Ever dreamed of being an artist? We can help! Not only do we know a lot of artists, but we know what it takes to be one. Learn what art schools and galleries are looking for in a portfolio and work on projects guaranteed to stand out!
Learn the ins and outs of animation in this dynamic ArtBreak Camp. Meet with guest artists and professional illustrators to create a series of animated projects that explore art in motion. Start with animation basics including setting, character and story development. Explore the gallery to gather ideas and then work in 2-D and 3-D using a variety of techniques, both traditional and digital, to bring your animations to life.
What is Art? If you replied visual art, dance, theatre and music, this camp is for you! In this energetic ArtBreak camp, explore the connections between the arts as you crisscross creative boundaries. Work collaboratively with AGA educators and guest artists to create new experimental artworks. Use a variety of materials and techniques including painting, drawing, dance interpretations, music-making projects and more! Tour some of Edmonton’s other art centres for additional inspiration.
Experiment with mixed media and turn an ordinary book into a work of art. Visit the gallery for inspiration and document what you see, record the world around you or capture your thoughts on a page. Play with image and text, story development and various artistic techniques to share your stories.
Investigate dramatic lighting, interesting compositions, and fun digital photography techniques with this camp. Examine how artists incorporate photographs and other art media to create unique works of art. Paint on photos, add text, explore collage and draw inspiration from current exhibitions. Push boundaries as you take your knowledge of photography to the next level! This ArtBreak Camp includes outdoor community walks and a visit to the Muttart Conservatory for photography assignments.
Join us in our own makerlab to experiment with art materials, investigate art technologies and solve art & design challenges.
Over the course of the week, explore current exhibitions to discover how artists use a wide range of technology in innovative ways. In the studio, projects include colour experiments, bio-art investigations, robotic drawing, video documentations and creations, and more!
Work both in the studio and on site at the Edmonton Valley Zoo to discover the art of animals. Work in 2-D and 3-D to learn drawing, painting and sculpting techniques while learning more about the animal world. This ArtBreak camp includes two days of art-making, explorations and games at the Edmonton Valley Zoo.