Lake County Arts Council

Main Street Gallery
325 North Main Street
Lakeport, California 95453
(707) 263-6658

Summer Youth Art Camp

Once again this Summer, the Lake County Arts Council will host our very popular Youth Art Camp.

Registration at the Main Street Gallery begins soon.
All materials are included for each class. Students will complete a project in class to take home.

Pre-registration is required.


The 2017 List of Classes will be posted soon. The classes listed below were from the 2016 schedule.

Please check back for our 2017 offerings.

Under the Sea Collage with Lisa Nowak
June 16   1:00 – 3:30   Ages 7 – Adult   $14
Learn easy drawing and painting techniques while creating colorful sea creatures in their ocean home using a variety of mixed media: watercolor, markers, foil, etc.


Acrylic Painting on Canvas with Lisa Nowak
June 17   1:00 – 4:00   Ages 12 – Adult   $20
Lets design and create an exciting and colorful painting of a favorite bird or animal on an 11 x 14” canvas that will be ready to display.


Robot: A found object collage with Stephanie Del Bosco
June 20   9:00 – Noon   Ages 6 – Up   $12
Students will use paper, cardboard, foil and found objects along with some paint and pencils to make a two-dimensional robot that will be affixed on paper.


Dinosaurs with Lisa Nowak
June 21   9:30 – Noon   Ages 7 – Up   $14
Draw and paint favorite pre-historic creatures experiencing a variety of techniques while using watercolors, pastels, markers, pen and ink and colored pencils.


The Painted Gourd Birdhouse with Linda Kelly
June 22   10:00 – 12:30   Ages 6 – Adult   $10
Students will have fun with acrylics painting on a gourd to create a unique birdhouse for their own back yard.


Pomo Tule Dolls with Eugenie Steinman
June 23   10:00 – 1:00 pm   Ages 7 – Adult   $15
Students will make the unique Native Tule Dolls made from natural reed materials. This will be a fun class for youths and adults.


Seed Bead Bracelets with Sandy Stillwell
June 27   9:00 – Noon   Ages 9 – Adult   $13
Students will have fun making at least one seed bead bracelet using memory wire and colorful seed beads.


Drawing Fundamentals (Animal or Pet) with Xuzena De Angelo
June 29   9:00 – Noon   Ages 7 – Adult   $13
Bring a favorite photo/picture (5 x 7” or larger), or select from several provided, to learn how to draw and create a delightful piece of art ready to display.


Magical Fish Pictures with Stephanie Del Bosco
July 6   9:00 – Noon   Ages 6 – Up   $12
Inspired from the Paul Klee Golden Fish painting, students will use mixed media of oil pastels and watercolor on thick paper to make a bright fish on a watercolor dark ocean background.


Painting a Beautiful Gourd Rattle with Linda Kelly
July 7   10:00 – 12:30   Ages 6 – Adult   $10
Students will paint with acrylics on a gourd to create a beautiful rattle to use as a musical instrument and to showcase as a piece of art.


Sharpie Message Rocks with Xuzena De Angelo
July 8   9:00 – Noon   Ages 7 – Up   $13
Students will have fun selecting a special message of their choosing to decorate a rock with permanent, multi-colored markers.


Pastels for Beginners with Richard Seisser
July 11   9:30 – Noon   Ages 6 – Up   $15
Students will learn basic skills using pastels to create an exciting, finished painting they will enjoy taking home and ready to display.



Mixed-Media Artist Journal with Phyllis Thiessen
July 13   9:30 -12:30   Ages 8 – Up   $15
Students will construct an artist journal with a decorated cover and text pages using a variety of embellishments which can be used as a sketchbook, writing journal, scrapbook, etc. They will learn how to put together and bind the book and add decorations to
personalize it.


Pine Nut Shell Bead Creations with Eugenie Steinman
July 14   10:00 – 1:00 pm   Ages 7 – Adult   $15
Students will have fun using Native American pump drills to make beads from clam and mussel shells that can be made into necklaces, earrings, bracelets or decorative hanging objects.


Leaf Painting with Sandy Stillwell
July 18   10:00 – 1:00 pm   Ages 9 – Adult   $13
Turn ordinary leaves into beautiful watercolor prints, including a personalized greeting card.


Mask Decorating with Xuzena De Angelo
July 20   9:00 – Noon   Ages 5 – Up   $13
Pick from four mask designs to embellish with markers, feathers, jewels, etc., to create a colorful and exciting mask to wear or display anywhere.


Hanging Mobile with Stephanie Del Bosco
July 21   9:00 – Noon   Ages 6 – Up   $12
Inspired from the mobiles of Alexander Calder, students will make hanging mobiles using colorful paper and pipe cleaners.


Polymer Clay – Lets Make a Dog with Naomi Key
July 22   9:30 – 12:30   Ages Open   $10
Experience the fun of working with polymer clay to make, bake and decorate an imaginary or favorite dog. This is an interesting and fun class for all ages.


Pastels for the Intermediate-Advanced Students with Richard Seisser
July 25   9:30 – Noon   Ages 6 – Adult   $15
This class is for those who have learned the fundamental skills of painting with pastels. Students will create an individualistic painting ready to display.


Painting a Beautiful Gourd Rattle with Linda Kelly
July 26   10:00 – 12:30   Ages 6 – Adult   $10
Students will paint with acrylics on a gourd to create a beautiful rattle to use as a musical instrument and to showcase as a piece of art.


Creating a Dream Board (2016) with Xuzena De Angelo
July 27   9:00 – Noon   Ages 5 – Up   $13
Students will use their imagination and discover their passion using a variety of materials and words and pictures from magazines to create a work of art to identify what they wish to be or do in the future. They will take home an artistic reference board ready to display.