This summer, Mr. Billy will be teaching all kinds of fun creative art camps! Camps will meet Monday through Thursday from June to August in either the mornings or afternoons. In drawing camps, students will make several pieces and other projects throughout the week using markers, colored pencils, and graphite pencils. All drawing materials are provided. In other camps we will be working with paints, oil clay, or digital media.

JUNE:


Dinosaurs and Dragons Drawing Camp
  • June 5 - 8 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100
Camp Description: For the ferocious imaginations! Kids will make several drawings bringing prehistoric beasts like the T-rex and stegosaurus to life. We will also design and create many types of dragons and even try a little bit of origami. A fun mix of science, imagination, and art!
Graphite Pencil Drawing Camp (June)
  • June 5 - 8 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 8 and up
  • $150
Camp Description: For the serious artist interested in rendering art with pencil. Students will explore a variety of subjects including animals, people to learn how to use many grades of pencils to render realistic shadows, lighting, and textures. This camp is popular be sure to register asap!
Horses Drawing Camp
  • June 12 - 15 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100
Camp Description: For the horse lovers! Kids will make several drawings to explore different techniques of drawing horses, from realistic breeds, horses in motion, and fantasy! We'll even try a little bit of origami.
Cartooning Camp
  • June 12 - 15 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 8 and up
  • $150
Camp Description: A week long drawing course exploring the whimsical world of cartoon drawing. Students will learn techniques to draw several well known cartoon characters, super heroes, and video game characters, and even create their own. Subjects will include characters from Pokemon, Sponge Bob, Phineas and Ferb and more!
Star Wars Drawing Camp
  • June 19 - 22 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $150
Camp Description: A week of drawing for all the Star Wars fans! Kids will make drawings of many characters from the Star Wars universe, including old favorites like Yoda and Darth Vader, and new friends like BB-8. We will learn to render special effects like glowing light sabers, explosions, and metallic surfaces while using a variety of drawing materials. This camp is popular sign up quick!
Texas Ranch Drawing Camp
  • June 26 - June 29 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100
Camp Description: A drawing camp geared to the younger developing artist. Kids will make drawings to explore the many things you might come across on a Texas ranch like blue bonnets, cactus, jackrabbits, longhorns, local birds, or cowboy boots. A fun opportunity for a young child to explore their drawing abilities with familiar and fun subject matter!
Acrylic / Watercolor Painting Camp
  • June 26 - 29 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 8-12
  • $180
Camp Description: Get ready to paint! Students can expect to make 4 to 5 small paintings of various subjects trying different painting techniques. All painting materials and canvases are supplied.

JULY:

Digital Arts Camp
  • July 10 - 13 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 10 and up
  • $150
Camp Description: An introductory course exploring the cutting edge universe of digital arts and animation geared toward older kids and teens. We we use the programs Krita, and Blender, fun professional and free open source programs for 2D and 3D art and animation. Students will learn to make digital paintings, design pixel art, classic animation techniques, and 3-D modeling/rendering through various small projects. Mr. Billy can help to install the software.
    Special requirement: Laptop computers must be brought by the students (and don't forget the power cord just in case). PC or Mac does not matter. Basic computer experience is highly recommended. If students own a mouse or drawing tablet those tools help digital artists immensely, but are not required. It is not unusual for students to borrow a family member's computer for class.
Claymation Camp
  • July 17 - 20 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 8 and up
  • $180
Camp Description: 4 intensive 3 hour days of teamwork to write, design, build, and animate a short claymation movie. Claymation is an animation technique where each pose of a clay character is photographed to be replayed at high speed, bringing it to life, like Gumby. Students will come up with their own characters, sets, and props, from materials provided and collaborate as a group with Mr. Billy's guidance to write a story. The camp is limited to 6 kids (too many cooks spoil the stew). Spots will fill up fast! Previous student movies can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/user/KellerMonart
Big Cats
  • July 24 - 27 | 10-12 PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100
Camp Description: For the cat lovers. We will be using markers, colored pencil, and graphite to draw tigers, lions, panthers, kittens, and more feline friends!
Graphite Pencil Drawing Camp (July)
  • July 24 - 27 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 7 and up
  • $150
Camp Description: For the serious artist interested in rendering art with pencil. Students will explore a variety of subjects including animals, people to learn how to use many grades of pencils to render realistic shadows, lighting, and textures. This camp is popular be sure to register asap!
Oceans Drawing Camp
  • Jul 31 to Aug 3 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 5-8
  • $100
Camp Description: Intended for younger artists, we will make several drawings exploring the strange and mysterious world above and below the Earth's Oceans. Subjects include a variety of sea animals, sailing sea vessels, fantasy creatures like sea dragons, and other fun projects!
African Safari Drawing Camp
  • Jul 31 to Aug 3 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $150
Camp Description: For the animal lovers. We will draw the magnificent animal species and people of the continent of Africa! We will explore the deserts, rainforests, and the landscapes of the Great Rift Valley. We will draw animals like lions, giraffes, gorillas, the Ashanti people of Ghana, and much more!
Note: Students attending morning and afternoon camps in the same week will be charged a $20 all day fee to stay at the studio between camps.
Payment Policies: Classes and camps must be paid in full prior to start date in order to save the student's spot. Returned check charge is $35. A sibling discount of 10% off the lowest cost class/camp is applicable only when registering two or more children from the same family and paying for both/all children at the same time.