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Drawing and Oil Painting
Taught by: Renee Balfour
Time and Day: Daily, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
June 15-19
July 6-10
July 13-17
July 27-31
August 17-21
Location: McGuffey Art Center Studio 24
Age : 6 to 17
Cost: $350 All materials included Registration and payments payable to McGuffey
Art Center
Description: This class will study basic drawing concepts that will be applied
to creating strong compositions in painting. Students will explore the
versatility of oil paint while learning concepts and techniques that they will
be encouraged to incorporate into their own work. Projects will include still
life, landscape, trompe l’oiel and animal paintings.
Contact: Renee Balfour reneebalfour@ymail.com 434-960-5115
Pathfinders Art and Nature Camp
Taught by: Ninni Baeckstrom
Time and Day: Daily, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m
July 6-10 (7-12 years old)
July 13-17 (9-15 year olds)
July 20-24 (7-12 years old)
July 27-31 (9-15 years old)

Location: Studio #22
Age/Level of Students: For children ages 7 – 12 and 9 -15.
Cost and How to Pay: $295/week. $100 deposit with registration. By check only.
Description: This camp is for kids who love art, nature and adventure, run by local artist Ninni Baeckstrom. Children will have daily art lessons at the  McGuffey Art Center working with clay, wax, mosaics and painting as well as a daily field trip for swimming, hiking, and art/nature installations.
Contact information and registration forms: www.ninnibaeckstrom.com or kreativskulptur@hotmail.com
Taught by: Renee Balfour
Time and Day: Daily, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
July 20-24
August 3-7
Location: McGuffey Art Center
Age: 7 to 17
Costs: $350 All Materials included register and make payments to McGuffey
Art Center
Description: Emphasis will be placed on the discovery of sculptural concepts
through the construction of a series of sculpture projects using various
materials including, wood, cardboard, paper mache and mixed media.
Students will explore color application and painting techniques as it relates to
a three dimensional surface while developing a better understanding of tools
and materials.
Contact: Renee Balfour reneebalfour@ymail.com 434-960-5115