Art Summer Camps 2021- Art Lessons Available!

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This high-quality fine art program offers art instruction that goes far beyond cut and paste, and arts & crafts. It offers art students basic understanding of how to draw and paint and teaches them how to see in a new way.

Learn skills and techniques and also learn to break the rules about drawing and painting and create your style. 

Let's have fun this summer! Each week we will focus on different mediums and grow together as artists. Each student works at their pace, so there is no pressure to slow down or speed up for the group. They could work on a different piece every day or one masterpiece all week. The program allows the student to explore his or her creativity while learning techniques for different mediums. 

For more information about the art summer camps email:

info@vanessamontenegro.com

YES, WE WILL HAVE SUMMER CAMPS 2021

Summer camps will be in person or online! Your choice.

Due to COVID 19, there have been some changes to the summer camp times and the group sizes. Also, we will be following the CDC guidelines. We will be asking students to keep their social distance as well as the use of masks or shields or scarfs to cover their faces, as well as to use gloves. My sincere apologies for all these changes, but this is our new reality. 

I AM OFFERING ONLINE AND IN PERSON CLASSES SIMULTNEOUSLY.

2021 Summer Art Camps Calendar for Kids and Teens

(ages 8 to 15 ):

Summer Art Camps Week 1: Drawing 101
Week 1     May 31 - Jun 4th
Morning Sessions 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
During this session, we will focus on drawing techniques. Explore the principles of drawing using pencil and charcoal. Learn to draw lines, shapes, light/shadows, perspective, black and white and color. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends.

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Summer Art Camps Week 1: Drawing with Charcoal
Week 1     May 31 - Jun 4th
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) We will learn techniques to draw with charcoal. Examples would include sketching a bowl of fruit (still life) or drawing a landscape. We will dra from either a photographs or other drawings.

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Summer Art Camps Week 2: Acrylic Painting 101
Week 2      Jun 7th - Jun 11th
Morning Sessions 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) During this session, we will focus on painting techniques. Explore the principles of painting. Learn about materials, color theory and techniques. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends. Every year we create new art!

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Summer Art Camps Week 2: Manga/illustration
Week 2      Jun 7th - Jun 11th
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
Learn to create fun Manga/illustrations. Learn how to draw your favorite characters and how to draw your illustrations. Then learn how to color them with markers or color pencils. Develop skills that translate to any realistic drawing: light and shadow, line and tone, perspective and foreshortening, hands, faces, and body action, yet they can learn while drawing the content they want... Manga or illustration! Vanessa is a Copic Certified. So if you want to bring your Copic to class and learn how to use them and learn different techniques, this will be the summer camp to join.

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Summer Art Camps Week 3: Drawing Characters, Superheros & Heroines
Week 3     June 14 - June 18
Morning Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) During this session, we will learn how to draw Drawing Characters, Superheroes & Heroines. We will learn how to draw the figure, the head, the hands, the feet, the eyes, mouth, and nose. We will learn about human proportions and character shapes. We will learn fun, and fast techniques. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends.

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Summer Art Camps Week 3: Step for Digital Painting
Week 3     June 14 - June 18
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm
Five days, Ages 8 and up (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
If you have always wanted to learn how to create your artwork on the iPad, this is the class for you. I will show you techniques to draw and sketch faster on the iPad and then color them. Using special software, kids will learn the basics of digital paiting. Let’s create bright, colorful drawings on the iPad. We will create artwork of our favorite subjects nature, animals, people or illustrations.

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Summer Art Camps Week 4: Drawing and Coloring Animals
Week 4     June 21 - June 25
Morning Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
Explore the principles of drawing by learning how to draw your favorite animals. Learn about materials for lines, shapes, light/shadows, perspective, black and white, drawing fundamentals, line volume, positive and negative space, values and composition, using a pencil. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends. Every year we create new art!

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Summer Art Camps Week 4: Watercolor, Markers, and Ink Techniques
Week 4     June 21 - June 25
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
Let's create bright, colorful watercolor paintings and learn about marker techniques. Learn how to use them, mix them, create different effects and clean them. We will create artwork of our favorite subjects nature, animals, people, manga, illustrations or intuition painting. This will be a super fun technique.

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Summer Art Camps Week 5: Drawing 101
Week 5     June 28 - July 2
Morning Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) During this session, we will focus on drawing techniques. Explore the principles of drawing using pencil and charcoal. Learn to draw lines, shapes, light/shadows, perspective, black and white and color. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends. Every year and every week we create new art!

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Summer Art Camps Week 5: Watercolor Animals and Landscape!
Week 5     June 28 - July 2
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
Let's create bright, colorful watercolor paintings of animals and landscapes. Learn how to use them, mix colors, create different effects and clean them. We will create artwork of our favorite subjects animals and landscapes. This will be a super fun technique.

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Summer Art Camps Week 6: Exploring Color Pencils
Week 6       July 12 - July 16
Morning Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
We will learn different colorspencils techniques and how to apply them to diffent surfaces. We will paint animals, landscapes, and still lifes. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends.

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Summer Art Camps Week 6: Portrait Collages
Week 6       July 12 - July 16
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) During this session, we will focus on creating beautiful portrait collages. Using paint, paper glue and other materials, we will transform our white surfaces in beautiful art pieces. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends.

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Summer Art Camps Week 7: Oil Pastels
Week 7     July 19 - July 23
Morning Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) We will learn how to work with oil pastels. We will draw animals, landscapes, and still lifes. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends.

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Summer Art Camps Week7: Painting Animals
Week 7     July 19 - July 23
Morning Sessions 2: 11:00am -12:30pm
Five days, Ages 8 and up (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.) In this class, we will focus on painting some of our favorite animals (dog, chicken, cat, and horse). We will learn about selecting the correct colors, strokes and light sources. Classes will help students create a student portfolio to share with family and friends.

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Summer Art Camps Week 8: Manga/illustration
Week 8 July 26 - July 30th
Morning Session 1: 9:00am - 10:30am.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
Learn to create fun Manga/illustrations. Learn how to draw your favorite characters and how to draw your illustrations. Then learn how to color them with markers or color pencils. Develop skills that translate to any realistic drawing: light and shadow, line and tone, perspective and foreshortening, hands, faces, and body action, yet they can learn while drawing the content they want... Manga or illustration! Vanessa is a Copic Certified. So if you want to bring your Copic to class and learn how to use them and learn different techniques, this will be the summer camp to join.

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Summer Art Camps Week 8: Wearable Art
Week 8 July 26 - July 30th
Morning Session 2: 11:00am -12:30pm.
Five days, (In person, class sizes are limited to 6 students per class. Online class available for students that can not attend in person.)
In this class we will paint and design our own wearble art. We paint shirt, bags and more. On Friday kids will be wearing their fashion designs as they walk back to their cars. I think this is going to be the coolest camps of all. For this camp all wearbles will be included. Online students need to register for this class at least 6 days in advance for me to ship the wearbles.

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Registration: Due to the popularity of the Summer Art Camp programs, all classes require advance registration and payment. Class sizes are limited to 6 in person students per class and 5 online students. All summer camps take place at my art studio. Students must arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before class and must leave no later than 5 minutes after the class is done. For in person classes, materials are included. All materials provided at the studio stay at the studio. If the student wants to bring their materials so they can work at the studio and home, they are welcome to do so. Students can take their artwork home once it is completed or they can hang it on our student wall of frame. Online students must provide thier own materails except fro the wearble art class where I will ship the werables. I will provide them with a suggested list of materails.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
14 days + before first day of camp = 100% refund. 8-13 days before the first day of camp 50% refund. 7 days or less before the first day of camp = no refund. No credits or make-up days given for missed days. No refunds will be given on or after the class date. If you don’t show up for class, no refund will be given. We reserve the right to combine or cancel classes/ camps that have not met the minimum enrollment. If classes are canceled by Vanessa’s Art Studio, payment will be fully refund. 

For more information about the art summer camps email:

info@vanessamontenegro.com

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What are students saying?

Dear Ms. Vanessa,

MeiMei showed us the engrave lion she drew at your studio. It is very impressive and we are all amazed by the detail. I posted it on my social network site, got ton of praise. MeiMei is very happy with it and feel encouraged.

I would like to share this with you and THANK you for all you have done to her art learning experience. You open a door to her imagination.

Thanks and have a great day !
Pei
Tampa FL

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"I have been taking art classes every week with Vanessa; as a result, I have developed my creative skills and foundational principles of drawing and painting. Vanessa’s teaching techniques allowed me to create and learn in a fun and engaging environment that promote creativity, and encourages growing independence.

One of the Vanessa’s greatest strengths as an art teacher is meeting my unique needs by developing a personal understanding of my skills and abilities and tailoring lesson plans to accommodate my interests. She also offers one on one support to ensure that I am able to grasp the learning materials and enhance my personal skills."

Claudia G., Tampa FL

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"Drawing is something completely outside my comfort zone and to challenge myself, I decided to take drawing classes with Vanessa. Over 8 or 10 weeks, Vanessa has taught me to draw. Quite amazing really, I did not anticipate she would actually be able to teach me to draw. Vanessa is vivacious, has wonderful ideas to teach you drawing, but be forewarned, she is a task mistress. You won't get off not doing work during the class. On the other hand, you are going to come away, having learn to handle a pencil and produce drawings."

Mohan., Tampa FL

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"Dear Vanessa:

I can't express all that you mean to me. You have helped me to find another facet of myself, give me guidelines toward my future and ability to be an artist. When I just first came to you, I was looking for a distraction from my problems and you took me way beyond that. A dream of becoming an artists has come true! Your advice, knowledge and caring mindset are things I have come to appreciate and truly care about. Thank you for opening your home to me. Your home with the light sent of incense has come to be my calming place. A million times. Thank you."

Virginia, Tampa FL

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linitaVanessa Montenegro is an outstanding teacher she has exceeded all my expectations. She gives "hands-on" help when needed. Her instructions are clear and easy to understand. I have surprised myself by creating beautiful drawings while under her direction. To sit down in front of a blank piece of paper or canvas and have the images come to life is amazing to me. I can hear Vanessa reminding me to overcome the flatness of the image so that it will "POP", and after following her direction as promised the image comes to life. She makes it so easy, and the end result is a small master piece. Vanessa is supportive and encouraging, she never has a negative comment for mistakes I make; but instead shows me how to turn the mistake into something of beauty.

Vanessa thank you for being my Teacher my Mentor my Friend.

Linita Calvacca, Tampa, FL
http://linita.fineartstudioonline.com/

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Rena's artworkTaking lessons from Vanessa is one of best decisions I could have made for my painting. Not only is she an accomplished artist but a great teacher too. She challenged me and my skills while building my confidence. My lessons were taught based on my personal goals which Vanessa then helped me accomplish. I now sell my art at multiple locations while I continue to pursue a career as an artist.


Rena, San Francisco, CA
http://www.renagrowsart.com/

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