Sunday, February 18, 2018


Summer Camps

Click here for Children's Summer Camps


<div><strong>Summer camps for ages 3-6 and 7-12</strong> <strong>are listed below</strong> (please scroll down to see all of the camps). Each week has a new and exciting theme, so select your child's favorites from the offerings.&nbsp;</div>
<div>Also make sure to check the&nbsp;<strong>Teen/Tween Camp Schedule</strong> that is listed on the Teen class tab.</div>
<p><strong>Click <a href="
”>here</a> for the Summer Camp Flyer to see a full overview of the camps offered.&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p>We recommend registering for a full session camp, which will expose your child to a variety of mediums including painting, clay, sculpture, mixed-media, and more! You may also select individual camp dates or purchase a punch card to save money and for flexible scheduling (to purchase a punch card, just select a camp date of your choice and then checkout, and choose punch card as your payment method).</p>
<p><strong>Register for camp sessions and purchase your punch card now for the earlybird discounts below!</strong></p>
<p><strong>Half Day $45, Full Day $79&nbsp;</strong>(no earlybird discounts available for single day registrations)</p>
<p><strong>Week Session, Half Days Earlybird thru 4/15 $179</strong>&nbsp;(Regular $199)</p>
<p><strong>Week Session, Full Days Earlybird thru 4/15 $329</strong>&nbsp;(Regular $349)</p>
<p><strong>Flexible Summer Punch Card Earlybird thru 4/15 $349</strong>&nbsp;(Regular $369) This includes 10 half-days or 5 full-days and can be shared between siblings!</p>
<p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 18px;"><strong>Kids Art Camp Schedule</strong></span></p>
<p>May 30-June 2: Sparkle, Shimmer, &amp; Glitter</p>
<p>June 5-9: Project Runway, Wearable Art (week session enrollment only)&nbsp;</p>
<p>June 12-16: Lovable Pets &amp; Imaginary Pals</p>
<p>June 19-23: Art of Many Cultures &amp; Styles</p>
<p>June 26-30: 4th July Parade Float Extravaganza (week session enrollment only plus camp day on July 4th at Vail Parade)</p>
<p>July 3,5,6,7: Gnomes, Fairy Houses, &amp; Garden Art</p>
<div>July 10-14: Fun with Famous Artists</div>
<p>July 17-21: Exploring Art through Art</p>
<p>July 24-28: Drawing, Cartooning &amp; Caricatures</p>
<p>July 31-Aug 4: Young Artists' Workshop&nbsp;(week session enrollment only)</p>
<p>Aug 7-11: Legos, 3D Sculpture &amp; Recycled Art</p>
<p>Aug 14-18: Sports, Action, &amp; Adventure</p>
<p>Aug 21-25: Authors &amp; Illustrators</p>
<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>SCROLL DOWN TO REGISTER FOR INDIVIDUAL CAMP CLASSES (ignore the "online registration is closed" message below)</strong></span></p>

Vickie Deacon Supply List

Watercolor Painting – Supply List

Paints – tube style (I recommend M. Graham, Maimeri, or Winsor Newton)

Aureolin or Lemon Yellow                                            Quinacradone red
Alizarin Crimson                                                         Quinacradone gold
French Ultramarine Blue                                              Pthalo blue
Cobalt Blue
Veridian Green                                                             
Cadmium Yellow                                                   
Grumbacher Red, Winsor red or Cadmium Red
Cerulean Blue,  This color is best in Winsor Newton Brand
Sap Green or Hookers Green
Burnt Sienna
Burnt Umber
Yellow Ochre
Indigo or Payne’s Grey


#7 and #14 Round,  1 Inch Flat, 1 ½ inch Flat
(If  round brushes are good quality and come to a nice point when wet, you will not
need a small detail brush!)
One very stiff pointed brush – a cheap oil or acrylic brush –


2 to 3 sheets of 130lb. or 150lb. Cold Pressed paper.
(My Choices in paper:  1st - Saunders-Waterford, 2nd Fabriano, 3rd - Arches)

Please – No watercolor tablets – this paper is very difficult to paint on and you will be disappointed with your efforts.

I always have paper that you can buy if you are confused about paper.

Watercolor Palette – (If you are purchasing a new one, choose a larger round one with
deep paint wells and a cover and a large area for mixing)  I recommend Quiller pallets.

Support Board  approximately 18” x 24”
Masking Tape – NOT BLUE
Paper Towels
Drawing Pencil and Sketch book  - HB Pencil
Water container – Large with a flat bottom to prevent splilling
White Rubber Eraser, (No plastic erasers – and no gray kneaded eraser)
Old Credit Card cut diagonally from corner to corner
Masking Fluid – Winsor Newton is the best brand – NOT PERMANENT MASK FLUID
Square , rubber masking pick-up square.  (for removing dried masking fluid)
Hair Dryer                   
Optional:  table Easel

PLEIN AIR SUPPLIES (only needed for plein air watercolor classes):  French easel or watercolor easel, Jug of water for painting,  Stool – lightweight or collapsible,  Lunch, Bug repellant, sun hat

FREE Art Classes!

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As a THANK YOU to our customers, we would like to offer you FREE ART CLASSES when you refer a NEW customer by November 1st! 

Here's how it works:

  1. Refer a NEW customer to register online for any Winter Session 1 class.
  2. Register yourself or your child online for any Winter Session 1 class and get half of your classes for FREE!  Use online coupon code: "referral" at checkout.  In the notes section of your registration, list the referred customer's name to receive the discount.

*Disclaimer: if the customer you referred does not register for a full session class or if he/she is not a new customer at Alpine Arts Center, we will charge you the remaining 50% balance for your session on the first day of class.