online & in-studio art camp for kids 12-16 years old

Mountain View:  July 5-8, 2022 (full) 
2105 Old Middlefield Way #D, Mountain View CA 94043 map
July 5-8, 2022 (4 days)
San Francisco: June 27 - July 1, 2022 (full)

1603 Irving Street, San Francisco CA 94122  map
San Jose:  June 13-17, 2022 (full)
700 S Winchester Blvd #15, San Jose CA 95128 map

Half day: 
12:30-3:30pm PST

in-person 5 days
in-person 4 days 


Full day: 
9am-3:30pm PST

in-person 5 days
in-person 4 days


The in-studio camps have been changed in compliance with the latest Health Orders of the City of San Francisco and Santa Clara County.

- Sitting in the studio is rearranged to assure 3 feet distance between the students.

- Studio is cleaned throughout regularly, with daily disinfection of active use areas (tables, doorknobs, sinks, etc) and shared art materials (if possible). Some art materials are provided for individual use (pencil/eraser/clipboards).

- Air purifier with filters is used in the studio during the camp.

- No students with cold-like symptoms are allowed to participate. Please stay home if feeling sick.

- Students will not be allowed to go out of the studio to buy lunch. Please bring a snack and lunch with you.

- Parents drop off and pick up students outside of the studio.

The online version of this camp will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and

This camp is dedicated to everything you need to know about drawing: sketching, shading, perspective, anatomy of humans and animals. It's a great intro to drawing for the beginner teens. Learn to draw everything you wish freely from your imagination!


9:00am-12:00pm.Sketching & shading. Study of small objects. Pencil.

12:30pm-3:30pm. Small still life. Charcoal.


Day 2

Perspective and architecture. Study of a cityscape. Sharpies and pens.

12:30pm-3:30pm. Textured landscape drawing. Pencil/pen.


Day 3

9:00am-12:00pm. Human and animal anatomy overview. Short sketches. Soft pencil.

12:30pm-3:30pm. Study of a human head. Pencil on cardboard.


Day 4

9:00am-12:00pm. White charcoal on black paper. 

12:30pm-3:30pm. Black and white watercolor portrait.

Day 5

9:00am-12:00pm. Final project of a choice, material of a choice.

12:30pm-3:30pm. Final project of a choice, material of a choice.

Sample lecture:

Refund Policy:

We are not offering refunds for new purchases. However, full credit towards future bookings or transfer to another camp/class will be offered for any cancellations made up to 24 hrs before the camp or class start. 

If camp or class is cancelled due to gathering restrictions or shelter in place order placed by state or county authorities, similar online camp/class will be held instead. Students can cancel their registration if online learning does not work for them, with the full credit towards future in person camp/class.

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