2019 Summer Camps and Workshops now available for sign-up!

*Kids Summer Camps:

Color Blast Art Camp (June 10-14)

If you love color, you'll love this class!  Spend a week experimenting with color in many different forms.  We will be working mixed media (textiles, wax, paint, oils, and pastels). We'll be mixing them all together to make some fabulous works of art. We'll end by tie dying tee shirts! Come ready to experiment and get a little dirty.

Location: VAI

Instructor: Shelley Young

Times: M-F, 9 am to 12 pm

Price: $189

REGISTER HERE

Cartooning Art Camp (June 17-21)

Learn the basics of cartooning focusing on the action line, gesture, expression, features, colors, textures, and values. We will assign traits for the cartoon character, and then design original cartoons with those traits. Kids will tap into their imaginations by coming up with names and titles for their own comic masterpieces.

Location: VAI

Instructor: Shelley Young

Times: M-F, 9 am to 12 pm

Price: $189

REGISTER HERE

Creature Creation Art Camp (June 24-28)

Explore the storyteller inside of you by coming to our Creature Creation class! Students will learn to design creatures from their imaginations using a variety of mediums. Students will grow not only as artists but also as thinkers.

Location: VAI

Instructor: Shelley Young

Times: M-F, 9 am to 12 pm

Price: $189

REGISTER HERE

*We will be updating you when all of the kids camps are final but here is what we have available so far! If our kids camps fill up we will offer more sessions!

Teen & Adult Workshops:

Intro to Game Development* (June 10-21)

Learn the basics of video game development-- including animation, storyline, and drawing-- in this new summer workshop for teens and adults. Beginner level. Zero experience of coding needed. Knowledge of drawing ideal, but not required.

Dates: June 10-21

Time: 9 AM – 12 PM

Materials included.

*session date and information subject to change.

REGISTER HERE

Figure Academy for Teens (Session 1 July 1-12; Session 2 July 15-27)

Figure Academy is an intensive two-week workshop in which students will draw and paint from models for a collective 90 hours. Students will study figure drawing in the morning and figure painting in the afternoon. Daily in-depth critiques help students engage in each other's work and give students personal direction for successive studies. Students are exposed to the works of contemporary figurative artists through presentations and will develop new skills and strong artwork for their portfolios. 

Dates: July 1-12 (We will not meet on July 4th, but will meet on Saturday, July 6). July 15-27 (We will not meet on July 24, but will meet on Saturday July 27)

Time: 9 AM – 6 PM

Price: $600 + $45 supply fee

REGISTER HERE

Figure academy for adults (July 29-August 2)

Figure Academy is an intensive one-week workshop in which students will draw and paint (watercolor) from models. Students will study figure drawing in the morning and figure painting in the afternoon. Daily in-depth critiques help students engage in each other's work and give students personal direction for successive studies. Students are exposed to the works of contemporary figurative artists through presentations and will develop new skills.

Dates: July 29-August 2

Time: 9 AM – 5 PM 

Price: $350 + $35 materials fee 

Materials: VAI will provide some materials and a Figure Academy Notebook, but students will be responsible for most of their own supplies (please check the website for the materials list).

REGISTER HERE

Bruce Robertson