2020 Children's Summer Art Program

Children’s Summer Art Programs take place in multiple 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 exceptionally artistic children 2020 Scholarship Application

 

July 6-10th AM Artist Series with Nicole Asendorf

Ages:  6-12

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Students will learn about a variety of artists from different periods in time.  They will create artworks based on these artists.  This class is a great way for students to experience a wide variety of media and techniques.

Instructor: Nicole Asendorf
Session Dates: July 6-10th AM 10-12 ($135)

July 6-10th AM Summer Learning to Paint with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12+

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 6-10th 10-12:00 AM ($135.00)

July 6-10th PM Finger Painting with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  5-12

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Is your budding artist looking for something more hands-on? let them come get their hands dirty with some finger painting here at Wallkill River School. They’ll never need better control over their brush- Their hand is their brush! This class may get messy, bring a smock or clothes you don’t mind getting paint on. All supplies included.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: July 6-10th 1-3PM ($135)

July 6-10th PM Relief Painting with Sara Tomazolli

Ages:  12+

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Make a linoleum relief to make prints! Learn the art of carving the negative space out of a block to leave the intended image and the amazing print it leaves behind! The student will custom make their own stamp. This class uses tools meant for older children. All materials provided by the school.

Instructor: Sara Tomazzolli
Session Dates: July 6-10th 1-3PM ($135)

July 6-10th PM Summer Drawing Animals with Liam Vogel

Ages:  6-12

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Spend a week learning how to draw animals!  This class will talk about basic anatomy and proportion as well as how to render fur, feathers, and scales with realistic texture! Students will start out the week with learning some elements and principles of realistic drawing, followed by some drawing exercises focusing on different animal species. The second half of the class allows students to select an animal of their own, which the instructor will assist them in drawing. Perfect opportunity to create a fun portrait of your favorite pet! All materials will be supplied. It is suggested that students have some form of experience with drawing before taking this, but certainly don’t let that discourage you from taking this fun skill building class! All materials supplied.

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 6-10th 1-3PM ($135.00)

July 13-17th AM Art through Literature with Nicole Asendorf

Ages:  5-8

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Students will create works of art based on popular children’s literature.  Stories read will be used as inspiration for the week’s projects.  Do you have a favorite children’s book?  Bring it to class to share and we can use it as inspiration for a project during the week.  New books are always being added!

 

Instructor: Nicole Asendorf
Session Dates: July 13-17th AM 10-12 ($135.00)

July 13-17th AM Advanced Illustration with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  13-18

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

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
Session Dates: July 13-17th 10-12AM ($135.00)

July 13-17th PM Acrylic Painting for Kids with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  7-12

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Spend the afternoon painting! Come with a project idea and a printed picture. Any subject matter; still life, landscape, animals, and people! No matter what you like to paint, your instructor is ready to give you tips on how to improve and a fun environment. All materials provided.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: July 13-17th 1-3PM ($135)

July 13-17 PM Drawing Fairies with Watercolor Pencils with Cathy DeMaio

Ages: 5-12

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

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

Learn the basics of watercolor and using watercolor pencils to create beautiful sketches and paintings. Watercolor pencils are the perfect medium for making the delicate color and form of fairies. All materials provided.

 

Instructor: Cathy DeMaio
Session Dates: July 13-17th 1-3:00 PM ($135.00)

July 13-17 PM Drawing Superheroes for Teens with Antonio Mastria

Ages:  13-18

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
Session Dates: July 13-17th 1-3:00 PM ($135)

July 20-24th AM Acrylic Painting for Kids with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  7-12

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

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

Spend the morning painting! Come with a project idea and a printed picture. Any subject matter; still life, landscape, animals, and people! No matter what you like to paint, your instructor is ready to give you tips on how to improve and a fun environment. All materials provided.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: July 20-24th 10-12AM ($135)

July 20-24th AM Fantasy Creatures with Sara Tomazzolli

Ages:  11+

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

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

Spend the morning drawing and designing fantasy creatures with Sara Tomazzolli! Have you always loved dragons, monsters, and more? Why not draw your own? Learn the art of mixing and matching different parts of animals to making something unique!

[Featured image Unicorn in Captivity created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker]

Instructor: Sara Tomazzolli
Session Dates: July 20-24th 10-12AM ($135)

July 20-24th PM Beginners Traditional Animation with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  12-18+

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Spend the afternoons creating an animation with Ayanna Terry! Possible projects include flip books, zoetrope animation loops, and photography animation. This is not a digital animation class and will not utilize a computer. A lot of work goes into this class and a lot of drawing the same picture slightly different each time. Make sure you’re comfortable doing so to create an animation you’re proud of. All materials provided.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: July 20-24th 1-3PM ($135)

July 27-31st AM Plein Air Painting with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12-18+

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

Location: Benedict Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY at the pavilion by the playground all the way in the back of the park.

Paint plein air with Liam Vogel in the crisp summer mornings of Montgomery. There is no better time to paint the scenery than the summer mornings that are full of natural light. There are restrooms and shady areas, but you may want to spray yourself with bug spray and sunscreen as needed.

All materials provided. There may be lengthy standing segments of this class.

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 27-31st 10-12AM ($135)

July 27-31st PM Painting Pets in Pastel with Liam Vogel

Ages:  6-18+

Time:  1:00-3:00 PM

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

Pastel is for everyone to try and we encourage all ages to sign up! Everyone has had a pet in their life they’d love to draw time and time again. Join Liam Vogel in drawing them in pastel!

All materials provided. Students encouraged to bring a printed photo of their pet or favorite animal.

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 27-31st 1-3PM ($135)

July 27-31st PM Character Design and Role-Play with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  13-18+

Time:  1:00-3:00PM

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

Looking for something more involved? Join Ayanna Terry for her week of Dungeons and Dragons! Make a random character from her mix-and-match traits and get ready for adventure! The game has been simplified for new players and for a shorter play time. All materials provided.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: July 27-31st 1-3PM ($135)

July 27-31st AM Fundamentals of Character Design with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  13-18

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

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

It happens to everyone, they make a story but can’t visualize the characters. Join Ayanna Terry to help create your characters and make them distinct, recognizable, and lively. Students are encouraged to bring in sketches they have of their characters or descriptions they’d like to work with.

All materials provided.

 

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: July 27-31st 10-12AM ($135)

Aug 3-7th AM Palette Knife with Nicole Asendorf

Ages:  7-14

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Have you ever wanted to learn to paint without a brush?  If so, this is the class for you!  Students will be working with acrylic paint and palette knives to create a painting of their choice.  Images will be provided for students to work from or they  may bring their own.  Demonstrations will be given to provide the students with the skills they need to be successful when painting using this technique.

 

 

Instructor: Nicole Asendorf
Session Dates: Aug 3-7th AM 10-12 ($135)

Aug 3-7th AM Sketchbooking Fun with Liam Vogel

Ages:  6-18+

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

Location: Benedict Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY at the pavilion by the playground all the way in the back of the park.

The sketchbook is the artist’s best friend, home of every rough draft and study. Join Liam Vogel at Benedict Park in how to regularly use a sketchbook and what he loves about using one. There are restrooms and shady areas, but you may want to spray yourself with bug spray and sunscreen as needed.

All materials provided. Students are allowed to bring their own sketchbooks as well.

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: Aug 3-7th 10-12AM ($135)

Aug 3-7th PM Character Design and Role-Play with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  13-18+

Time:  1:00-3:00PM

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

Looking for something more involved? Join Ayanna Terry for her week of Dungeons and Dragons! Make a random character from her mix-and-match traits and get ready for adventure! The game has been simplified for new players and for a shorter play time. All materials provided.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: Aug 3-7th 1-3PM ($135)

Aug 3-7 PM Beginning Acrylic Painting with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12+

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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: Aug 3-7th 1-3PM ($135)

Aug 10-14th AM Art Making Fun with Nicole Asendorf

Ages:  4-6

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

This class is designed for your littlest artist.  Your child will be exposed to a variety of art mediums and techniques such as painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Instructor: Nicole Asendorf
Session Dates: Aug 10-14th 10-12AM ($135)

Aug 10-14th Am Drawing Nature with Liam Vogel

Ages:  6-18+

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

Location: Benedict Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY at the pavilion by the playground all the way in the back of the park.

Spend the morning in the beautiful Benedict Park and draw the nature around you. There’s no shortage of foliage and animals around that could be your next subject. There are restrooms and shady areas, but you may want to spray your child with bug spray and sunscreen as needed.

All materials provided. Students are allowed to bring their own sketchbook.

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: Aug 10-14th 10-12AM ($135)

August 10-14th PM Beginner Watercolor with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12- 18+

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Open to anyone interested in watercolor. Watercolor is a tricky medium for many to master, so why not get your foot in the door now? Join Liam Vogel in learning basic techniques and how layering is the trick to making watercolor look good.

All materials included.

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: Aug 10-14th 1-3:00 PM ($135)

Aug 10-14th PM Drawing Superheroes for Teens with Antonio Mastria

Ages:  13-18

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
Session Dates: Aug 10-14th 1-3PM ($135)

Aug 17-21st PM Finger Painting with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  5-12

Time:  1:00 – 3:00 PM

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

Is your budding artist looking for something more hands-on? let them come get their hands dirty with some finger painting here at Wallkill River School. They’ll never need better control over their brush- Their hand is their brush! This class may get messy, bring a smock or clothes you don’t mind getting paint on. All supplies included.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: Aug 17-21st 1-3PM ($135)

Aug 24-28 AM Portrait Painting in Oil with Liam Vogel

Ages:  12-18+

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

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

Liam Vogel specializes in portrait art and would love to work with teens who already have a good foundation in the proportion of the face. Students should bring in their own reference picture with good contrast or the instructor will provide one.

All materials provided.

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: Aug 24-28th 10-12AM ($135)

Aug 24-28th AM Beginners Illustration with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  7-12

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

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

Does your child love illustration? Give them the chance to improve! Ayanna Terry will give them the opportunity to learn the basics of anatomy and form, using any style the student loves.

All materials included. Students are encouraged to keep a sketchbook for both class and home use.

Instructor: Ayanna Terry
Session Dates: Aug 24-28th 10-12AM ($135)

Aug 24-28th PM Advanced Illustration with Ayanna Terry

Ages:  13-18

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.

All materials included.

Session Dates: Aug 24-28th 1-3PM ($135)

July 20-24th AM Portrait Sketching with Liam Vogel

Ages:  7-12

Time:  10:00 – 12:00 AM

Location: Benedict Park, 1768 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY at the pavilion by the playground all the way in the back of the park.

Learn the basics of anatomical proportion, shading to capture skin tones, and getting a good likeness while drawing faces and portraits from busts, photos, and live models. Learn how to use charcoal and graphite to render beautiful drawings of your friends and family! Liam will provide students with classical drawing techniques that have been used for centuries to produce portrait works. All materials supplied (paper, charcoal, white pastel, pencils) For experienced artistic children, pre-teens, and teens.

 

 

 

 

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: July 20-24th 10-12AM ($135)