Explorations in Watercolor
Using artist-grade paints and paper, campers will explore the spontaneouse qualities of watercolors and create vibrant paintings using a variety of techniques with instructor, Tricia Mathew. While learning basic types of washes, campers will explore methods for creating texture, ways to preserve white space with different kinds of resists, and how to use positive and negative space to give the illusion of depth.
Resident campers check-in on June 18th. Commuter campers check-in on June 19th.
June 18-23, 2017
For campers entering grades 8-12+
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Instructor: Tricia Matthew
Watercolor artist and Presbyterian minister, Tricia Matthew, fell in love with watercolor while attending a workshop entitled, "Art as Doorway to the Sacret" where she connected with an inner creative spirit longing to find expression in her life. She has studied with many watercolor artists and her work has been exhibited throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Tricia has been teaching watercolor for 14 years and also facilitates workshops in art and spirituality and dream exploration. She lives in Green Bay with her husband Keith and two mischievous cats!
Daily Class Hours:
- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Thursday
- 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday (The Final Exhibition Show will be from 3:00-4:00pm. Campers will be dismissed when the show has concluded).
- Commuter Fee: $360 (includes instruction, lunch, and camp t-shirt)
- Resident Fee: $589 (includes instruction, room, meals, counselor supervision, evening activity transportation, and camp t-shirt). The cost of evening activities will vary depending on the camper's choice. It is recommended that campers bring $25-$30 with them to camp for activities and snacks.
- Class Lab Fee: $35
Guest Faculty and Artists
Campers will be taught by some of the finest teachers and professional artists from across the state. Click here for more information about this summer’s Art Camp faculty.
A NOTE ABOUT SUPPLY LISTS: The supply list linked to each class are suggestions. You are not required to purchase everything on the list. These supplies can be purchased at an art supply store OR at craft stores, e.g. Michael's, Hobby Lobby, Ben Franklin, Walmart. Minimal supplies are actually needed for most classes and others are suggested to enhance the 'experimental' aspect of the class." Please call or send us an e-mail if you have questions.
2017 Camp Brochure PDF - includes paper registration form
In the event a camper must cancel, the Summer Camps Office should be notified no later than one month before the start date of the camp session in order to receive a refund, less a non-refundable deposit of $100. Requests received after that date will not receive a refund. No refunds will be made for withdrawal due to homesickness, sending a camper home for disciplinary reasons, or after the camp has started.
In the event a camper requests to switch camp sessions, an additional $25 processing fee will be applied.
We reserve the right to cancel any camp due to low enrollment; in such a case, all fees paid will be refunded or the camper can choose to apply fees to a different camp/class in the same year.
Overpayments of less than $10 will not be refunded.