JC Visual Arts School


Introduction to Chinese painting (Gr 4-12, material included):

In class, students will learn to handle Asian brushes with ink and color, execute brush strokes correctly and artistically, and control the ink flow and load the brush correctly with five shades of inks. Also, students will learn the method of painting landscape, flower and bird with Asian brush.

Summer camp program, 2019

  • Session 1(open):
  • Session 2(open):
  • Session 3(open): 
  • Session 4(open):

$25 registration fee if registering after April 5th. The camp you can choose: full-day, half-day, one week, two weeks, three weeks, or four weeks.

Full-day camp (material included)

  • Drop off: 8:30am, pick up: 5:30pm
  • Lunch: 12:00noon - 1:00pm. Bring your own lunch daily (Snack will be provided)
  • Free before & after child care:  8:30am - 9:00am, 4:00pm - 5:30pm.

Half-day camp  (material included)

Students can choose morning (9-12pm) OR afternoon camp OR to combine morning/afternoon into a full-day camp. There is no before and after care for half-day camp.


Clay Modeling (Gr 1-8, material included):
Students will make three dimensional clay models of their favorite movie characters, flowers, animals, small decorative objects using air dry clay.

Students will also use a digital modeling iPad application to create their own digital figure.

Illustration(Gr 1-12, material included):

Illustration is a unique art form that is defined not by its context. Illustration brings life to concepts through image making. This class will introduce the storytelling through art. Students will create a storybook.

Drawing & painting (Grade 1-12, material included):

Students will learn basic foundational skills.  The class will focus on nurturing creativity while developing motor coordination and visual perception. They will enhance and refine basic drawing and painting techniques involving color, perspective, and shading. Materials may include: pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, watercolor pencil, acrylic, mixed medium, etc.

Introduction to architectural design (Gr 4-12, material included):

Take some time this summer to develop your architectural design drawing skills! With a focus on perspective and free-hand drawing techniques,participants will look different spaces throughout buildings and the city to practice observational drawing. Students will learn about methods for shading and rendering building materials.