Pet Portraits Virtual Camp - Ages 8-12 (August 16-20, 2021)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 28th
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Register by June 26th for $20 off!
Get started with drawing and painting your favourite pets and animals! From quick sketches to measuring and more detailed paintings, this camp will teach students to gain confidence and experiment with pet portraiture!
NOTE: Some good photos of your pet are very helpful for this class! If you don't have your own pet to paint, you can do a portrait of a friend's pet.
Please email photos in advance to email@example.com and a printed version with a measuring grid will be included in your kit! If the images are not emailed in time, they will be available to print at home.
Monday - Introduction and Drawing Building Blocks
- Discuss our plans for the week and get to know each other;
- Tools, shading, and measuring basics.
Tuesday - Sketching Animals
- Fun and quick expressive sketching techniques;
- What makes a good photo reference?
Wednesday - Using References
- Sketching your favourite pet reference photos;
- Prepare for Thursday paintings.
Thursday - Colour and Mini Portraits
- Colour Theory Basics / Using your paints;
- Mini paintings / colour ideas.
Friday - Larger Pet Portrait
- Combine all of our practice so far to try a larger version;
- Adding details and where to go from here!
Plans above are subject to change.
Your Kit Includes:
- Pencils, Erasers, Sharpener
- Paper (thin for drawing, thick for painting)
- Painter's Tape, Drawing Board
- Brushes, Jar, and Paper Towels
- Palette and Paint set
- Table Cover
Registration is only complete with a registration form (which includes your address for shipping). Link to registration form can be found on the "classes" page.
- Registration deadlines are in advance of camps starting to allow time to prepare and ship out your kit.
- Registration is only fully complete with payment AND a completed registration form.
- This registration and your supply kit is for ONE CHILD ONLY. If you would like another child to join us, a separate registration and kit is required (there are carefully measured amounts for one student in each kit).
- Any cancellation of a program by us due to low registration or circumstances outside of our control will include a full refund.
- Due to current circumstances and considering the preparations (supply purchasing, prep, and packing) as well as the pressures of COVID on small business, there will be no refunds issued for participant cancellations for our camp programs. Thank you for understanding.
- Our virtual camp will be held via online platforms and will require access to a device (preferably a computer). Joining us for online programming is at your own risk. Though we offer suggested online learning safety tips, carefully moderate, and do all we can to provide a safe learning environment, certain circumstances while working online are out of our control. Students should be prepared to be on camera with others and will be removed for inappropriate behaviour.
- Some materials in your kit should be used with care and caution. Please review material safety sheets provided in your kit carefully and be sure your child is not eating at the art table. Adults supervising their children working online should review their kit and be aware of any safety concerns. By registering for our program, you understand and agree that instructors are not responsible for any misuse or any injury/accident that may occur with materials.
- By registering for this program you agree to the collection of your information for purposes of running the programs, and that we may reach out to you in the future with other programs we think you may be interested in. Your personal information will not be given to anyone else outside of the program.
- By registering for this program, you agree that photos of students and/or their artwork may be collected and used for promotional materials related to future programs.
- Please contact us with any questions you have - firstname.lastname@example.org / 905-409-6367