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Adventure Through the Realms of Art (Grades 4-6, rising)

Develop your creativity and artistic skills in this camp as we blend literature and the visual arts to create our own unique images and illustrations. Each day we’ll cover a different folktale, and you’ll learn to take pictorial notes as you listen. You’ll then turn those notes into a piece of artwork using various types of media, including pen and ink, paint, clay, and collage. And on the last day, you’ll collect all of your pictorial notes and complete a book design cover. Instructor: Diann Bishop
Course # 19SUKU356
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/3/2019-6/7/2019
9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Painting with Water Media (Grades 8-12, rising)

Learn how to use a variety of traditional and experimental water-based painting techniques in this exciting camp! You’ll develop your skill set and create amazing works of art based around unique concepts or ideas. Instructor: Ethan Pignataro
Course # 19SUKU783
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/3/2019-6/7/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

NEW! Inventive Crafting: Small & Smaller (Grades 6-9, rising)

Making miniatures is a great exercise in invention and creativity, and the end result is often delightful! In this new camp you’ll design and create a miniature scene of your choice, whether it be a fairy garden, a bedroom, a zoo, or whatever you can imagine. In addition to sculpting with polymer clay, we’ll experiment with several new techniques, including carving soap/and or plaster, simple sewing (or gluing), needle-felting, and building with wire, yarn, cardboard, and upcycled materials. We’ll also practice making miniature fake (clay) food and miniature edible food inspired by @tinykitchentm on Instagram.
Instructor: Heather Booth
Course # 19SUKU327
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/10/2019-6/14/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321

UT Drama Camp (Grades 9-12, rising)

Are you ready to take your acting to the next level? In this hands-on camp, perfect for all levels of drama experience, you’ll not only improve your acting skills but also increase your understanding of character development, improvisation techniques, and scene study through interactive exercises, group games, and group discussion. You’ll also have the chance to write your own scripts and create and develop your own characters. So come ready to perform and have some fun! Instructor: Kelly Rainer
Course # 19SUKU334
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321

Tinkering 101: Low Tech/High Tech (Grades 6-9, rising)

Calling all tinkers, inventors, engineers, and artists! Join us for this camp and discover the creative possibilities when you combine imagination, simple materials (low tech), and technology (high tech). We’ll explore how paper and cardboard can be used to make unique objects, such as geometric models, marble rollercoasters, 3D papercraft models, cardboard furniture, hand-cranked paper automata, and more. Then we’ll learn how to add lighting and motion to our creations using LED lights, motors, and batteries. You’ll also be encouraged to come up with your own ideas. This camp is perfect for those interested in tinkering and technology and those interested in art and design. Instructor: Heather Booth
Course # 19SUKU322
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321


Writing Fiction & Poetry (Grades 7-9, rising)

Is storytelling your thing? Do you live to imagine? People probably tell you that you should be a writer. Then put your imagination on paper! In this engaging, dynamic camp you’ll find inspiration in fiction, poetry, oral storytelling, music, and nature. You’ll learn to share your memories, ideas, and vision on paper. Our writing exercises will focus on how to craft believable characters, convey striking images, and share your unique voice. Each session will involve writing samples, free writing time, and peer critique in a supportive environment. Bring a notebook, a pen, and an open mind. Instructor: Lisa Higginbotham
Course # 19SUKU416
Fee: $139

Mon.-Fri., 6/24/2019-6/28/2019
1:15 PM to 4:15 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

The Art of Geometry (Grades 9-12, rising)

In this hands-on camp you’ll learn about two- and three-dimensional geometry as you try a variety of methods for making geometric objects. Projects will include a colorful cut-and-glued icosahedron desk container, decorative origami polyhedra, string art, shrink plastic with geometric designs, mobiles, and fractal sculptures/designs; we may even make a large geometric sculpture as a group. You’ll also receive a T-shirt with an iron-on of your favorite geometric design. Instructor: Heather Booth
Course # 19SUKU325
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/24/2019-6/28/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321


Advanced Drawing (Grades 8-12, rising)

If you love to draw and want to develop your skills, join us and discover fun new ways to create the art you desire! We’ll explore a wide variety of drawing materials, concepts, and techniques, and you’ll learn to draw both realistically and creatively from observation. Instructor: Ethan Pignataro
Course # 19SUKU786
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

NEW! Script Calligraphy (Grades 7-12, rising)

Whether you’re a beginner or you have some experience, join us for this new camp and explore the beautiful art of script calligraphy! You’ll learn the script alphabet, how to hold and use a pointed calligraphy dip-pen, and essential tips for making your calligraphy more successful. Instructor: Sally Smith
Course # 19SUKU275
Fee: $139

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
1:15 PM to 4:15 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! Introduction to Photography (Grades 9-12, rising)

In this new camp you’ll discover how to take well composed and exposed photographs on a digital camera as well as the basics of film processing and printing on traditional 35mm camera equipment. Throughout the week, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to shoot and edit your photographs, and we’ll cover how to upload/build a basic portfolio website to show your work. Instructor: Ethan Pignataro
Course # 19SUKU342
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 7/22/2019-7/26/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 239

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