Ages 6-10 yrs

$250 half day (9am-12pm or 12:30 pm-3:30pm)

$480 full day (9am-3:30pm)

 

Explore the amazing beauty of nature and master various art media during our Botanic Explorations Art camp! We will spend plenty of time outdoors and combine botanical studies with art. Students will learn about various flowers and plants, sketch and paint them in watercolor, acrylics, and pastels and even sculpt a medallion with the most favorite one. 

 

On the final day of the camp, they will bring home an album full of botanical sketches and notes.


Bring your own lunch and snacks.
High-quality art materials provided.

 

BOTANICAL EXPLORATIONS (MV, 6-10 yrs)

$250.00Price
Please select time:
  • Dates: June 17-21, 2019

    Location: Heritage Park, Mountain View (Rengstorff avenue at Old Middlefield Way)

  • Day 1. Biennials. Learn about growing cycles, find out what well-known vegetables look like during their second year of life! Find and paint your favorite vegetables in the garden. Materials: gouache on paper. Bonus: painting a seed box.


    Day 2. Bulbs. Bright colors, energetic lines! These easy-to-grow plants pair well with colorful oil pastels that we are going to try on this day. Bonus: sculpting a flower pendant.


    Day 3. Perennials. Enjoy gorgeous roses, peonies, phloxes, and learn to represent their complicated structure on paper! Bonus: making a 3D paper rose.


    Day 4. Deciduous & Evergreens. Learning to draw various trees. Collecting and painting leaves. Materials: Watercolor pencils and watercolor. Bonus: making a herbarium.


    Day 5. Plant inhabitants: caterpillars, butterflies, bugs, ants, and other awesome insects! Sketch live-sized insects and paint them on a favorite flower or plant! Material of a choice. Bonus: Putting together all sketches and notes and making a botanical album.

Our calendar for the 2019-2020 school year:

 

First day of trial (demo) classes: Monday, August 19, 2019

First day of fall classes: Tuesday, September 3d, 2019

Thanksgiving break: Monday, November 28th, 2019 - Sunday, December 1st, 2019 - Thanksgiving break (no classes)

New Year break: Monday, December 23th, 2019 - Sunday, January 5th, 2020 - winter art camps, no classes

Spring break SF: Monday, March 30, 2020- Friday, April 3, 2020 - spring art camp in San Francisco

Winter Break MV: Monday,  February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 21, 202 - winter art camp in Mountain View

Spring break MV: Monday,  April 6, 2020 - Friday, April 10, 2010 - spring art camp in Mountain View

Winter Break SJ: Monday,  February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 21, 202 - winter art camp in San Jose

Spring break SJ: Monday, April 13, 2020 - April 17, 2020 - spring art camp in San Jose

Summer break: Monday, June 8, 2020 - Sunday, August 9th, 2020- summer art camps, limited classes

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