastel sunflower drawings inspired by Vincent VanGogh! We will explore the design elements of color, shape, and line to create unique sunflower compositions that will be sure to brighten up any space or room when complete!

     

Sunset Bridge

Tuesday, July 23

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Throw on an apron and paint a beautiful Sunset Bridge on an 11 in x 14 in canvas acrylic painting with us!!! First create an oil pastel sketch with us, then learn how to blend colors with acrylics to create a spectacular colorful painting with mood and expression!

     

Paint a Flamingo

Tuesday, July 30

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Paint a pretty pink flamingo 11 in. x 14 in. canvas with us using acrylic paints! Begin with a practice sketch using bold colors of oil pastel colors, then create a flamingo painting with color and expression!

     

GloFish

Friday, Aug 2

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Create your very own GloFish with us as we explore the depths of the ocean to learn about the shapes, colors and textures of fish that swim deep in the sea! We will use highlighter markers and fluorescent paint colors to make our art of the sea glow under black lights!

     

Picasso Masks

Friday, Aug 9

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Explore the world of corrugated cardboard shapes when we create relief sculptural masks inspired by the art of Pablo Picasso and ceremonial African masks! We will use paint and mixed media materials to accent the our masks’ expression with fun bold colors and patterns!

     

Pikachu Painting!

Tuesday, Aug 13

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Is Pikachu a favorite of yours? We will have fun painting an 11 in. x 14 in. acrylic painting of this cheerful animated character loved by so many! We will practice with a marker sketch and then paint the lively character onto canvas using primary colors of the animated character like artist Roy Lichenstein!