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2020 Art Camp

We offer two options – In studio camp or Virtual Camp

Annual Summer Art Camp will be open July 6th. However, we are not accepting Walk -In’s as in previous years – you MUST pre-register in order to attend Camp.
Camp will be conducted Monday – Friday 1:30p.m. – 4p.m. at our studio
103 Baker Street in Maplewood Village.
Spaces are LIMITED to 9 per session.
Cost $40 per child per session which includes all supplies
Payment via VENMO or SQUARE.

NIOTE: Masks/face covering must be worn while at camp.

We are also offering
“Virtual Daily Summer Art Camp”

Beginning Monday June 22nd we will offer Art Camp via ZOOM.
Two session daily
10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. & 2:00p.m – 3:30p.m.
This is subject to change as we go forward.
Cost: $20 per session per day.
Payment via VENMO, SQUARE or ZELLA.
Once payment has been received we will send you the link to the session.

The topics for each session will be published on our website and FaceBook.
You are responsible for providing the supplies for each session – these can be purchased from Mika at “A Paper Hat” on Baker Street in Maplewood Village. Pickup or Delivery are provided.

If you don’t live near Maplewood you can get from any Art/Craft store in your area. http://www.amazon.com or https://www.jerrysartistoutlet.com
A list of supplies will be provide for each session.
The basic supply list is below.
Pencil HB or B2
Sharpener & Eraser
Black Sharpie
Watercolors
Colored Pencils – PrisamaColor if possible. 
Oil Pastels (not crayons) Cras-Paz is a good brand
Acrylic Paints for over 8 years of age
White
Red
Yellow
Blue
Paynes Gray
Paint Brushes
Paper Towel
Container for your water
Disposal Pallet or anything plastic – plates, lids of Take-a-Way food

Contact Geralyn to register – email: geralynsart@hotmail.com or call/text me at 862-205-9744

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Plein Air Painting

I had never taken part in a Plain Air Painting Contest.  This was my first year to try it out and  what an experience!

Of course I have painted outside before but nothing like this.  Five Days of painting out in the wonderful area around Chester County PA and  Winterthur DE with a wonderful group of people.  I’m hooked!

I was part of the Plein Air Brandywine Valley group and we went out each day photographing and painting.  Each day a different location and a new painting..  You painted and framed your pieces and handed them in each day.  Photographers were allowed extra time to have their photos printed up.

Tuesday evening 6:30 -9:30 was the Nocturnal event in West Chester – wonderful art produced here.  I tried it but it was not for me.  I just wasn’t prepared logistically, lights, colors etc but I will be ready for next year.

Wednesday early evening 4p – 6p was the Quick Draw event – two hours to complete and frame a piece.  I loved this, I seem to do better art when I don’t have time to think about it.  A little different with people walking around looking at your work as you paint, once you block them out you get into the zone.  The Quick Draw was held at The Marshallton Inn & The Four Dogs Tavern  afterwards the work was on view for the public to purchase .
At the end of the week all the art created during the week was hung by the volunteers at The Children’s Beach House at Winterthur (a DuPont Estate in Delaware)  Friday evening was an open reception for the work Oils, Watercolor & Photography  The show was on view to the public on Sat and Sun.

I had a fantastic week…nerve wrecking at first but then I got into the flow.  The other artists were wonderful and so so helpful.  I made some new friends and I hope I get to paint with them again Plain Air.

I cannot say enough about the organizers of this event.  Patrick McCoy is the Chairperson and with his team of volunteers from “The Children’s Beach House” in Wilmington they put together a wonderful organized week of painting and events.  Everything ran smoothly, I was very impressed with everything.  I came away form this week with new experiences, new ideas and a new found love – Plain Air .

 

 

 

About

Geralyn’s Art Studio is a fun, creative place which each student gets individual attention. While we like to let each student work on their own projects at their own pace we do ‘assist’ them – pointing them in the right direction and teaching art techniques that will live with them forever.

Our teachers have as much fun teaching as our students have creating. It gives us much job to see what happens during the creative process.

During COVID we will be conducting VIRTUAL classes via ZOOM. I started teaching via zoom in June 2020 and it is proving to be fun for both me and the students. It is a different way of teaching and learning but together we are having fun.

What’s happening today at Geralyn’s Art Studio in Maplewood NJ

COVID-19 has certainly changed the way the world is. What was normal to us no long is, teaching and learning is not the same – sometimes different is good. I am trying to make learning ART or creating ART FUN and different – it is a creative adventure.

We will be conducting online class until further notice. if you are interested in joining us just call or txt me at 8622059744.

Camp Calendar for July

1:30p.m – 4p.m. Join Ms. Val for an afternoon of creativity and fun through Art. We will be taking a trip to Paris. Using Shapes and Lines with positive and negativity space. Pencil, Color Pencils and Paint

Due to COVID-19 we are not accepting our normal “Walk-in” you must pre-register for our camp.
Spaces limited to 9 students per day.

MASKS must be worn while in the studio.

Only Students allowed in the Art Studio.

Temperatures will be taken and recorded daily.

Call or Txt Geralyn to REGISTER – 862-205-9744....$40 per session (Venmo, Zella or Square)

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Travel with Geralyn & The Art of Travel in 2019

IRELAND & ITALY

Visit the East Coast of Ireland with Geralyn, Dublin, Wicklow & Wexford.

Stay at the Ferrycarraig Hotel & Spa, paint or photograph the beautiful beaches, stately homes, castles and beautiful Wexford town.

Cost $2300 includes accommodation & food, transportation to and from Airport, instruction,   Airfare, Travel Insurance, Tips, Telephone expenses not included in price.

Curracloe Beach Wexford

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