Art Camps

Art camp is all about giving you a structure to your education. These are the exact exercises you can use to improve your skills as an artist, no matter where you're at right now. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, these courses will push you to the next level.

We offer half-day and full-day camps to K-12 students. Each week, we focus on different topics at camp. Students will be divided into different groups based on their levels.

Art Camps for Children (K-6)

Art camp for teens (6-12)

American Academy of Fine Arts – 13635 NE 8th St, Bellevue 98005

Summer Art Camp | Jun 19 -Aug 30, 2024

School hours: half day morning 9:30 am- 12 pm, afternoon 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm. Full day 9:30 am- 3:30 pm

Tuition and promotions

Early bird: Valid Now through Feb 29, with no registration fee of $30, Plus 5% off siblings for the same camp. Enroll with your friend for the same camp, enjoy 5% off!

Youth Camp (K-6 Grade)

Fee: half day $249 (5 days), $ 209 (4 days), $159 (3 days), full day $420 (5 days), $360 (4 days), $320 full day (3 days), drop in $60 half day, drop in $110 full day.

Teen Camp (6-12 Grade)

Fee: half day $289 (5 days), $239 (4 days), $189 (3 days), full day $469 (5 days), $ 399 ( 4 days), $ 369 full day (3 days), drop in $65 half day, drop in full day $120.

(All materials are included. Bring your snack, lunch (full day camp), and water; microwave provided)

Early care starts from 9 am to 9:30 am and charges $10.  The aftercare starts at 3:30 pm till 5:30 pm and charges $20/hour. The extra care needed should be informed in advance, and the fees will be collected on the morning of the day.

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American Academy of Fine Arts Art Camps

Watercolor Painting: From Start to Finish

This class introduces classic watercolor techniques and builds slowly from the simple to the more complex. Topics include using value, control of the medium, color mixing, and composition. Demonstrations are part of the class, but painting from still life and photographs is emphasized. Experienced students will focus on assignments to improve color handling, composition, and specific painting challenges.

Clay Figurine

The course will take you through the entire process of sculpting a figurine to a very high finish, emphasizing getting the anatomical structure correct at the beginning. This is key to achieving a likeness. We will show you how to train your eye to see objectively so you can learn to trust your judgment.

Exploring Drawing Different Animals

Did your kiddos like animals? In this class, we'll take them on an exciting journey to discover a variety of wild and sea creatures. Through step-by-step guidance, they'll create artwork using materials like pencils and colored pencils.

"Exploring Different Animals" is designed to nurture your child's creativity while fostering an appreciation for the animal kingdom. Join us for a fun and educational experience where imagination meets the natural world. Watch their love for animals come to life on paper!

Crafting and Painting

Students will use a variety of media, such as colored pencils, pastels, charcoal, watercolor, woodware, and acrylic, to create pieces of art. The course will involve three-dimensional painting, painting in different media, cartoon painting, and many other art forms, and will cover composition, value, color, materials, and techniques. Students paint from still life or other reference materials. 

Anime Drawing & Design

In this art class, Students will learn to draw from various outstanding works of different styles and create character designs. How to use professional measurement methods and planning to learn the essential bone and muscle structure to perfect our Anime drawing. The course will take a relaxed approach to drawing Anime characters!

Cartooning and drawing for kids

Cartooning, drawing, for kids! Drawing and cartooning skills unleash a child's creativity by creating zany characters to drop into a story or make a statement. Fledgling cartoonists will learn the basics of expression drawing, line quality, constructing from the imagination, and exaggerating from life while exploring moods and animating actions. Media includes pencil, markers, charcoal, ink, and watercolor.

Modern Acrylic painting

Kids will practice different styles, surfaces, and techniques in this fun class. They will use brushes, briers, mark-making, monoprints, and acrylics on canvas. Explore modern and traditional approaches in the context of a variety of subjects. Children will receive personalized instruction and encouraging support.

Basic skills started withdrawing

What will your kids discover when they explore drawing? With this class, your kiddos can take their curiosity and creativity even further, exploring how to draw with step-by-step drawing for kids and sketching tutorials. Whether you’re looking for easy drawing ideas for kids or want to help your little ones learn to draw their favorite animals and characters, we will help them reach their goals.   As your youngsters learn to draw, they’ll find opportunities to stretch their creativity with various tools like pencils, chalk, and ink.

Illustration design

"Join our Kids' Illustration Design Course, a playground of colors and creativity! Perfect for young minds, this course is a delightful journey through the world of art. Kids will learn to sketch their favorite animals, design whimsical characters, and tell enchanting stories through drawings. Each project sparks imagination and joy. It's not just about drawing; it's about bringing fantasies to life and expressing unique ideas. Our course makes art accessible and exciting for children, fostering a lifelong love for creativity and expression!"