SUMMER CAMP THEME is FANTASTICAL WORLDS & TECHNIQUES THROUGHOUT THE AGES

See the list of classes and dates below

All supplies are included in price. Parents/ guardians MUST provide a nutritious, nut-free, tree-nut free lunch, as well as snacks and drinks for their child(ren). PLEASE provide enough lunch & snacks for a full day of fun and adventure.   PRICE: $150 per week for full days Mon to Fri or $75 per week for half days Mon to Fri. There are only 2 price options per course of either full days (full week) or half days (full week). If your child is registered for half days, please indicate your choice of half day mornings or half day afternoon.    PLEASE NOTE: Your child(ren) is/are NOT officially registered unless payment has been made in full. Payments can be made by direct payment through e-mail transfer to marcia@circlebyhand.com   Regular class time is from Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm with the exception of July 1st & Aug 5th holidays (no classes on these holidays). Before and after programs are also available (FREE).  Do NOT dress children in good clothing that you or they care about. Clothes WILL get dirty and/ or stained.   WHAT A FULL DAY OF ART CAMP FUN LOOKS LIKE:   8 am to 9 am - Before Camp Program (FREE)  9 am to 10:30- Art class begins  Break 10:30 to 11 am ( 15 min snack, activities & games)  11 am to 12 pm Class continued  12 pm to 1 pm - Lunch  1 pm to 2:30 pm - Class  2:30 pm to 3 pm- Break (15 min snack, activities & games)  3 pm to 4 pm - Rest of class & clean-up  4 to 5 - After Camp Program (FREE)  Half Day Morning - 9 am to 12 pm  Half Day Afternoon - 1 pm to 4 pm

All supplies are included in price. Parents/ guardians MUST provide a nutritious, nut-free, tree-nut free lunch, as well as snacks and drinks for their child(ren). PLEASE provide enough lunch & snacks for a full day of fun and adventure.

PRICE: $150 per week for full days Mon to Fri or $75 per week for half days Mon to Fri. There are only 2 price options per course of either full days (full week) or half days (full week). If your child is registered for half days, please indicate your choice of half day mornings or half day afternoon.

PLEASE NOTE: Your child(ren) is/are NOT officially registered unless payment has been made in full. Payments can be made by direct payment through e-mail transfer to marcia@circlebyhand.com

Regular class time is from Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm with the exception of July 1st & Aug 5th holidays (no classes on these holidays). Before and after programs are also available (FREE).

Do NOT dress children in good clothing that you or they care about. Clothes WILL get dirty and/ or stained.

WHAT A FULL DAY OF ART CAMP FUN LOOKS LIKE:

8 am to 9 am - Before Camp Program (FREE)

9 am to 10:30- Art class begins

Break 10:30 to 11 am ( 15 min snack, activities & games)

11 am to 12 pm Class continued

12 pm to 1 pm - Lunch

1 pm to 2:30 pm - Class

2:30 pm to 3 pm- Break (15 min snack, activities & games)

3 pm to 4 pm - Rest of class & clean-up

4 to 5 - After Camp Program (FREE)

Half Day Morning - 9 am to 12 pm

Half Day Afternoon - 1 pm to 4 pm


SUMMER WEEK 1 - July 2nd to 5th - ANCIENT ART OF EGG TEMPERA PAINTING. AGES 5-8 & 9-12.

 
SUMMER WEEK 1 - July 2nd to 5th (4 days) - ANCIENT ART OF EGG TEMPERA PAINTING.  AGES 5-8 & 9-12. Your young artist will love this class! It’s like no other. Students will learn how to create stunning pigments from natural materials that are super easy to make and so much fun to use! They can even teach you how to make these paints at home. Tempera painting uses gorgeous painting techniques that have rich depth in colour & intensity. This technique dates back as far as the 1ST CENTURY AD which is perfect for creating majestic imagery that knows no limit.  STUDENTS will learn so much about the art of tempera painting: when it was created, what was happening at the time and how artists responded to these times. We will explore the work of egg tempera artists from antiquity to the contemporary and LEARN HOW TO MAKE & USE the pigments too! More info below.

SUMMER WEEK 1 - July 2nd to 5th (4 days) - ANCIENT ART OF EGG TEMPERA PAINTING. AGES 5-8 & 9-12. Your young artist will love this class! It’s like no other. Students will learn how to create stunning pigments from natural materials that are super easy to make and so much fun to use! They can even teach you how to make these paints at home. Tempera painting uses gorgeous painting techniques that have rich depth in colour & intensity. This technique dates back as far as the 1ST CENTURY AD which is perfect for creating majestic imagery that knows no limit.

STUDENTS will learn so much about the art of tempera painting: when it was created, what was happening at the time and how artists responded to these times. We will explore the work of egg tempera artists from antiquity to the contemporary and LEARN HOW TO MAKE & USE the pigments too! More info below.

EGG TEMPERA HistorY

Learn so much about the art of tempera painting, when it was created, what was happening politically and socially at the time and the movement of art as a response to these times. Learn about both ancient and contemporary artists who paint using egg tempera.

CREATING YOUR OWN EGG TEMPERA PIGMENTS FROM & TECHNIQUES

Learn how to create your own richly coloured pigments using the earth’s natural elements of herbs, minerals, and spices. Learn how to bind pigments, prepare surfaces and apply many ancient painting techniques for a spectacular result.


SUMMER WEEK 2 - July 8th to 12th -

VISUAL STORYTELLING THROUGH MOSAICS. AGES 5-8 & 9-12.

SUMMER WEEK 2 - July 8th to 12th - VISUAL STORYTELLING THROUGH MOSAICS.  AGES 5-8 & 9-12. Students will learn how to plan and create beautiful imagery through the variety of patterns and colours of mosaic pieces and other materials.  STUDENTS will learn about the art of mosaics: where and when mosaics were used throughout history, planning and development of imagery and storytelling as well as applying mosaic techniques. See more below.

SUMMER WEEK 2 - July 8th to 12th - VISUAL STORYTELLING THROUGH MOSAICS. AGES 5-8 & 9-12. Students will learn how to plan and create beautiful imagery through the variety of patterns and colours of mosaic pieces and other materials.

STUDENTS will learn about the art of mosaics: where and when mosaics were used throughout history, planning and development of imagery and storytelling as well as applying mosaic techniques. See more below.

MOSAICS HAVE A LONG HISTORY

Mosaics have a long enriched history throughout the world. Students will not only explore using similar techniques but also how mosaics were used in Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium BC, and how pebble mosaics were made in Tiryns in Mycenaean Greece, and how patterns and imagery also became widespread in classical times, both in Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.

 

SUMMER WEEK 3 - July 15th to 19th - bas relief/ relief sculpture. AGES 5-8 & 9-12.

SUMMER WEEK 3 - July 15th to 19th - Bas Relief Sculpture.  AGES 5-8 & 9-12.  Students will learn how to create beautiful imagery in building up and carving clay to tell a fantastical story using an ancient technique called bas relief sculpture. Learn more below.

SUMMER WEEK 3 - July 15th to 19th - Bas Relief Sculpture. AGES 5-8 & 9-12.

Students will learn how to create beautiful imagery in building up and carving clay to tell a fantastical story using an ancient technique called bas relief sculpture. Learn more below.

Bas Relief Sculpture

Students will further explore how this beautiful & old world technique used a variety of imagery in order to communicate to their community members throughout art history & in various areas of the world.


SUMMER WEEK 4 - July 22nd to 26th - intro to non-toxic oil painting. AGES 5-8 & 9-12.

SUMMER WEEK 4 - July 22nd to 26th - Intro to Non-toxic Oil Painting.  AGES 5-8 & 9-12.  Students will learn how to create their developed visual narratives with the techniques of oil painting. They will learn how to develop a narrative, use metaphor, create an underpainting and build up layers until they have reached a desired end result. See more below.

SUMMER WEEK 4 - July 22nd to 26th - Intro to Non-toxic Oil Painting. AGES 5-8 & 9-12.

Students will learn how to create their developed visual narratives with the techniques of oil painting. They will learn how to develop a narrative, use metaphor, create an underpainting and build up layers until they have reached a desired end result. See more below.

Oil PAINTING

Students will further explore how the masters of the Renaissance and the Baroque painted and the art movement of those times.


SUMMER WEEK 5 - July 29th to Aug 2nd - LIFE SIZE FANTASTICal ADVENTURES. AGES 5-8.

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SUMMER WEEK 5 - July 29th to Aug 2nd - LIFE SIZE FANTASTIC ADVENTURES.  AGES 5-8.  Students will learn how to develop ideas into fantastical storytelling abilities using the visual world of life-size sculptures & painting adventures. This class requires all the glorious imagination of young minds to flourish with joy & enthusiasm!

SUMMER WEEK 5 - July 29th to Aug 2nd - LIFE SIZE FANTASTIC ADVENTURES. AGES 5-8.

Students will learn how to develop ideas into fantastical storytelling abilities using the visual world of life-size sculptures & painting adventures. This class requires all the glorious imagination of young minds to flourish with joy & enthusiasm!


SUMMER WEEK 6 - Aug 4th - Aug 8th - DRAWING USING Charcoal & Graphite Techniques. AGES 5-8, 9-12

SUMMER WEEK 6 - Aug 6th - Aug 9th - Charcoal & Graphite Techniques.  AGES 5-8, 9-12.  Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, a painter, drawer or sculptor, the techniques of using charcoal & graphite are always essential to any art practice.

SUMMER WEEK 6 - Aug 6th - Aug 9th - Charcoal & Graphite Techniques. AGES 5-8, 9-12.

Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, a painter, drawer or sculptor, the techniques of using charcoal & graphite are always essential to any art practice.


SUMMER WEEK 7 - Aug 12th - Aug 16th - DRAWING USING Charcoal & Graphite Techniques. AGES 9-12.

SUMMER WEEK 7 - Aug 12th - Aug 16th - The Art of Storyboards & Comic Book Drawing.  AGES 9-12.  Whether your child is a beginner or more advanced with developing & drawing comic book characters, scenes and storyboards, this class will give your child the chance to “bring to life” their creative imaginations, fantastical adventures & whimsical wit!

SUMMER WEEK 7 - Aug 12th - Aug 16th - The Art of Storyboards & Comic Book Drawing. AGES 9-12.

Whether your child is a beginner or more advanced with developing & drawing comic book characters, scenes and storyboards, this class will give your child the chance to “bring to life” their creative imaginations, fantastical adventures & whimsical wit!


SUMMER WEEK 8 - Aug 19th - Aug 23rd - wonderous watercolours. AGES 9-12.

SUMMER WEEK 8 - Aug 19th - Aug 23rd - Wonderous Watercolours.  AGES 9-12.  Learn the versatile & wonderful techniques of watercolours. This is a perfect medium for so much fun whether it be magical landscapes, fantastical creatures, beautiful landscapes & more.

SUMMER WEEK 8 - Aug 19th - Aug 23rd - Wonderous Watercolours. AGES 9-12.

Learn the versatile & wonderful techniques of watercolours. This is a perfect medium for so much fun whether it be magical landscapes, fantastical creatures, beautiful landscapes & more.