Kids Summer Art Programs 2019

PLEASE NOTE: Summer Camps take place in several locations:

  1.  Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward St. Montgomery, NY 12549
  2.  Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549
  3. Nailed It! Hardware, 4 South St (Rt-208), Washingtonville, NY, 10992  Nailed It Location Info

Scholarships available for children on the reduced lunch program, or “Back Pack Snack Attack program or artistically-interested children 2019 Scholarship Application

Mommy Time! Mom’s drop your child off for an art class and spend a little quiet time yourself! Enjoy coloring in our adult coloring book in a quiet place for two hours. Tea, coffee and cookies provided. $10 for the coloring book, use our colors or colored pencils, and enjoy a quiet space for the time your child is in class for the whole week!

July 8-12th Painting with Unconventional Materials with Kate Walker

Ages:  8-18

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 PM

Location:  Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Push the boundaries of art with materials found in our own everyday life whether that is in our kitchen or our own backyard! Be ready to get messy and learn about the artistic process through the senses. By the end of the class, you will have a several watercolor collages of your own to take home with you! No experience needed.

Instructor: Kate Walker
Session Dates: July 9th TUESDAY ($35.00)
July 10th WEDNESDAY ($35.00)
July 11th THURSDAY ($35.00)
July 12th FRIDAY ($35.00)
July 9th-12th ($110.00)

Pizza Party Lunch Between Camps

Your child gets to have pizza for lunch every day! Plus hang out with our staff of artists for the hour between the morning session of summer camp and the afternoon session begins. We supply drinks, veggies, and pizza for $50/week per child.  If your child is registered at a camp happening in our main building and at Benedict Park, transportation will be provided from the park to the building for the afternoon session with a licensed adult. If transportation is provided you must sign a waiver: Hold Harmless. If your child is not transported than a waiver is not necessary.

Instructor: Sarah Pierson
Price: $50/week
Dates: ($),
Session Dates: July 8-12 ($50)
July 15-19 ($50)
July 22-26 ($50)
July 29-Aug. 2 ($50)
August 5-9 ($50)
August 12-16 ($50)
August 19-23 ($50)
August 26-30 ($50)

July 8-12th AM Summer Painting for Kids with Liam Vogel

Ages:  8+, Adults welcome if accompanied by a child

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

Location: Wallkill River School, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Learn the basics of handling paint and mixing colors with the forgiving medium of Acrylic! This beginner level painting class is for kids looking to get into the wonderful world of painting! Students will learn about the essential materials used in painting, the process of color mixing, and how to paint from observation.  Have fun working with Acrylic paint while learning the foundational skills of painting what you see! Every day will be a new painting ready for framing.   Each student will work step by step alongside the instructor to create a painting in a different style every day. All materials supplied.

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 8-12th 10-12:00 AM ($135.00)

July 8-12 10AM Summer Painting with the Stars with Shawn Dell Joyce

Ages:  6 – Adult

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY

Paint with the Art Stars! Learn about the Old Masters and a few modern/contemporary artists as well! Great class to learn about art history and different art making techniques. Each class you will be introduced to the work of a different artist, and work from the same subject using the same materials as that artist, and make a complete painting every day! Classical art training for children, easy to follow, step-by-step instruction, painting from direct observation using real art materials, easels, Materials provided (ages 8-15) Adult may join in with child

 

Mon: Learn about artist Margaret Keane and make your own self portrait with “big eyes!” acrylic on canvas, using imagination and mirror for self portrait.

Tues. Learn about artist Andy Warhol and how make print from a stamp or stencil on canvas and do 4 reproductions using complementary color.

Weds. Learn about artist Bob Ross and his wet-into-wet oil painting techniques. Use fan brushes, big blending brushes and make a seascape with cliffs in oil on canvas.

Thurs. Learn about contemporary local abstract artist Denise Aumick, and make a textured acrylic on canvas painting using unusually painting tools like bubble-wrap and credit cards.

Fri. Learn about French artist Henri Matisse and make a sketch of your silhouette and abstract it using acrylic paint on canvas with bright colors.

 

SORRY, CLASS FULL!!

 

 

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $135/week or $35/day Kids, Adults $20/day
Session Dates: Sorry Class Full! ($FULL)

July 8-12th PM Summer Watercolor with Liam Vogel 12+

Ages: 12 – Adult

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location:  Wallkill River School, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This painting class is for Children and Adults of all levels looking to get into the loose and colorful world of watercolor! Many times when students develop an interest in watercolor, the biggest obstacle is getting the paint to do what we, as the artist, want it to do! This week long class is designed to give students an understanding of the techniques used by professional watercolorists to achieve difficult textures, shapes, and compositions. Some of the topics covered will include, how to use the specific and unique materials used in watercolor painting, how to successfully mix specific colors, how to maximize your control over the paint, and how to strategically paint with layers.  Students will work from a mix of photographs to complete painting exercises based on the topics previously mentioned. Basic student level materials will be supplied, but students are encouraged to bring specific brushes/paints, if they have them. It is highly suggested that students purchase a basic watercolor palette if they plan to continue their watercolor journey. you can find high quality Japanese watercolor palettes for low cost on amazon, ranging in price from $8-$30 (depending on the amount of colors desired)

Click here to view the palette that I use

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 8-12th WEEK 1-3:00pm ($135.00)

July 8-12th PM Summer 3D Drawing with Shawn Dell Joyce!

Ages:  11 – Adult

Time:  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward St. Montgomery, NY 12549

Learn how to draw in three dimensions! Make illusions like a floating shark, or 3D building, write your name in 3d letters, and learn the basics of shading and sketching. All materials supplied. Ages 11 and up.

 

 

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $135/week or $35 per day
Session Dates: July 8-12th 1-3:00 pm ($135.00)
July 8th 1-3:00 pm MONDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 9th 1-3:00 pm TUESDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 10th 1-3:00 pm WEDNESDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 11th 1-3:00 pm THURSDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 12th 1-3:00 pm FRIDAY ONLY ($35.00)

July 15-19th AM Summer Plein Air Painting with Shawn Dell Joyce

Ages:  10 – Adult

Time: 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Plein air painting for beginners! Learn the basics of plein air from value sketch to finished piece! Work with a seasoned professional plein air artist and paint trees, sunflowers and gardens, barns in perspective, and lovely farm fields. All materials and equipment supplied.  Appropriate for adults and children ages 10 and up.

 

 

 

 

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $135/week or $35 per day
Session Dates: July 15-19th 10-12:30 ($135.00)
July 15th 10-12:30 MONDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 16th 10-12:30 TUESDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 17th 10-12:30 WEDNESDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 18th 10-12:30 THURSDAY ONLY ($35.00)
July 19th 10-12:30 FRIDAY ONLY ($35.00)

July 22nd-26th AM Nerf Camp

Ages:  7-14

Time:  9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Great camp for adventurous children! Kids will play imaginative games  using Nerf Guns. Children will play everything from War games, Zombie Infection Games, and Scavenger Hunt style games, supervised by Nerf Enthusiast Will Whelan. Great camp to get the kids out of the house, and away from their iPads and video games! Please note that this camp will take place at Benedict Park and will be held outdoors rain or shine ( There is a covered pavilion at the park in the event of rain). We will have some Nerf guns for anyone to use, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Water and low-sugar snacks will be served. We will be offering simultaneous art classes at the park as well, so don’t forget to check out our other offerings for any siblings that are too young or not into Nerf!

Maximum of 16 students per week.


 

 

 

Instructor: Matthew Donaldson
Session Dates: WEEK 3 July 22nd-26th 9:45-11:45am ($135.00)

July 22-26th AM Watercolor with Liam Vogel

Ages: 10 – Adult

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location:  Wallkill River School, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This painting class is for Children and Adults of all levels looking to get into the loose and colorful world of watercolor! Many times when students develop an interest in watercolor, the biggest obstacle is getting the paint to do what we, as the artist, want it to do! This week long class is designed to give students an understanding of the techniques used by professional watercolorists to achieve difficult textures, shapes, and compositions. Some of the topics covered will include, how to use the specific and unique materials used in watercolor painting, how to successfully mix specific colors, how to maximize your control over the paint, and how to strategically paint with layers.  Students will work from a mix of photographs to complete painting exercises based on the topics previously mentioned. Basic student level materials will be supplied, but students are encouraged to bring specific brushes/paints, if they have them. It is highly suggested that students purchase a basic watercolor palette if they plan to continue their watercolor journey. you can find high quality Japanese watercolor palettes for low cost on amazon, ranging in price from $8-$30 (depending on the amount of colors desired)

Click here to view the palette that I use

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week or $35 per day
Session Dates: July 22-26th WEEK 10-12:00 ($135.00)
Repeating Dates: Sunday ($)

July 22-26 AM DSLR Photography with Nathan Cervoni

Ages:  12 – Adult

Time:  9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Summer Photography offers a crash course in the basics of  photography, focusing on DSLRs. This week long class will touch on concepts including framing, composition, editing, and light. People with interest in outdoor photography are welcomed, as a majority of this class will focus on landscapes and wildlife. Leaving this course, participants will have the knowledge to take and present better photographs, and the the inspiration to follow their interest in this medium.

 

Please bring your digital camera charged and ready daily.  Class will meet at the pavilion in Benedict Park Monday-Thursday and the final class will meet at Wallkill River School for a wrap up and digital slide show.

Bio:
Nathan Cervoni is a photographer from the Hudson Valley whose work focuses on live events, sports, and fine art. Since graduating college, his work has been featured in ESPN publications, news journals, and school yearbooks.
Instructor: Nathan Cervoni
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 22-26th 9:45-11:45 am ($135.00)

July 22-26th AM Summer Finger Painting with Ayanna

Age:  4+, Adults welcome if accompanied by a child

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Who doesn’t like finger painting?  Great for kids, surprisingly fun for teens and adults too!  There is no more direct way to apply paint than with the tip of your finger.  Non-toxic paint and materials will be provided.   Come have some tactile, messy fun!

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 22-26th 10-12:00 ($135.00)

July 22-26 PM Summer Kid's Cartoons with Ayanna Terry

Ages: 7 – 12
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 22-26 1-3 PM ($135.00)

July 22-26th PM Summer Realistic Drawing Techniques with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12 – Adult

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This class is geared towards students who are looking to perfect their drawing skills. This class will focus on time tested classical drawing techniques, such as classical Italian style rendering and technical “Bargue Drawing.” Students will learn how to properly use their art tools, and  will work to reproduce 3 complex classical drawings, each of which focusing on a different approach to the art of drawing. The instructor will start each class off with a short demonstration, before moving to one on one work with each student to complete their assigned drawing using graphite pencils. All materials will be supplied, but if students would like to bring a set of preferred drawing pencils, they may do so.

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 22-26th WEEK 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

July 22-26 PM Drawing Superheroes for Teens with Antonio Mastria

Ages:  12-18

Time:  1:00-3:00 PM

Location: Nailed It! Hardware, 4 South St (Rt-208), Washingtonville, NY, 10992

 

A five day workshop for creating a dynamic superhero drawing. Covering the basics of superhero proportion, anatomy, and foreshortening to create a powerful superhero action pose and then finishing in traditional brush and pen ink.

Antonio Mastria works as a freelance artist, contributing work to creator owned and small press comics. He is a graduate of the Joe Kubert school of cartoon and graphic art, where he studied the visual storytelling medium of comic books and illustration. He works in several mediums including oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolor, ink and digital media.

 

Instructor: Antonio Mastria
Price: $145/week
Session Dates: July 22-26th 1-3:00 PM ($145.00)

July 29th - August 2nd AM Nerf Camp

Ages:  7-14

Time:  9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Great camp for adventurous children! Kids will play imaginative games  using Nerf Guns. Children will play everything from War games, Zombie Infection Games, and Scavenger Hunt style games, supervised by Nerf Enthusiast Will Whelan. Great camp to get the kids out of the house, and away from their iPads and video games! Please note that this camp will take place at Benedict Park and will be held outdoors rain or shine ( There is a covered pavilion at the park in the event of rain). We will have some Nerf guns for anyone to use, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Water and low-sugar snacks will be served. We will be offering simultaneous art classes at the park as well, so don’t forget to check out our other offerings for any siblings that are too young or not into Nerf!

Maximum of 16 students per week.


 

 

Instructor: Matthew Donaldson
Session Dates: WEEK 4 July 29th-August 2nd 9:45-11:45am ($135.00)

July 29-August 2 AM Nature Collage with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  6 – 18

Time:  9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Explore the possibilities of working with natural elements in art.  Romp through Benedict Park, and make artwork which displays your discoveries.

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 29-Aug 2 9:45-11:45 AM ($135.00)

July 29-Aug 2 AM Summer Exploring Painting with Liam Vogel

Ages: 6 – 12

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Explore a whole range of paint types and techniques!  Get ready to be creative and try new things.  A whole week of colorful fun is planned. Students will work with a new kind of paint and new painting style every single day to make fun creations! Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel, and much more will be used and combined to give kids a chance to try their hand at all the primary mediums of painting. Each class will start with a demonstration, followed by a step by step painting project where kids paint-a-long with Liam! on the final day, students will get to make their very own experimental painting, where they can use any kind of paint they want! Students between the ages of 4-6 must have a parent register alongside them to attend so they may assist.

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 29-Aug 2 10-12:00 ($135.00)

July 29-Aug 2 PM Summer Anime Story Board with Ayanna Terry

Ages: 12-18
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This anime and cartooning class focus on developing a character and creating a short visual story about them.  Students will learn how to develop ideas, present information, and narratives graphically, drawing techniques and inking.  Go from concept to finished panel by the end of the week!

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 29-Aug 2 1-3 PM ($135.00)

July 29-Aug 2 PM Summer Beginners Acrylic with Liam Vogel

 

Age: 12-18
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This beginner level painting class is for kids looking to get into the wonderful world of painting! Students will learn about the essential materials used in painting, the process of color mixing, how to paint with different tools, and how to achieve fun and interesting effects! Students will work from a mix of photographs and step by step instruction, to complete simple yet stunning works of art. Each class will focus on a different technique, such as sponge painting, landscape painting, still life painting and more! Liam will wrap each day up with a comprehensive analysis of each students work, where we discuss what we like about each kids painting. Perfect opportunity to learn the foundational skills of painting. Paintings produced will be in standard sizes, so parents can easily frame each work if desired! All materials supplied.

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: July 29-Aug 2nd 1-3 PM ($135.00)

Aug 3rd One Day LED Illuminated Art with Sarah Baker

Ages: 12-Adult

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location: Nailed It! Hardware located at 4 South St, Washingtonville, NY 10992Nailed It Location Info

Learn how to make your art work LIGHT UP with LED lights and button batteries.  Sarah will take you through the steps and your friends and family will be amazed, even though it is really quite simple, safe and uses inexpensive, everyday materials.

Sarah Baker is a candidate for a BA Visual Art Education Pre-K-12 and has been  a camp counselor at Montgomery’s summer camp.  She has experience in all types of materials ranging from drawing/painting mediums to ceramics/clay to printmaking and more but has a special affinity for drawing.

$60 for Saturday class

 

 

 

Instructor: Sarah Baker
Price: $60 one day only!
Session Dates: August 3rd 10-12:00 ($60.00)

Aug 5-9th AM Portraits in Acrylic with Kate Walker

Ages: 12-Adult

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location: Nailed It! Hardware located at 4 South St, Washingtonville, NY 10992 Nailed It Location Info

Learn the foundations to creating your very own masterpiece portrait! Students will be guided through the whole process from sketch and underpainting to finish, learning different portrait painting techniques along the way. You may bring reference photos to work from, but they are not needed.  All materials will be supplied.

Instructor: Kate Walker
Price: $145 for week long session August 5th-August 9th
Session Dates: Aug 5-9th 10-12:00 AM ($$145.00)

August 5th-9th AM Nerf Camp

Ages:  7-14

Time:  9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Great camp for adventurous children! Kids will play imaginative games  using Nerf Guns. Children will play everything from War games, Zombie Infection Games, and Scavenger Hunt style games, supervised by Nerf Enthusiast Will Whelan. Great camp to get the kids out of the house, and away from their iPads and video games! Please note that this camp will take place at Benedict Park and will be held outdoors rain or shine ( There is a covered pavilion at the park in the event of rain). We will have some Nerf guns for anyone to use, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Water and low-sugar snacks will be served. We will be offering simultaneous art classes at the park as well, so don’t forget to check out our other offerings for any siblings that are too young or not into Nerf!

Minimum of 6 students, Maximum of 16 students per week.

 

Instructor: Robert Pierson
Session Dates: WEEK 5 August 5th-9th 9:45-11:45am ($135.00)

August 5-9th AM Summer Teen and Tween Pastels with Liam Vogel

Ages: 12 – Adult
Time: 9:45 AM – 11:45 PM
Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

This class focuses on the application of pastel painting to the landscape! Liam will teach students how to select proper colors, how to use value to create depth, and how to layer this fun medium for fabulous effects. Each class will end with a critique to discuss what each student did successfully, and what can be improved during the next class session.

 

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 5-9th 9:45-11:45 AM ($135.00)

August 5-9th AM Summer Wild and Crazy Art Week with Sara T

Age:  6+

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY

Take a walk on the wild side in this creative laboratory of art fun.  have you ever made art with bubbles?  Made prints with string?  Marbled paper with shaving cream?  Let’s get creative, have some fun and never look at every day objects the same way.

Instructor: Sara Tomazzolli
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 5-9th 10-12:00 ($135.00)

August 5-9th Summer AM Painting Styles of Art History with Ayanna

Age:  8-12

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This a hands-on romp through historical painting styles.  Students will try their hand at various famous painting styles from history.  Famous paintings will be simplified into easy steps and shapes so students can enjoy the effect of different painting techniques.  All materials supplied.

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 5-9th 10-12:00 ($135.00)

August 5-9th PM Summer Advanced Portraiture with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12 – Adult

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This advanced class will focus on the more challenging elements of portraiture, such as skeletal/muscular anatomy, effective composition, and most importantly capturing a true likeness! Students will start by analyzing the works of histories portraiture masters such as Rembrandt and Vermeer. Students will spend the first two days of class replicating these master works while learning about structural drawing, anatomy and proportion. Students will then spend the following two days doing some portrait drawing from a live model to learn how to setup an effective composition, and how to render the face using values. On the last day, students may select a photo of their own choice to work on any portrait they desire. All materials supplied

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 5-9th 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

August 5-9th PM Summer Classic Cartoons with Cathy DeMaio

Ages: 6-12

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Learn to draw a cartoon character and make your own comic strip!  Children learn elements of cartooning, story-telling and drawing.  Catherine DeMaio has a BS and MA in Art Education and has taught children’s classes for more than ten years.  All materials supplied.

 

Instructor: Cathy DeMaio
Session Dates: August 5-9th 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

August 5-9 PM Character Design and Roleplay with Ayanna

Age:  12-18

Time:  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This fun and creative class is all about designing fantasy characters! Students will go through a character creation process, where they will create their very own hero. Ayanna will then lead the students through several rounds of dungeons and dragon style role playing games where each child will get to take on the roll of their very own character!

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 5-9 ($135.00)

August 12-16th AM Summer Landscape Painting with Liam Vogel

artist Shawn Dell Joyce

Ages: 12 – Adult
Time: 9:45 AM – 11:45 PM
Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: August 12-15th 9:45-11:45 AM ($135.00)

August 12-16 AM Fashion Illustration with Ayanna Terry

Ages: 8-12

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward St. Montgomery, NY 12549

This class is focused on everything fashion illustration! Ayanna will guide students through several lessons, all geared towards designing breathtaking garments and accessories.  Learn the importance of color selection, how to sketch the fashion figure, and how to illustrate different materials. Students will learn a new facet of fashion illustration each day, and apply it to one of their own designs. If your little one loves fashion, than this is the class for them!

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: August 12-16 10:00am-12:00pm ($135.00)

August 12-16 AM Sumimagashi Color Marbling Fun with Sarah Baker

Ages: 7-18

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward St. Montgomery, NY 12549

Suminagashi is the ancient Japanese technique of decorating paper with inks. … Suminagashi (sue-me-NAH-gah-she), which literally means “ink-floating” involves doing just that but don’t be intimidated by this ancient technique! Sarah Baker will guide students through a process of producing beautiful swirls of  color to produce breathtaking artworks! No experience neccesary, all materials supplied.

Instructor: Sarah Baker
Session Dates: August 12-16 10:00am - 12:00pm ($135.00)

August 12-16th PM Summer Watercolor with Liam Vogel to Teens and Tweens

Ages:  12 – Adult

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This class is designed to give students a more in depth understanding of the techniques used by professional watercolorists to achieve difficult textures, shapes, and compositions. Some of the topics covered will include, how to successfully mix very subtle or specific colors, how to maximize your control over the paint, and how to strategically paint with layers to create a sense of realism. Students will work from a mix of photographs and still life setups, to complete painting exercises based on the topics previously mentioned. Students will work on a mix of different papers, using different brushes, to learn the pros and cons of each kind. Each class will finish with a comprehensive critique of the work produced Basic student level materials will be supplied, but students are encouraged to bring specific specific brushes/paints, if they have them. It is highly suggested that students purchase a basic watercolor palette. you can find professional quality Japanese watercolor palettes for low cost on amazon, ranging in price from $8-$30 (depending on the amount of colors desired).

Click here to view the palette that I use

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135
Session Dates: August 12-15th 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

August 12-16th PM Summer Collage with Cathy DeMaio

Ages:  6 – 12

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Instructor: Cathy DeMaio
Price: $135
Session Dates: August 12-16th 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

August 12-16 PM Drawing Superheroes for Teens with Antonio Mastria

Ages:  12-18

Time:  1:00-3:00 PM

Location: Nailed It! Hardware, 4 South St (Rt-208), Washingtonville, NY, 10992

A five day workshop for creating a dynamic superhero drawing. Covering the basics of superhero proportion, anatomy, and foreshortening to create a powerful superhero action pose and then finishing in traditional brush and pen ink.

Antonio Mastria works as a freelance artist, contributing work to creator owned and small press comics. He is a graduate of the Joe Kubert school of cartoon and graphic art, where he studied the visual storytelling medium of comic books and illustration. He works in several mediums including oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolor, ink and digital media.

Instructor: Antonio Mastria
Price: $145/Week
Session Dates: August 12-16th 1-3:00 PM ($145.00)

August 19-23rd Summer AM Papercraft with Ayanna Terry

Age:  8-18

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Go from flat paper to sculpture with papercraft. Color in, cut out and glue these paper projects into wonderful little 3-D objects!  Projects can be as simple or complex as you want!

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 19-23rd 10-12:00 ($135.00)

August 19th-23rd AM Nerf Camp

Ages:  7-14

Time:  9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

Great camp for adventurous children! Kids will play imaginative games  using Nerf Guns. Children will play everything from War games, Zombie Infection Games, and Scavenger Hunt style games, supervised by Nerf Enthusiast Will Whelan. Great camp to get the kids out of the house, and away from their iPads and video games! Please note that this camp will take place at Benedict Park and will be held outdoors rain or shine ( There is a covered pavilion at the park in the event of rain). We will have some Nerf guns for anyone to use, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Water and low-sugar snacks will be served. We will be offering simultaneous art classes at the park as well, so don’t forget to check out our other offerings for any siblings that are too young or not into Nerf!

Minimum of 6 students, Maximum of 16 students per week.


 

 

Instructor: Matthew Donaldson
Session Dates: WEEK 7 August 19th-23rd 9:45-11:45am ($135.00)

August 19-23 PM Character Design and Roleplay with Ayanna

Age:  12-18

Time:  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

This fun and creative class is all about designing fantasy characters! Students will go through a character creation process, where they will create their very own hero. Ayanna will then lead the students through several rounds of dungeons and dragon style role playing games where each child will get to take on the roll of their very own character!

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 19-23 ($135.00)

August 26-30th AM Summer Realistic Drawing with Liam Vogel

Ages: 12 – Adult
Time: 9:45 AM – 11:45 PM
Location: Benedict Town Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 26-30 9:45-11:45 AM ($135.00)

August 26-30th PM Summer Figure Drawing with Liam Vogel for Teens and Tweens

Ages:  12 – Adult

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $135/week
Session Dates: August 26-30th 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

August 26-30 Summer Advanced Illustration with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  12-18

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY 12549

Are you a young illustrator looking to grow your abilities and skill-set? Then look no further! This summer camp provides guidance to the future artists of the world through illustrative techniques and multiple mediums, such as ink, markers, color pencils, and watercolor, and. Students will not only walk away with a stronger skill set but also companions that share their love of the arts.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Price: $135.00 for one week
Session Dates: Aug 26-30th 1:00-3:00 PM ($135.00)

Aug 26-30 Beginning Illustration Summer Workshop with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  5+, Adults welcome if accompanied by a child

Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Wallkill River School, Patchett House, 232 Ward Street, Montgomery, NY

illustration exists everywhere in the world around us, from television to books. Young ones who are interested in how to create through this stylized form of art are welcome to this week-long summer camp. Children will learn the building blocks of illustration, from line and form to value and color. Students will have the ability to illustrate whatever comes to their imagination by the end of the course.

Ideal for ages 5-10 but older students are welcome and will be given more advanced projects.

This is a week-long course with morning sessions from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Wallkill River School

 

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: Aug 26-30st 10:00-12:00 PM ($135.00)