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 art camp for kids 8-14 years old

Half day: 

5 days: 
4 days: $220

Mountain View: 

  • December 19-23

  • December 27-30 (4 days)

2105 Old Middlefield Way #D, Mountain View CA 94043 map
San Jose, San Francisco:  
December 19-23
700 S Winchester Blvd #15, San Jose CA 95128 map

1603 Irving Street, San Francisco CA 94122  map

Full day: 

5 days: $500
4 days: $400

Camp Description: 

Monumental winter landscapes, energetic winter sports, traditional winter celebrations - this camp is all about winter! Students will bring home several winter-related paintings and master oil/acrylic painting skills.

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 starts. 

If camp or class is canceled due to gathering restrictions or shelter in place order placed by state or county authorities, a 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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Day 1:

  • 9am-12pm: Winter landscapes: painting light and shadow on the snow, reflected colors of the sky. Winter trees: painting thick and thin branches and snow on them.

  • 12:30-3:30pm: Decorating a glass candle holder. Stained glass paint.

Day 2:

  • 9am-12pm Animals in Winter: what they do to get through the cold winter months.

  • 12:30-3:30pm Birds: Learning about bird and animal anatomy, and how to make feathers and fur look realistic.

Day 3:

  • 9am-12pm: Remembering some good old winter fairy tales. Drawing and painting favorite book characters on gorgeous backgrounds of snow.

  • 12:30-3:30pm: Making Winter Holidays cards. (pencil, markers, watercolor, ink) 

 Day 4: 

  • 9am-12pm  Sculpting Christmas tree ornaments or figurines. (air dry clay/ polymer clay, cardboard)

  • 12:30-3:30pm: Decorating sculpted ornaments with acrylic paints.

Day 5:

  • 9am-12pm & 12:30-3:30pm: Winter celebrations: Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year, Chinese New Year, Carnivals in Venice and Rio, Mardi Gras.

Full day students paint on bigger canvases, or make pictures of two different winter holidays.

In-studio learning at Art School of SF Bay:

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