Camp Creativity: Studio D (ages 14-16)
500 Seventeenth Street NW
Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Registration begins January 27th for Members, February 10th for Non-Members
REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please click on the title of the camp or care session you would like to register for. You must do this for each session. If you are registering for full-day camp, you must select both the FULL DAY AM and FULL DAY PM sessions. If you are registering for half-day camp, you must select an AM-ONLY or PM-ONLY session. Failure to do this may result in an incomplete registration.
All but Week 2
All but Week 2
Week 2 Only
(Four-Day Week Due to July 4)
Week 2 Only
Due to July 4)
9am to 4pm
Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Week 1 June 23 –27 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Magazine Launch A.M.
Studying top-selling magazines, campers learn elements of design, illustration, and typography. Next, each camper creates a “dummy” for a magazine geared to his or her interests.
Darkroom Decoded P.M.
Unravel the mysteries of the darkroom! Go on guided photo shoots downtown and learn how to print your own black and white. NOTE: Students must bring a manual 35mm SLR camera.
Week 2 June 30-July 4 (4 day week, no class on July 4) Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Sculptural Concepts A.M.
Using clay as the main form of exploration, create three-dimensional works of art. Projects give students an understanding of basic concepts and develop creative approaches to problem-solving.
Paley Palooza P.M.
Examine the works of Albert Paley in the galleries ranging from his lamps and jewelry to his animal sculptures. Learn about the process and transformation that occurs and create your own works inspired by his collection.
Week 3 July 7-11 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Transform your classroom doodles and rainy-day drawings into your own comic book. Campers learn conventions of cartooning, including storyboards, dialogue bubbles, and caricature.
Color Theory P.M.
Achieve subtle and striking effects based on color. Explore the color wheel, value, intensity, and contrast. Discover ways in which color interaction can embolden artwork.
Week 4 July 14-18 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Many of the posters and popular images we see today are made by printmakers. Learn about and experiment with a variety of printmaking techniques while incorporating themes and images from today’s popular culture.
Search and unearth modern and contemporary treasures by artists that include Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and more. Follow in their footsteps and create works that emphasize some of their techniques.
Week 5 July 21 –25 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Figure Drawing A.M.SOLD OUT! Please click here to sign up for the wait list.
Study the basis of figure drawing with a clothed model. Learn to capture the human form in space and enhance your drawing ability through gesture, contour, and value studies using a variety of materials
Fashion Illustration P.M.
Research styles of the past, observe current trends, and add personal flair to create a fashion line. Using pencil, watercolor, and colored ink, practice illustration techniques and start building your own portfolio of designs for clothing and accessories.
Week 6 July 28 –August 1 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Jewelry Design A.M.
Create wearable art that represents your personality. Experiment with a range of materials and take inspiration from jewelry artists who use unexpected materials.
Learn basic concepts of composition, brushworks, color palette and color mixing, shape/form, and shading. Apply these concepts to painterly projects that draw from both traditional and contemporary sources.
Week 7 August 4-8 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Glowing Darkroom A.M.
Using objects that glow in the dark, create unique, ghostlike photographic images. Explore the properties of light-sensitive paper and practice basic techniques of traditional black-and-white photo processing in the darkroom. NOTE: Students must bring a manual 35mm SLR camera.
Digital Animation P.M.
Explore the art of animation, illustration and the creation of settings for the characters you imagine using Adobe Creative Suite. Develop characters, learn the concepts and techniques of animation, and watch your imagination come to life.
Week 8 August 11-15 Downtown Studio D (Ages 14-16)
Kid Pan Alley FULL DAY ONLY. DOWNTOWN ONLY
The last week (August 11-16) of Camp Creativity 2014 is a weeklong songwriting workshop that combines creativity, music, and art. Campers work with Kid Pan Alley Songwriter Staff, who have written over 1,800 songs with over 30,000 children across the nation. Budding songwriters draw musical inspiration from the art in the Corcoran’s galleries. Theater and visual art teachers guide costume and stage design projects for the concert finale on Saturday, August 16th.
All classes for all ages are be held at the Downtown campus this week only. Space is limited.
Kid Pan Alley Fees
8 to 9am