Walk on the Wild Side: Wildlife Illustration
Join drawing instructor, Sara Tlachac, and go on a wildlife adventure. Capture wonderful creatures of the wild with pencil, pastels and charcoal. Develop and improve your drawing skills through gesture drawing, shading, and the use of grid method to render your images in proportion. Each camper will create an impressive, large-scale drawing. Your animal will leap off your drawing paper!
June 17-21, 2013 (Day Camp Only)
For campers entering grades 6-9
(If you are entering grades 8 or 9 in the Fall, you may register for the High School Summer Art Studio Camp if you wish to stay in the campus dorms as a resident camper).
Instructor: Sara Tlachac
Sara Tlachac is an art instructor in the Green Bay Area Public Schools. She received her BS in Art Education from UW-Stout and her Masters in Leadership in Education from UW-Green Bay. She creates portraits, murals, figurative sculpture and anything else she can get her hands on! In her eighth year as drawing instructor at Summer Art Studio, and the University's Art Enrichment for Adults Program, Ms Tlachac looks forward to working with yet another group of aspiring and inspiring young people and adults.
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 Camp Fee:
- $269 (includes instruction and a camp t-shirt)
- Lab Fee: $5
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. Tradewinds, of Green Bay, will pre-package your supply orders and will deliver them the first morning of camp. More information about this service will be described in your supply list letter. Minimal supplies are actually needed for most classes and others are suggested to enhance the 'experimental' aspect of the class. Please call or e-mail us if you have questions.
Campers must select TWO classes -
Other Classes Available Include:
- Ceramics: Introduction to Wheel Throwing for Raku Firing
- Introduction to Fine Art Digital Photography
- Cartooning and Comic Book Illustration
- Exploration with Acrylics
- Fashion Design
- Beyond the Cover: The Fine Art of Book Making
- Mosaic Masterpieces
- From Junk to Jewelry