Summer is a great time for tweens to sharpen up their visual art skills and grow their imaginations! Preteens will learn how to draw their favourite anime, design original characters, sharpen up their painting skills, and learn digital art techniques! Try our online synchronous learning model designed for preteens, and don’t miss out on the creative fun!
Our camps for this age group (9-12) are all about skill building! Suitable for beginners (but all levels of artistic ability are welcome), students will learn the basic foundations of visual art. Our 1:10 supervision ratio means there is time for one-on-one guidance and instruction. Students are encouraged to explore their creativity while building core skills.
📆 Summer 2021 Schedule (Mon - Fri)
- 9:30 - 11:00am - Creative Cartooning Camp
- 10:00 - 11:30am - Watercolour Painting Camp
- 12:30 - 2:00pm - Anime Drawing Camp
- 1:00 - 2:30pm - Acrylic Painting Camp
- 2:30 - 4:00pm - Digital Art Camp
*all camps times are EDT/EST. Campers will be grouped by age.
*Flexible scheduling. Join for 1 day, 1 week or all summer. Contact us to plan your summer art camp adventure.
If you love cartoons and drawing, get ready for an unforgettable week! Campers will learn all about different cartooning styles and techniques, as well as the concept of visual storytelling for stronger illustrations and comics. We’ll seek inspiration from pop culture and video games to create everything from mashup experiments to character design, to illustrating comics and magical items!
Kids will learn the incredible medium of watercolour, a perfect introduction to painting. Watercolour is easy to set up, easy to clean up, and leaves minimal mess! Campers will learn various watercolour techniques step by step, and ways apply them to make unique paintings, exploring a different subject each day.
Acrylics are awesome for many reasons, and we’re here to discover them all! Learn the creative process and techniques to mixing colours, shading and blending with paint, tips for realism, and the tricks to successful compositions and colour palettes! This camp teaches fundamental painting techniques with step by step demonstrations and personalized guidance to create original and meaningful work.
✏️Anime Drawing Camp (12:30 - 2:00pm EDT)
If you love anime and making fan art, this camp is designed for you! Did you know that in order to draw anime, you need to learn drawing fundamentals? Campers will learn how to sketch, plan a composition, draw clean line art, apply cel shading and colouring techniques. Explore the creative process of drawing anime and manga, and meet new friends who share your love for anime culture!
🖥 Digital Art Camp (2:30 - 4:00pm EDT)
Learn digital art fundamentals, ideal for those who are looking to build on their digital painting skills and learn new techniques! Explore the creative process and design thinking to create your own characters, background art, and more! Lessons will be taught step-by-step, with time for open exploration and live feedback from the instructor. Full details
🎨Weekly Art Themes
- Week 1 (Jul 5 - 9) - The Great Outdoors
- Week 2 (Jul 12 - 16) - Magic & Fantasy
- Week 3 (Jul 19 - 23) - Around the World
- Week 4 (Jul 26 - 30) - Superheroes & Comics
- Week 5 (Aug 3 - 6) - Pop Culture
- Week 6 (Aug 9 - 13) - Animal Lovers
- Week 7 (Aug 16 - 20) - Illustration
- Week 8 (Aug 23 - 27) - Character Design
⭐ Sign up with a friend and save!
Mention your friend’s name and use promo code “ARTFRIENDS” at registration to save 5% each! Siblings sharing a screen save 15% each!