Age 10+

Art Advancement Mini Camp 

Week 1: Painting & Drawing- Technique Development

Lace-up your art boots and get creative! In our Painting and Drawing Camp, we will be focusing on professional technique development. This camp will teach you how to make your drawing and painting more refined! We will be touching on various traditional art materials to produce different styles and high-quality paintings worthy of your wall! Why wait? Let’s get painting!

Goals:

  • Develop and improve drawing and painting technique 
  • Learn advanced color theory 
  • Produce your own masterpieces for your portfolio

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Week 2: Game Art & Design

Join our awesome Game Art & Design Camp and let’s create some original GAME ART! Are you interested in creating art for games, but don’t know where to start? CalColor will introduce the art development process for games to design crazy fun concepts! We will learn about game art concepts, applications, formats, and much more! We will also examine different classic games for inspiration. Whether you want to create game characters, environment backgrounds, or flashy UI/UX designs, we will teach you how! Join now to make a game that you and your family can enjoy while at home!

Goals:

  • Engage in the game art design workflow 
  • Learn visual concept based research
  • Develop creative thinking

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Week 3: Manga & Comic

Create your own book with character design and writing!
In this camp, you will illustrate your own story with taught art elements and storytelling techniques! You will also learn how to create your own character sheets and reference sheets for your story! We will also engage and analyze existing artworks created by famous manga and comic artists for inspiration! Let’s get started and jump into the manga and comic world!

Goals:

  • Develop academic drawing
  • Study about manga and comics
  • Develop creative thinking 
  • Understand advanced comic book process and development

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Week 4: Masterpiece Study & Virtual Museum

Come and join us for virtual museum tours around the world! Although we cannot physically be in a museum now, there’s nothing to stop us from seeing and appreciating great art from around the world! Learn to draw, and paint like world-famous artists! Time to be inspired by world-class art and wow your friends with your fantastic masterpieces!

Goals:

  • Explore and appreciate art history through virtual museum visit and masterpiece studies
  • Acquire verbal and visual proficiency in analyzing and critiquing art  
  • Learn and practice various painting and drawing techniques

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Week 5: Manga & Comic

Create your own book with character design and writing!
In this camp, you will illustrate your own story with taught art elements and storytelling techniques! You will also learn how to create your own character sheets and reference sheets for your story! We will also engage and analyze existing artworks created by famous manga and comic artists for inspiration! Let’s get started and jump into the manga and comic world!

Goals:

  • Develop academic drawing
  • Study about manga and comics
  • Develop creative thinking 
  • Understand advanced comic book process and development

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Week 6: Design- Futuristic Floating House

Learn to think spatially like an architect, problem-solve like a designer, draw precisely with advanced perspective drawing technique, and create with a futuristic and surrealist mindset. In this camp, students will design, create, and draw their own futuristic floating house that reflects their unique style, personality as well as individual design thinking.

Goals:

  • Fundamental design principles 
  • Perspective drawing technique 
  • Illustration methods 
  • Individual artistic style development

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Week 7: Painting and Drawing: Landscape

In this Painting and Drawing Camp, we will focus on Landscape, the various techniques used for painting landscape, as well as composition and perspective. Besides focusing on professional technique development, we will also explore other creative approaches, such as collage and mixed media. Students will also cultivate their artistic sensibility and appreciation of this important and beloved genre in the visual arts. Join us this summer to create your very own landscape masterpiece!

Goals:

  • Genre: Landscape Painting and Drawing
  • Techniques: various landscape painting technique, advanced color theory, mixed media and collage 
  • Art history, masterpiece study and appreciation 
  • Individual artistic style development

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Week 8: Fun Factory Creation

Inspired by industrial design and the factory assembly line, this camp will challenge student’s ability to problem solve both visual and spatial art problems. Students will think like an industrial designer, and create their own assembly line for making various products. Drawings, illustrations, design thinking, as well as hands-on 3D spatial art will be involved in project creations. 

Goals:

  • Fundamental 2D and 3D design principles and methods
  • Drawing technique development 
  • Illustration and storytelling using visual art language

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Week 9: New Topic

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Week 10: New Topic

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