Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats


"Youth Summer Sessions: Exploring Polymer Clay!"
July 5-8, 2022
 

Explore Polymer Clay through Mixed Media! Polymer Clay is an exciting colorful sculpting medium that allows you to sculpt anything you can imagine. Your child will create designs according to the week’s theme and learn sculpting tips, mixed media, and design concepts along the way. They will leave this class with a collection of their own sculptures and art, plus the skills needed to continue on their own at home.
 
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Instructor: Beth West
Cost: Half Days $140 per Week, Full Days $280 per Week
Sponsor: The New Studio For The Visual Arts
Website, email, 561-295-5712


"Pre-College: Illustration: The Art of the Concert Poster"
July 5-8, 2022
 

Explore illustration as a counterpart to music through the art of the concert poster. Students will experiment with a variety of hands-on methods to develop imagery that interprets the lyrical content of their favorite artists. Spontaneous and stream of consciousness drawing and lettering exercises will be employed to invent narratives from instrumental music. The history of the concert poster will provide context and serve as inspiration for the students own projects. All participants are required to be masked, vaccinated, and boosted (if eligible).
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: James Heimer
Cost: $320
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Youth Summer Sessions: Meet the Masters!"
July 11-15, 2022
 

Discover the mediums and techniques of master artists such as Van Gogh, Okeefe, and more. This is a fun introduction to the wonderful world of art for the naturally curious and creative young artist. A variety of mixed media may be used including watercolor & acrylic paint.
 
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
Cost: Half Days $175 per Week, Full Days $350 per Week
Sponsor: The New Studio For The Visual Arts
Website, email, 561-295-5712


"Pre-College: Painting I"
July 11-15, 2022
 

Come explore the vibrant possibilities of oil painting through PAFA’s time honored methods. In this course learn materials and techniques including painting supports, brushes, historical and contemporary oil mediums, and their preparations. Discussions and demonstrations will include topics such as paint chemistry, color mixing of prismatic hues and earth tone colors as well as the additive and subtractive color systems. Painting from a variety of subjects including the still life and the cityscape will allow for a development and understanding of the two-dimensional visual language. All participants are required to be masked, vaccinated, and boosted (if eligible).
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Roger Chavez
Cost: $400
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Pre-College: Drawing from Observation: Building on Fundamentals"
July 18-22, 2022
 

Students with foundational drawing experience as well as beginners will focus on building their observational skills. Using the still-life, cityscape and nude model as subjects, various visual tools will be used to help see relationships between objects and shapes. In addition, students will learn the characteristics and limitations of the picture plane to gain a better understanding of what it means to draw on the flat surface. Students will become aware of historical and contemporary drawing materials and techniques giving them insight to historical drawings and their artists. This class includes nude models. All participants are required to be masked, vaccinated, and boosted (if eligible).
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Roger Chavez
Cost: $425
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Youth Summer Sessions: Exploring Art Though Nature!"
July 18-22, 2022
 

Grab your binoculars, your sketch books as we study nature & venture deep into the wild. Discover the unique & colorful world of bugs, flowers, plants, & wild animals. A variety of mixed media may be used including paper making, printmaking & acrylic paint.
 
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
Cost: Half Days $175 per Week, Full Days $350 per Week
Sponsor: The New Studio For The Visual Arts
Website, email, 561-295-5712


"Youth Summer Sessions: Art Around the World!"
July 25-29, 2022
 

Join us on a journey hopping from continent to continent learning about different cultures of the world through creative eyes. We will explore a variety of artistic traditions and explore multiple cultures. A variety of mixed media may be used including modeling clay, watercolor & acrylic paint.
 
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
Cost: Half Days $175 per Week, Full Days $350 per Week
Sponsor: The New Studio For The Visual Arts
Website, email, 561-295-5712


"Pre-College: Drawing for Comics"
July 25-29, 2022
 

In this course, students will be taught cartooning basics, studying drawing and inking techniques using a variety of professional tools. They will also be taught the language of sequential art (comics). Students will write a story based on real life or imagination, then design characters and environments to be used as they transform that story into a short-form comic. All participants are required to be masked, vaccinated, and boosted (if eligible).
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Jeff Kilpatrick
Cost: $400
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Pre-College: Watercolor"
August 1-5, 2022
 

Explore the vibrant and subtle possibilities of watercolor painting. Learn the fundamentals of the medium through transparent and opaque painting methods. Work from still life, old master photographs, and the cityscape. All levels welcome.
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Sherif Habashi
Cost: $400
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Youth Summer Sessions: Exploring Polymer Clay!"
August 1-5, 2022
 

Explore Polymer Clay through Mixed Media! Polymer Clay is an exciting colorful sculpting medium that allows you to sculpt anything you can imagine. Your child will create designs according to the week’s theme and learn sculpting tips, mixed media, and design concepts along the way. They will leave this class with a collection of their own sculptures and art, plus the skills needed to continue on their own at home.
 
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Instructor: Beth West
Cost: Half Days $175 per Week, Full Days $350 per Week
Sponsor: The New Studio For The Visual Arts
Website, email, 561-295-5712


"Pre-College: Portfolio Bootcamp"
August 8-12, 2022
 

Learn how to develop a portfolio that will wow any art school admissions committee. Start the week with a portfolio review by PAFA's admissions team and learn where you are excelling and where you could strengthen your presentation. Then spend the rest of the week focusing on developing observational art skills and working with your teacher to develop pieces that directly address the needs of your portfolio. Additional sessions will go over the art school application process, what makes a great portfolio, how to photograph your art for your portfolio, and what to consider when choosing a school. All participants are required to be masked, vaccinated, and boosted (if eligible).
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cost: $400
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


 

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