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2021 Summer Camp

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View All Camps Below or Individually Through the Calendar.  In order to register for camp, you MUST FIRST CREATE A FREE  Youth Membership for your camper.  If you created a Youth Membership last year, please update your profile information on your Youth Membership profile.

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    • June 21, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • June 25, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 6
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    #4 Beautiful Beading and Jewelry Making!
    Teaching Artist- Yuka Koiwa
    Week 1, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 9 - 12
    $200*

    Create your own fashionable jewelry with colorful beads! There are tons of beads in many different colors, shapes, sizes and materials like glass, metal, natural stones and woods. In this class young jewelers will learn how to deal with different textures and design one of a kind jewelry. They will learn simple techniques of knitting beads and wiring. What makes this class unique is that they also create a jewelry holder to make their bead work even more special. All material fees included.

    *plus $4 processing fee


           

     

    • June 21, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • June 25, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 9
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    #53 Make way for Furry Friends!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 1, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 5 - 8
    $200*

    Make way for young artists who want to make fun and furry friends. Do you like to sketch sleepy sloths, create beautiful bunnies, and paint playful platypus friends? We will use markers, pastels, and paint to create artwork inspired by these furry friends and more! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 21, 2021
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    • June 25, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #23 Intro to Oil Painting: Still Lifes!
    Teaching Artist - Julie Shea
    Week 1, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 12 - 16
    $210*

    This course is an introduction to oil painting. Students will learn basic oil painting techniques through the painting of still lifes! We will work from multiple still lifes that will include different themes and objects. There will be opportunities for students to help create still life arrangements and incorporate their own personalities. Students will work on board and canvas, using brushes and palette knives to create their masterpieces. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 21, 2021
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    • June 25, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 6
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    #3 Story making with ORIGAMI figures!
    Teaching Artist - Yuka Koiwa
    Week 1, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 5 - 9
    $200*

    Origami is magical! Folding a sheet of paper you can create sea creatures, forest animals, birds and also geometric forms like cubes and pyramids.

    In this class, young artists will make not only Origami figures, but also make their own stories with Origami figures they've made. They will create sequential art and illustration for Origami character which will let young artists organize their idea and enjoy the journey of an imaginary world. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 21, 2021
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    • June 25, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 9
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    #36 Graffiti Gone WILDl!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 1, 1 - 4 pm
    Ages 10 - 14
    $200*

    Do you think graffiti looks cool? Do you love street art that you see in cities? Do you want to learn how to express yourself through this style? Do you want to create your own tag? If you answered "yes" to any of these, this is the camp for you! We will learn lettering, painting, and using mural-design as a way to spread a positive messages. It will feel like an awesome field trip into the city, but you'll leave with your own graffiti masterpieces! All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 21, 2021
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    • June 25, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #20 Let's just Bead it and more!
    Teaching Artist - Julie Shea
    Week 1, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 13 - 16
    $200*

    This course is an introduction to beading. Students will work with different types of beads to create wearable art. Students will design and create their own jewelry, pins and beaded embroidery. We will also learn how to create our very own beads using different materials. All material fees are included. Some basic sewing experience is recommended.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 28, 2021
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    • July 02, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 9
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    #17 Watercolor Adventures!
    Teaching Artist - Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 2, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 5 - 8
    $200*

    Explore the World of Watercolor Painting! Imagine diving under the ocean to paint fish and sea turtles, soaring high in the air with birds and butterflies, painting furry critters and imaginary creatures! Campers will learn to use watercolor paint in many different ways to make spectacular and vivid works of art! Join us for an extraordinary week of painting fun! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 28, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 02, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 7
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    #7 Mosaic Madness!
    Teaching Artist - Misty Oberly Mitchell
    Week 2, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 9 - 12
    $210*

    This camp will focus on mosaic projects of all types from simple stepping stones, to glass beaded mirrors, picture frames and trivets. Many types of materials will be used from pieces of china, glass beads, shells, stones, to ceramic tiles. Get ready for some mosaic madness fun! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 28, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 02, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #48 Renew, Reuse, Recycle & RECREATE!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 2, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 10 -16
    $195*

    Let's embrace recycling and take it to a whole new level. We will recycle materials and reuse them in an awesome artistic way. We will RECREATE the old into new masterpieces! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 28, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 02, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 6
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    #49 Birds of a feather flock together!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 2, 1 pm to 4 pm
    Ages 5 - 8
    $195*

    With a flippity, flap and a flutter we will have fun creating funny flamingos, pretty parrots, partying penguins and more! Campers 5 - 8 years old will explore watercolor, acrylic paint, pastels, paper crafting and other fun mediums as we create our feathered friends! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 28, 2021
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    • July 02, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 7
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    #10 Let's Paint on Glass!
    Teaching Artist - Misty Oberly Mitchell
    Week 2, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 9 - 12
    $210*

    In this exciting camp we will learn how to paint on many different everyday glass objects to turn them into amazing works of art! We will be using a variety of interesting techniques from detailed brush painting to pour and splatter painting methods. All prices are included!

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • June 28, 2021
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    • July 02, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #19 It's ALL in Black and White!
    Teaching Artist- Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 2, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 12 - 16
    $200*

    Join us in the world of Black and White artwork through materials and methods such as: Ebony Pencil, Charcoal, Scratchboard, Pen & Ink, Ink Wash (black and white watercolor)and cut paper. Campers will work with exceptional images and create artworks with an almost limitless range of values and striking contrast. The use of Black and White has a long history in graphic design and photography and we will explore these methods and materials in ways both traditional and unique. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 05, 2021
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    • July 09, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 7
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    #9 Knights of the Roundtable and You!
    Teaching Artist - Misty Oberly Mitchell
    Week 3, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 5 - 8
    $210*

    This camp will be a medieval extravaganza! You will create your own kingdom, build your own castle, create your own Coat of Arms, paint your own knight and so much more! All our projects will be inspired by the art of the Middle Ages when Kings and Queens ruled! Plan for an artistically fun royal adventure into the past. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 05, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 9
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    #38 Laughing Llamas, Partying Panda-corns, Slime Time & Ice Cream Gone Wild!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 3, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 9 - 12
    Price $200*

    Are you crazy about laughing llamas and painting adorable panda-corns? Do you love to use all of the colors of the rainbow? Are you excited by sketching magical unicorns and creating crazy new slime? These are a few of my favorite things! If you said YES then you will have an amazing time creating all of this and more with crayons, markers, paint and colored pencils. All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 05, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 3
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    #21 Advanced Sculpture
    Teaching Artist - Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 3, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 12 - 16
    $200*

    Come experience the world of Three Dimensional art! We will create both "In-the-Round" and "relief" type sculptural pieces in a variety of media. Carve into wet plaster to create a relief design, Model Sculpey clay to make a 3-D figure in the round, use wire, Styrofoam, cardboard, and Paris-craft to sculpt an animal/object or abstract form.

    Think of a Horse, a bicycle or a representation of the wind blowing! Use model magic clay to create small-scale models of larger pieces (3-D sketches). The Art of Sculpture is a whole different mind-set... Come explore it with us! All material fees are included!

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 05, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 6
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    #5 Around the World in Five Days!
    Teaching Artist - Misty Oberly Mitchell
    Week 3, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 5 - 9
    $200*

    Travel to the four corners of the globe without ever leaving camp! Each day of this multi-media camp will focus on a different part of the world and be inspired by the traditional arts of that region. Projects will cover a wide variety of techniques from painting, drawing, sculpture, printing and fiber arts. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 05, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 9
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    #43 Furniture Flippers Unite!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 3, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 9 - 14
    $195*

    Do you have a piece of furniture you have been dying to redo and give it your own unique flair? Bring in a chair, desk, table or mirror and let's have at it! Give it a beach theme, splatter it with color, make it shabby-chic or whatever you please. You can repaint it, rework it, and bling it out to suit your personality and style. All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 05, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 4
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    #22 The World of Advanced Watercolor!
    Teaching Artist - Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 3, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 12 - 16
    $210*

    Watercolor Painting is a special world where the Less color you use, the More Vibrant the color appears! Learning the "Tricks of the Trade" make this paint for a fun adventure for the artist to explore for Years to come! Campers will spend time learning many useful techniques for a variety of effects in small watercolor sketches while planning at least three larger works to be completed over the course of the week-long experience. They will look at Still Life, Animal, Landscape, and Human and House Portrait Images and decide which designs we want to develop! Some of the special techniques involve the use of salt, masking, scratching and layering. Come learn from the teaching artist's many years of watercolor painting experience! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
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    • July 16, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
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    #39 Rainbows, Nosey Narwhals, Unicorns, Partying Panda-corns & Ice Cream Gone Wild!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 4, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 5 - 8
    $200*

    Are you crazy about nosey narwhals and painting adorable panda-corns? Do you love to use all of the colors of the rainbow? Are you excited by sketching magical unicorns and creating crazy new slime? These are a few of my favorite things! If you said YES then you will have an amazing time creating all of this and more with crayons, markers, paint and colored pencils. All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 16, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 7
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    #8 It's All Greek to Me!
    Teaching Artist - Misty Oberly Mitchell
    Week 4, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 9 - 12
    $210*

    Explore the fascinating world of the Ancient Greeks. We will learn all about the builders of the Parthenon and why their buildings, sculptures and vases have stood the test of time for beauty and inspiration. During class we will design and build our own Greek temple, make our own plaster gauze sculptures, craft our own vases and more. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
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    • July 16, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #29 Needle Craft Adventure!
    Teaching Artist - Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 4, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 10 - 16
    $200*

    Throughout time artists have embellished ordinary objects and articles of clothing with Needle Work Designs. Come learn to create your own! We will explore the art of embroidery through cross stitch, punch needle and free form designs. Learn to make various stitches with different materials to create small delicate designs, or large bold ones! We will also venture into the art of crochet and filigree crochet to create "Lace" accents for clothing or decoration. Campers will work on clean new fabric, of various sorts, but are also welcome to bring in articles from home to embellish to their heart's content! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
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    • July 14, 2021
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    • 3 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 7
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    #58 Cookies for Rookies!

    Teaching Artist - Morgan Kalman

    Week 4, 9 am - 12 pm

    3 day camp, Monday - Wednesday (July 12, 13, 14)

    Ages 9 - 12

    $165*

    Learn the basics and the fun of decorating cookies. Three days of mixing colors, creative designing, and practicing frosting techniques. The instructor will share the recipe for the perfect cookie and some baking and decorating tips. Creating designer cookies can be a great way to show off your artistic skills this summer! All materials fees included in price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
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    • July 16, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 6
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    #1 The Happy Abstractionist!
    Teaching Artist - George Apotsos
    Week 4, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 6 - 9
    $200*

    Let's challenge the abstract artist within each one of us! We will be painting and sculpting together this summer as we free our spirit and explore color, design and composition for fun! Young artists will really enjoy the expressive and playful nature of making abstract art. All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee
    • July 12, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 16, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 9
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    #32 Acrylic Painting: The Challenge Continues!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 4, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 10 - 14
    $195*

    Let's challenge ourselves and explore acrylic painting together this summer! You can be a beginner or more experienced, either way you will have a great time. We will work on a new painting each day. A sample inspiration piece will be provided, students are encouraged to follow the instruction and break off in their own direction when they feel comfortable. This year's subjects will be birds, seascapes, still lifes and more! All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 16, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #30 Wood, Metal and Leather Work Extravaganza!
    Teaching Artist - Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 4, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 12 - 16
    $200*

    Come to this camp to experience fine craftsmanship! Campers will create a one-of-a- kind leather tooled project, dying the leather after stamping images into the thick surface. Then they will punch holes and cut cord to make a sewn leather pouch, adding snaps or a drawstring for closure. They will also measure, cut, drill, sand and glue wood pieces to make a wooden toy, painting it after assembly. In addition, soft metal foil will be used to fashion a metal worked design (or two) using wooden tools and punches to press into or poke through the metal for details. Skills to last a lifetime and hours of fun! All materials will be provided and material fees are included! 

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 12, 2021
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    • July 16, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #14 Hippie Art to Pop Culture!
    Teaching Artist - Misty Oberly Mitchell
    Week 4, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 13 - 16
    $200*

    Feeling Groovy? Since the 1960's, pop culture has been part of music, fashion and trends. Students will learn about the influence of Andy Warhol and his pop art movement that gave everyone their 15 minutes of fame from Marilyn Monroe to Kim Kardashian. Students will draw and acrylic paint Pop art portraits, as well as, create boho macrame jewelry or wall hangings. All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 19, 2021
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    • July 23, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 8
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    #34 Disney the day away!
    Teaching Artist - Kristin Roba
    Week 5, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 5 - 8
    $195*

    Calling all Disney lovers! We are gearing up to create some of our favorite Disney characters this summer. How would you like to paint a princess or Peter Pan, create the frozen Castle, draw a Toy Story character, or make a minion? If this sounds like a whole lot of a fun then join us to make some Disney magic and great memories! All material fees are included in the price.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 19, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 21, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 3
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    #15 Camp Cupcake!
    Teaching Artist - Kate Lorino
    Week 5, 9 am - 12 pm
    3 days , Monday - Wednesday (July 19, 20, 21)
    Ages 8 - 12
    $165*

    Welcome to Camp Cupcake! In this camp students will learn the art of decorating creative cupcakes with materials such as piping bags, piping tips, spatulas, food color and edible toppers! During our first two days, campers will leave with an assortment of cupcake creations to share at home. On the third day, we will learn to decorate our very own small cakes to bring home and share! All campers will bring in 6 unfrosted cupcakes in a carrier/container with a tall lid. All other materials are provided.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 19, 2021
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    • July 23, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #28 Drawing Fundamentals!
    Teaching Artist - Elizabeth Taraba
    Week 5, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 10 - 16
    $200*

    Drawing well is a skill that can be learned! There are tips and techniques that have been developed throughout the ages that will enhance anyone's ability to draw a clear representation of the world around them. We will delve into these techniques throughout the week in order to gain a greater ability to draw from life as well as from photographs. We will explore such techniques as linear perspective, proportional layout, grids, guidelines, contour, shading, and color theory. Come on a Drawing Adventure with us and Grow in your Drawing Skill! All material fees are included.

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 19, 2021
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    • July 23, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #61 Superhero Drawing!
    Teaching Artist - Madison Place
    Week 5, 9 am - 12 pm
    Ages 9 - 12
    $200*

    From comic books to the big screen, superheroes are taking the world by storm. Campers will explore the fantastic world of superheroes by designing their very own! From costumes, to powers, to their super sidekicks, we’ll create every part of these characters and take them on amazing adventures! With techniques by comic book artists, we’ll draw our heroes flying into action and saving the day. Who knows, we might even meet a villain or two along the way. Bring your favorite comic books for inspiration!

    *plus $4 processing fee

    • July 19, 2021
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    • July 23, 2021
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    • 5 sessions
    • 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley PA 19067
    • 5
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    #60 The Magical World of Character Design!
    Teaching Artist - Madison Place
    Week 5, 1 pm - 4 pm
    Ages 13 - 16
    $200*

    Have you ever wondered how Walt Disney created the perfect character in Mickey Mouse? Who decided the Hulk should be a muscular green monster in purple shorts? In 5 days we will explore techniques used by artists to develop some of the most beloved characters of all time. From fantasy, to sci fi, to animals who can walk and talk, students will take their characters from simple sketches to highly developed drawings in color with amazing back stories and big personalities. Supplies will be provided but campers are encour