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    Do you have a budding Picasso on your hands? Hone your kids' talent with art camp this summer! The Mellwood Art Center is offering a summer camp from July 26th through August 6th for rising third through tenth graders. 

    The camp is split into two different classes that are based on age. The first class is called  "Drawing Life" and is intended f

    or rising  7th, 8th, 9th, 10th graders. It will take place on 

    Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4-7:00pm. The p

    rice: $120/week plus the cost of materials. 

    In this two-week drawing course, students will be 

    introduced to realism, while exploring their own style and artistic 

    license. Through various drawing exercises, they will learn to draw 

    from first-hand observation, not photos, using charcoal and soft 



    The second course is called "Bringing Art into Your Life" and is f

    or rising 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. It will run on 

    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 10am-1pm. The p

    rice for this class is $125/week.

    In this two-week course, students will do the so-called 

    “crafty” art, re-painting old furniture, decorating garden pots and 

    tie-dyeing clothes. Students

     will learn to see what kinds of creative treasures they can make 

    from the forgotten stuff in their basements.


    For more information about the camp or to register, please contact the camp Art Instructor, Maria Kupper at (502) 523-4427 or e-mail her at

    Photo: flickr: michale 

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