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Mrs. Torres' Art Camps

Mrs. Torres’ Art Camps

FEATURING LONGER HOURS, A GALLERY SHOW & A MOVIE PREMIERE

STOP MOTION ANIMATION CAMP

Lights, camera, action! Students will collaborate in small teams to create storyboards, develop characters, and design scenery in this exciting, STEAM-infused camp. We will explore stop motion techniques using drawings, cut paper, found objects, and even claymation. Your child will experience the traditional animation process using a Disney-inspired multiplane camera set-up as well as using modern-day animation techniques using iPads and cutting edge apps (both provided) to record and edit their own art film! Their work will then be premiered “red carpet style” at Cedars Art House on Friday of the camp week.

Date: Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Students should bring a sack lunch & snack every day.
Location: Cedars Art House, 1712 Gould St., Dallas TX, 75215
Open to: Boys and girls entering the 3rd – 6th grades in Fall 2019
Class Size: Registration is limited to 15 students
Movie Premiere: Friday, June 21 at 5:30 pm. Parents, family members, and friends are welcome. Punch & light snacks included.
Cost: $350 (includes all art supplies and use of iPads with animation apps)

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WILD ABOUT ANIMALS CAMP
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Any child who loves all things furry, feathered, or fishy will be WILD about this camp! Campers will start the week off with a day of observing and sketching the animals in their natural habitats at the Dallas Zoo. Taking inspiration from their sketches, participants will create multiple animal-themed artworks using various mediums and techniques such as painting, clay, felt applique, paper mache, and collage. Campers’ finished artworks will be featured in a come-and-go gallery show at Cedars Art House on Friday of the camp week.

Date: Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 7, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Students should bring a sack lunch & snack every day.
Zoo Day: On Monday June 3rd only, parents will need to drop off and pick up their children at the Dallas Zoo
Location: Cedars Art House, 1712 Gould St., Dallas TX, 75215
Open to: Boys and girls entering the 1st – 5th grades in Fall 2019
Class Size: Registration is limited to 15 students
Come-and-Go Gallery Show: Friday, June 7 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Parents, family members, and friends are welcome. Punch & light snacks included.
Cost: $350 (includes all art supplies and Dallas Zoo admission)

Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, this event is sold out. Please contact us if you would like to be added to a waiting list.


Jennifer Torres
Jennifer has taught elementary art for over 16 years and currently teaches at University Park Elementary. She has worked in the non-profit arts education sector and directed a local children’s art festival for The Kennedy Center. Accolades include being named Campus Teacher of the Year in 2007 and 2014, and serving as a National Art Education Association Delegate to Cuba. Jennifer holds a BFA from the University of North Texas and an MFA from Texas Woman’s University.


Lisa Ricciadelli
For the past 18 years, Lisa has taught elementary art in Coppell ISD. She has also served as a long-term District Elementary Art Team Leader and as a Board Member for the Partnership for Arts, Culture, & Education. Lisa was honored as Campus Teacher of the Year In 2008 and named a ‘Teacher Ambassador’ through the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from UNT in 1999.