August 2017 Art Camp (Sessions 5 – 10)

Session 5: Monday 21st August (morning) – Observational Drawing and Painting

Monday 21st August (morning):  Technical skills in observational drawing and painting – how to really draw what is in front of you and capture it in watercolour.

Session 6: Tuesday 22nd August (morning) – Mixed Media Vikings

Tuesday 22nd August (morning):  Mixed Media Vikings – we will learn some amazing watercolour techniques and, using line drawing, create a Viking ship.  Did you know that the amazing Yorvik  (Viking Experience) in York has reopened for 2017?

Link here

Session 6B: Tuesday 22nd August (afternoon) – Graffiti Art!

Tuesday 22nd August (afternoon):  Graffiti Art – Learn about the history of graffiti art from ancient times to today and create your own.

Session 7: Wednesday 23rd August (morning) – The Return of Harry Potter!

Wednesday 23rd  August (morning):  Harry Potter returns to KidsArt!  to tie in with the 20th anniversary exhibition at The British Library  this Autumn – Harry Potter  – A History of Magic

Session 7B: Wednesday 23rd August (afternoon) – Dogs in Art!

Wednesday 23rd  August (afternoon):  Dogs have featured in art from Roman mosaics to Pop Art, from Picasso to Hockney.

We will look at the history of dogs in art and create our own dog artwork

Session 8A/B: Tuesday 29th August (morning / afternoon) – Andy Warhol Neon Tigers!

Tuesday 29th August (morning / afternoon):  The Pop Art movement began in Britain in the 1950’s as a reaction to the severity of the war years – artists wanted to have fun and not think about serious topics – the movement came to maturity in America in the 1960 and Warhol was one of its leading proponents.  We will learn about the Pop Art movement, Warhol’s work, and create funky tigers with neon paints.

 —  Please specify morning or  afternoon session when booking  —

Session 9: Wednesday 30th August (morning) – Henri Matisse: Giant of 20th Century Art

Wednesday 30th August (morning):  Henri Matisse is one of the most famous artists of the 20th century whose enormous creativity and inventiveness spearheaded a number of different styles of art.

A great rival and friend of Picasso, he continued to produce wonderful art right up to his death, despite debilitating illness. We will learn about his life and art and create an artwork inspired by him.  The Royal Academy’s new exhibition “Matisse in the Studio” focuses on the objects that Matisse collected from around the world and used in his work – link here

Session 10: Thursday 31st August (whole day) – Mighty Masters! Outing to National Gallery

Thursday 31st August (whole day):  We will visit the National Gallery with sketchbooks, art materials and picnics, and learn about some of the nation’s most famous artworks, why the artist was great and what is so amazing about the paintings.

Age:  suitable for children aged 5-13

Time:  morning sessions: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm / afternoon sessions: 2.00 am – 5.00 pm.  National Gallery visit (Session 10): 10.30 am – 4.00 pm.  Lunchtime supervision provided for those attending morning and afternoon sessions on the same day (Sessions 6/6B – and – 7/7B) – please bring a nut-free packed lunch

Place:  all sessions at the KidsArtStudio except for National Gallery visit (Session 10) which begins and ends at the Studio – as a base for travel by train to/from the gallery

Cost:  £35 per session per child for all sessions except Session 10 which is £50 per child, payable on booking

 —  view Highlights! of our July 2017 Art Camp here 


What’s included:  Art tuition, materials and snacks.  (Lunch not included on full day bookings or National Gallery visit; children should bring a packed lunch nut-free, please.)

Consent:  Booking implies consent to use of your child’s photo and art work on the KidsArt!  website and facebook page unless (in the case of your child’s photo) you stipulate otherwise when booking

Cancellation policy:  We are unable to refund but you may send another child not already booked in your child’s place

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