***Session 4PM, Session 5 AM and PM, Session 6 AM, Session 9 AM and PM are Sold Out

Camp Descriptions


Explore clay through a variety of hand-building methods including: pinch, slab, and coil. Learn additive and subtractive sculptural techniques and practice decorative techniques such as incising. Projects will be glazed on the final day of camp, and then fired in our ceramic kiln. Projects will be ready for pick up approximately 2 weeks after camp

Drawing & Collage

Create beautiful drawings and collages using a wide variety of art media. We will be working in: oil crayon, colored pencil, soft pastel, marker, pen, and pencil. Participants will create hand-made papers using acrylic paint, watercolors and other materials for collaging as well as working with construction papers and pre-printed papers.


Experiment with acrylic paints and watercolors and painting techniques. Paintings will be done on canvas, illustration board and paper. Color theory will be discussed. A variety of subjects and genres will be explored including: still-life, portraiture, landscape, animals and non-objective work.

Printmaking and 3D Art

Participants will be working with the process of paper-mâché, paper sculpture, wire sculpture and found object work as well as relief printing, mono-printing, stenciling and stamping. This is a great camp for participants who want to work in both 2D and 3D formats.


Select the session and time you would like to register for and click the yellow register button. If registering multiple students please be sure to list all their names and provide a parent contact number for emergencies (if they are not siblings). If you would like to take advantage of the "Double the Fun" deal please use the registration form on the right side of the page - when you choose a quantity of "1" you are actually reserving and purchasing 2 spots. Please email or call the studio at or 319-343-7240 if you have questions.

2019 Big Picture Summer Camps
Double the Fun - 2019 Big Picture Summer Camps

Cancelation Policy:

If you need to cancel your camp registration and do so two or more weeks from the start date of your camp you will be refunded half the registration fee. No refunds will be provided for cancelations with less than two weeks notice.

If cancelation is due to a serious medical issue a refund will be provided, however a medical note from a physician will be required.