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Summer Art Campers created clay animals
This post was submitted by Ashley Harris.Inspiration abounded during the de Young’s 2013 Summer Art Camp as young artists created incredible works centered on the themes of animals in art and large-scale sculpture...
de Young Summer Art campers exploring the environs of Golden Gate Park
This blog post was written by Holly Olive Turney The de Young Summer Art Camp continues as our Apprentices, Artisans, and Masters observe, describe, and record their adventures. During the last two weeks,...
Art inspired by the Japanese Tea Garden
This blog post was submitted by Ashley Harris.It’s summertime at the de Young, which means that the museum’s Summer Art Camp is in full swing and the Hamon Education Tower has been filled with talented young artists...
Goodbye summer camp
It’s hard to believe that the last week of the de Young Summer Art Camp is already here. During this final week, the sixth floor studio turned into a zoo as guest blogger Alida Jekabson reports....
In gallery
Guest blogger Kelsey Linton takes us inside the de Young Summer Art Camp where we catch up with the Apprentices, Artisans, and Muses and Masters as they learn about this week’s theme, "The Power of Painting and...
Inspiration
As guest blogger Kelsey Linton reports, this week at the de Young Summer Art camp, the goal was to encourage our campers to examine the sources of their creativity with the theme "Influences and Inspirations"....
Tracing
“Making art is a building process. You have to set a foundation and then everything else grows steadily from that grounded place.”—Summer Camp Master ArtistAs guest blogger Ashley Harris reports, during week five of the de...
Splatter painting
Week four of the de Young Summer Art Camp featured the theme The Power of Painting . Guest blogger Alida Jekabson visited the studios in the tower to report on the young artists’ emerging...
Group
Guest-blogger Ashley Harris takes us into the world of "Totally Totems," the theme of week three at the de Young Summer Art Camp. Last week, the art studios in the de Young’s tower were bustling with activity that...
Drawing
Week two of the de Young’s Summer Art Camp featured the theme Drawn to Drawing . Guest blogger Kelsey Linton draws us into the exciting world of lines, shapes, and shading as we catch...

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