Art Lessons

17
June
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Big Heads – Session 3

Create a giant wearable sculpture that fits over your head! Wayne White is a fantastic artist, Emmy award winner and creative powerhouse well known for his large wearable cardboard heads. Campers will explore the art of Caricature drawings and create cardboard heads just like Wayne White! We’ll finish the week with a Big Head Parade! ...

17
June
1:00 pm
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Songwriting 101 – Session 5

Ever want to write your own original song? In this camp led by a local singer/songwriter, campers will discover effective melody, rhythm, harmony, and lyrical techniques. After creating with lots of support and feedback, campers will have the opportunity to record a demo of their original song. Instruments are welcome, but not required!  ...

24
June
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Drawing & Painting: Portraiture – Session 6

Before selfies, artists represented people in portraits, capturing historical figures as well as people in everyday life. Come explore Portraiture with us! Campers will look to the great masters known for their portraits and self portraits, and create their own using drawing and painting techniques to take their portraits to the next level! ...

24
June
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Seasons of Dance – Session 7

Skate through a winter wonderland, twirl with the falling autumn leaves, spring into step, and splash into summer! Campers will learn how to create their own dances while exploring the wonders of the seasons. Each day of the week will be centered around a different season. Campers will be taught a variety of different dance forms, learn how to create their own choreography, and expand their imagination with easy and fun visual art projects. ...

1
July
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Modern Masters at Play – Session 8

PLAY keeps us curious, inspired, and pushing the envelope all while having fun! Play helps us develop our unique perspective and individual style as artists. Come play with us! Meet Modern and Postmodern visual artists who incorporate play in their work. ...

8
July
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Swamp Explorers – Session 9

Explore the wonders of our swamps! Campers will be immersed in a unique blend of movement and visual art inspired by this rich ecosystem. Through creative movement and artistic expression, campers will discover the beauty of the swamp environment while fostering a connection with nature. Campers will create 2-D and 3-D work while exploring how the bayous move. ...

8
July
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Sculpture: Steampunk Adventures – Session 10

Board your airships and join us on a Steampunk adventure! The French writer Jules Verne and the Englishman H. G. Wells are two famous writers of science fiction. Steampunk is influenced by elements of the Victorian period as well as the novels of these great writers. Will you travel in the air by building a flying machine, undersea by building submersibles or into space by building a rocketship? This week is part science-fiction, part invention and all sculpture!  ...

15
July
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Pop-Ups & Papercrafts – Session 11

Let’s make drawings really jump off the page! Paper has always played a key role in artistic practices, often the first place an artist makes a mark. This week, campers will look at paper in a new way and explore the potential of paper as a medium itself. From pop-up cards and sculptures to origami, murals and shadow puppets, campers will look to the masters who use paper in unique ways.  ...

15
July
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Sculpture Masters – Session 12

Let’s learn about some of the world’s greatest sculptors! From treasure boxes to food sculptures and architecture, campers will learn how to use both traditional sculpture materials and explore unconventional material that artists can use! ...

22
July
All Day
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

For the Love of Pets: Beginner Drawing & Painting – Session 13

Campers will learn a variety of drawing and painting techniques with pets (real or imaginary) as inspiration! As a beginning artist, in this camp our teaching artists will help campers develop brand new skills! This camp is offered as a full week or half days.  ...

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