Elm Street Studio
Nurturing your creative endeavors
139 S. Elm St.    Keller, TX 76248    214.478.8372

Learning Experiences

Summer Art Camps - 2014
This summer Mr. Billy will be teaching all kinds of drawing camps! Camps will meet Monday through Thursday throughout June and July in either the mornings or afternoons. Students will make several drawings and other projects throughout the week using markers, colored pencils, graphite pencils, and oil pastels. All drawing materials are provided. Register below to secure a spot!

JUNE:

Dinosaurs and Dragons Drawing Camp
  • June 9-12 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100
Camp Description: For the ferocious imaginations! Kids will make several drawings bringing prehistoric beasts like the T-rex and stegosaurus to life. We will also design and create many types of dragons and even try a little bit of origami. A fun mix of science, imagination, and art!
Horses Drawing Camp
  • June 16-19 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100
Camp Description: For the horse lovers! Kids will make several drawings to explore different techniques of drawing horses, from realistic breeds, horses in motion, and fantasy! We'll even try a little bit of origami.
Cartooning Camp - FULL
  • June 16-19 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 7 and up
  • $140
Camp Description: A week long drawing course exploring the whimsical world of cartoon drawing. Students will learn techniques to draw several well known cartoon characters, super heroes, and video game characters, and even create their own. Subjects will include characters from Frozen, Sponge Bob, Phineas and Ferb and more!
Star Wars Drawing Camp
  • June 23-26 | 1-4 PM - FULL, See July for newly added Star Wars Camp
  • Ages 5-12
  • $140
Camp Description: A week of drawing for all the Star Wars fans! Kids will make drawings of many characters from the Star Wars universe, including favorites like Yoda or Darth Vader. We will learn to render special effects like glowing light sabers, explosions, and metallic surfaces while using a variety of drawing materials.
JULY:

Texas Ranch Drawing Camp
  • June 30 - July 3 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 4-8
  • $100
Camp Description: A drawing camp geared to the younger developing artist. Kids will make drawings to explore the many things you might come across on a Texas ranch like blue bonnets, cactus, jackrabbits, longhorns, local birds, or cowboy boots. A fun opportunity for a young child to explore their drawing abilities with familiar and fun subject matter!
Big Cats Drawing Camp
  • June 30 - July 3 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $140
Camp Description: For all the lovers of big cats! Kids will make drawings to draw animals like lions, tigers, panthers, and more! Special attention will be given to creating realistic fur patterns, and positioning animals in unique realistic poses.
Digital Arts Drawing Camp
  • July 7-10 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 10 and up
  • $140
Camp Description: An introductory course exploring the cutting edge universe of digital arts and animation geared toward older kids and teens. We will use freely available open source software, including programs like Gimp, and Blender. Students will learn to digital paint, make pixel art, animation techniques, and 3-D modeling/rendering through various small projects.
Special requirement: Laptop computers must be brought by the students (and don't forget the power cord just in case). PC or Mac does not matter. Basic computer experience is highly recommended. If students own a mouse or drawing tablet those tools help digital artists immensely. It is not unusual for students to borrow mom or dad's computer for the class.
Ancient Worlds Drawing Camp
  • July 14-17 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 7 and up
  • $140
Camp Description: A camp to explore the culture and peoples of the ancient world through an artistic vision. Lessons will look at the people, architecture, and monuments of those who laid the foundations of human civilization, from the ancient Egyptians, to the Romans, the Greeks, the Aztecs, and the Chinese. Students will make drawings rendering things like King Tutankhamun's sarcophagus or the Great Wall of China. An exciting blend of history and art!
Graphite Pencil Drawing Camp
  • July 21 to 24 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 7 and up
  • $140
Camp Description: For the serious artist interested in rendering art with pencil. Students will explore a variety of subjects including animals, people to learn how to use many grades of pencils to render realistic shadows, lighting, and textures.
Star Wars Drawing Camp
  • July 21 to 24 | 9-12
  • Ages 5-12
  • $140
Camp Description: A week of drawing for all the Star Wars fans! Kids will make drawings of many characters from the Star Wars universe, including favorites like Yoda or Darth Vader. We will learn to render special effects like glowing light sabers, explosions, and metallic surfaces while using a variety of drawing materials.

Oceans Drawing Camp
  • July 28 to 31 | 10-12 AM
  • Ages 4-8
  • $100
Camp Description: Kids will make several drawings exploring the strange and mysterious world above and below the Earth's Oceans. Subjects include a variety of sea animals, fantasy creatures like mermaids or sea dragons, sea vessels, and other fun projects!
African Safari Drawing Camp
  • July 28 to 31 | 1-4 PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $140
Camp Description: Students will draw the magnificent animal species and people of the continent of Africa! We will explore the deserts, rainforests, and the landscapes of the Great Rift Valley. We will draw animals like lions, giraffes, gorillas, the Ashanti people of Ghana, and much more!
Classes - Summer 2014 
MONDAYS: 

Basic Drawing - with Mr. Billy
  • Mondays, 5:00 to 6:00 pm, 8 week session - June 9 to July 28
  • Ages 5 to 7
  • $110 supplies included. Fee prorated by $12/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A drawing class for younger artists learning to draw realistically using markers, colored pencils, oil pastels, and graphite techniques. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.
TUESDAYS:

Drawing Fundamentals
 - with Mr. Billy
  • Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7 pm, 8 week session - June 10 to July 29
  • Ages 8 to 12 
  • $140 supplies included. Fee prorated by $15/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A drawing class exploring various artistic techniques like light logic, color theory, realistic drawing, human proportion, and perspective. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.

THURSDAYS:

Teen/Adult Drawing - with Mr. Billy
  • Thursdays, 6 to 8pm, 8 week session - June 12 to July 31
  • Ages 12 and up
  • $170 no supplies required. Fee prorated by $18/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A realistic drawing course for teens and adults of any skill level. We will use marker and color pencil techniques, explore graphite and pen drawing, and explore a variety of subjects each week. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.
Class and Camp Registration Form

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