Virtual Camp Programs


***NOTE: Registration for July 2020 is now closed. Please contact us at info@createwithkirshy.com if you are interested in enrolling for August 2020***

We have created an exciting assortment of virtual camp programs for those interested in art programming while at home, and aimed at a variety of age groups.

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Featuring:
  • Downloadable activity videos that you can stop and rewind or revisit any time you like! No streaming issues/ connection issues to worry about!
  • Affordable and flexible! Each one-hour activity is self-contained and available for $14.99 ea. (plus HST) or get a full program (5 activities per program or mix and match) for $49.99 (plus HST)  ***Early Bird Pricing*** Book before June 30, 2020 11:59 EST and pay only $9.99 (plus HST) per activity or $39.99 (plus HST) per full program or mix and match (5 activities) 
  • Low-cost supply demands! All activity sheets and examples are downloadable and printable or you can view them on your computer/tablet while drawing with supplies at home (art kits also available at an additional charge with free delivery in the GTA).
  • All activities led by Kirshy (Shane Kirshenblatt), a professional artist with over 20 years of experience creating and teaching art to aspiring creators or all ages and skill levels. 

Virtual Programming for Kids (6 and up)

Tooned Up!

In this fun-filled cartooning program, activities are focused around exploring the art of drawing cartoon characters of different types (humans, animals, monsters, and more) as well as facial expressions, poses, backgrounds, and even simple comic strips.   The perfect introduction for those who love to draw popular characters from movies and tv as well as creating their own!

Activities Available:

1. Faces and Expressions, Posing and Action
2. Drawing Animal Characters: Cute, Silly, Burly, and More!
3. Heroes, Villains, and Monsters
4. Draw a Scene! Drawing Props and Backgrounds
5. Drawing The Comic Strip

Materials: Paper, pencil, eraser, sharpener, black fine-line markers, colouring materials (coloured pencils, crayons or markers)
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Virtual Programming for Kids (8 and up)

Creating Comics (part 1)

Comics are a great way of telling stories using a combination of images and words, and with this program, you'll learn to draw characters, props, and backgrounds in a variety of visual styles as well tips and tricks for quickly coming up story ideas that will capture the imagination of your future readers!

Activities Available:

1. Building Worlds, Characters/ Turnarounds, and More!
2. Dynamic Posing and Action
3. The Art Of The Panel: Information, Action and Emotion Posing 
4. Sample Script: Planning and Drawing the Page with Kirshy's Quick Story Tricks!
5. Create a Cover

Materials: Paper, pencil, eraser, sharpener, black fine-line markers, colouring materials (coloured pencils, crayons or markers)

Animation in Pencil 2D (Digital Art Program)

Bring your drawings to life with activities designed to teach you the basics of animation while also letting you save and share your video files with friends and family! Plenty of templates will be provided, as well as music and sound effects that will give you everything you need to create your very own moving masterpieces! We will be using Pencil 2D (free/open-source software).  

Activities Available:

1. Timing: Pendulum Swing, Rockets, Cars, and Wagons
2. Squash and Stretch: Bouncing Ball and Character Takes 
3. Characters in Motion: Run Cycle/ Panning Backgrounds 
4. Ink and Paint/ Held Cells With Sound
5.  Motion/ Action and Reaction: The Lamp and the Baseball

Materials: Requires installed copy of Pencil 2D, and use of graphics tablet (Wacom or similar) highly recommended
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Virtual Programming for Ages 10 and up

Drawing Skills 

Explore a variety of skills, techniques and drawing media using either traditional materials (material list will be provided or kits can be purchased through us at additional charge) or Krita (free/open-source software) as you complete activities featuring a range of subject matter, including still life, the human figure in motion, animals, nature/landscape, and vehicles/machinery. 

Activities Available:

1. Exploring Light, Shadow, and Composition through Still Life
2. Exploring Gesture through Drawing The Figure In Motion
3. Exploring Texture Through Animal Drawing
4. Exploring Depth through Nature Drawing
5. Exploring Perspective Through Vehicle Drawing

Materials: List to be provided

Digital Option: Requires installed copy of Krita, and use of graphics tablet (Wacom or similar) highly recommended

Painting Skills 

Explore a variety of skills, techniques and painting media using either traditional materials (material list will be provided or kits can be purchased through us at additional charge) or Krita (free/open-source software) as you complete activities featuring a range of subject matter, including still life, the human figure in motion, animals, nature/landscape, and vehicles/machinery. 

Activities Available:

1. Exploring Light, Shadow, and Composition through Still Life
2. Exploring Gesture through Painting The Figure In Motion
3. Exploring Texture Through Animal Painting
4. Exploring Colour Temperature through Landscape Painting
5. Exploring Perspective Through Vehicle Painting

Materials: List to be provided

Digital Option: Requires installed copy of Krita, and use of graphics tablet (Wacom or similar) highly recommended

Please contact us at info@createwithkirshy.com or call 416-258-1016 to register