Summer Camps- 2017

Like every year, Atelier’s team has created a series of epic and adventurous workshops through art history, literature. From 19th June to 11th August.

David Hocney(19th-23rd June):

Discover contemporary painting with a journey through David Hockney’s oeuvre. This contemporary British painter has this year 2 major retrospectives in London and Paris to celebrate his work. From the villas of Los Angeles to the countryside in Great Britain, get inspired by his landscapes, his experimental photography work, his IPad monumentall paintings  and the harmony of his vivid palette.

technique : peinture, photography, digital painting

Destination Moon(26th-30th June):

Discover the adventures of the famous Belgian hero: Tintin, create the cover of your own comic book, explore the solar system, make planets in 3D and build the model of your own rocket to travel to the moon.

Middle Age (3rd-7th June):

Travel through time and discover the Middle Age, make a fortified castle model, discover the art of stained glass, illumination and design the coat of arms of your clan.

Art Nouveau(10th-14th July) :

Discover the artistic movement: Art Nouveau. This “total” style of art was born at the end of the 19th century in different European countries at the same time and was embracing architecture, graphic art, interior design, and most of the decorative arts including jewellery, furniture, textiles, household silver and other utensils, and lighting, as well as the fine arts. According to the philosophy of the style, art should be a way of life.

 Through sculpture, drawing, painting, engraving, models, children will explore this style of art inspired by natural forms and structures, particularly the curved lines of plants and flowers.

Frida Kahlo (17th-21st July):

Discover Frida Kahlo’s life, this Mexican painter from the first half of the 20th century, painted mostly autoportraits inspired by Mexican traditional arts and folk culture. Explore Mexican folk art, Kahlo’ surrealist oeuvre, the other mexican artists of this period, this workshop will be an exotic journey through the Mexican artistic scene at the beginning of the 20th Century.

 techniques : painting, papier mâché, engraving , drawing , modeling

Build your own Rocket (July 17-21st) Fablab Camp for 9+ years old

During the workshop, the students build their own water propelled rocket from the basis of propulsion to its personalized design.

After design, the students will try out to modify various parameters: launching angle, quantity of water, pressure and check the impact on the travel distance,

they will get familiar with the following principle: pressure effect, action reaction principle, gravity.

Marco Polo (Jul.31-Aug.4th)

Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller whose travels are recorded in the Book of the Marvels of the World, a major book that introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.

He learned the mercantile trade from his father and uncle, Niccolò and Maffeo, who travelled through Asia and met Kublai Khan, who established the Yuan dynasty in China. In 1269, they returned to Venice and met Marco for the first time, the three of them embarked on an epic journey to Asia that lasted 24 years!. Marco Polo was not the first European to reach China but he was the first to leave a detailed chronicle of his experience.

Embark for a series of adventures with Marco Polo through Asia and write your own book of the Marvels of the World to tell your Asiatic adventures et discoveries.

Picasso (Aug.7-11th)

Discover the protean oeuvre of Pablo Picasso, this universally famous artist who painted, sculpted, drew for more than 70 years. Explore the birth of cubism, the blue and pink period, the paintings that marked Art History, the portraits of his beloved ones through painting, sculpture, drawing, linocut, pottery. A journey through almost one Century of Art History.

Schedule for Atelier 10-12pm (5-8 years old), 1-4:30 (8-12 years old)

Schedule for Fablab 2:00-4:30 (9+ years old)

Language: English

Students number: 8 people / class