Trout Museum of Art

Intro to Drawing: Portraits | Age 14-18

In this Summer Camp students learn how modifying facial landmarks can animate their portraits, how to pursue blended expressions, as well as the nature of interrelated planes of the head and their impact on the details. Students also gain a greater sense of the context for expressions by practicing refinement, creating a strong foundation that develops a proficient base of [...]

By |2024-04-02T11:31:44-05:00April 2nd, 2024|

Intro to Screen Printing | Age 14-18

Screen printing has been used for over 100 years in both the commercial industry for printing images and designs onto clothing and in the artistic sector to bring creative designs to life. Essentially the process of transferring a design on to a plain piece of fabric or paper with screens and ink, we’ll learn the process, techniques, and bring our [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:28:36-06:00February 20th, 2024|

Wheel Throwing & Underglazes | Age 14-18

This teen pottery Summer Camp will provide an introduction to creating works on the potter's wheel.  Students will learn to make functional forms to use every day as well as artistic pieces that will be thrown and then altered. Glazing techniques and surface design will also be covered.  No experience with clay is necessary, so just bring your imagination! WHAT [...]

By |2024-02-14T14:05:42-06:00February 14th, 2024|

En Plein Aire | Age 14-18

Painting en plein air is the act of painting outdoors. By feeling the weather, seeing the changing light, and experiencing the environment firsthand, creating outdoors gives an artist an entirely different sense of the landscape they are painting from than if they are in the studio. During this summer camp, we will look at examples of famous works created by artists painting outdoors from the [...]

By |2024-02-14T13:57:40-06:00February 14th, 2024|

Spray Camp | Age 14-18

In Spray Camp artist Neo Medina will teach students about mural making and public art. Students will learn a variety of applications of exterior latex paint as well as spray paint. By the end of the week, students will get to put their skills to use in creating the 3rd annual spray camp mural in downtown Appleton. All supplies included. [...]

By |2024-02-06T15:53:21-06:00February 6th, 2024|

Intro to Watercolor | Age 14-18

In this Summer Camp, you will learn basic techniques in watercolor using a variety of setups for still life and landscape. We will focus on building skills in developing concept and composition, working from light to dark in layers, exploring tone and color, and varying soft and hard edges to achieve depth. This camp is for all skill levels, come [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:43:02-06:00February 6th, 2024|
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