Come join a week of fun projects, activities, and games as you learn about art!

Early Bird Discount – If summer camp registration is received by May 22nd, $10 will be deducted from your registration total.

Sibling Discount – For each sibling included in a registration, $10 will be deducted from your registration total. For example, a registration with three siblings would receive a $20 discount.

Multiple Camp Discount – For each additional camp that a specific student registers for, $10 will be deducted from your registration total. For example, a student registering for three camps would receive a $20 discount.

Referral Discount – Help F.G.I. reach new students! For each new student (that has not taken F.G.I. studio classes or camps before) that registers for camps as a result of your reference, $10 will be deducted from your registration total. Simply have the referred student mention your name in the registration form (in the How did you hear about F.G.I's Summer Art Camps? field) to ensure that the connection is made. There is no limit to how many referral discounts you can earn.

All of the discounts are cumulative, and can be utilized in combination to lower your registration fees.

Zoo Trip:

Let's take an imaginary trip to the zoo and learn to draw different animals, such as brilliant birds, roaring tigers, massive elephants, sparkling fish, and slithering reptiles. We will use materials such as watercolor, pastels, sharpies, and some mixed media to bring these animals to life on paper! You won't want to miss this exploration. 


Teacher: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Ages: 6-9
Price: $115
Supplies: 11 x 14 inch watercolor paper pad


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Drawing Dragons:

The dragon: this spectacular creature appears in nearly every human culture around the world.  In this drawing class, we will learn to draw this marvelous creature. To be able to draw anything, we need to know the many pieces of what we are drawing. What are their traits? Learn to draw different parts of the Dragon from the head to the toes. Together, we will brush up on the mystery of the biology of the dragon:  Dragonolgy 101. So, bring a picture of your favorite dragon and we can learn to draw it together!


Teacher: Analise Black
Ages: 10-14
Price: $110 per student
Supplies: 11 x 14 in. mixed media sketchbook, drawing pencils, erasers, and a set of ink pens in a variety of sizes


Pencil drawing:

We will go back to the basics or drawing such as line, shape, and shadows. For each of these elements we will create multiple drawings so that students grasp the concepts. We will be drawing things from life such as faces, trees and landscapes, and they things from photos such as animals. We will finish off the week combining all 3 elements together in one drawing of the student's choice. Pencil, charcoal, and pens will be used. We will meet at a nearby park for a few of the days.


Teacher: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Ages: 10-16
Price: $110 per student
Supplies: 9 x 12 in. sketchbook, drawing pencils, hand sharpener, eraser, Kneaded eraser

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Explore the mediums:

This is a 2 week camp

Have you tried using charcoal powder before? Or how about Acrylic paint? In this class we will be exploring these two mediums as well as pastel, colored pencil, and watercolor. Get a taste of how these all work and their techniques. We will create a techniques glossary for each medium and then create a mini project for that medium. Fill your portfolio with lot's of new exploration! 


Teacher: Mary Langewisch
Ages: 12-18
Price: $115 per student


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Watercolor for Beginners:

Learn the many techniques to the elegant bright medium of watercolor. Explore the possibilities by learning how to paint backgrounds, plants, animals and landscapes.Perfect for anyone looking for a challenge and ready to learn!


Teacher: Mary Langewisch
Ages: 11-18
Price: $120 per student

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Creative Meet-ups:

Meet us at select parks on Friday mornings to paint or draw! Tips and tricks on how to draw perspective, textures, and seeing and mixing colors will be pointed out to individually to each student as needed. Some supplies will be provided, but the rest is up to the student to being. This is your chance to get outside and work those creative muscles.


Teacher: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Ages: 16-adult
Price: $15 per student per Friday attending


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Explore Knitting:

Does your student love crafting or art but is ready for a whole new creative medium? Does he/she know how to knit, but isn’t sure how to create unique projects all their own?  The Explore Knitting Camp is designed to give your student a chance to learn the basics of knitting and its history and uses, develop project planning skills, and give them the space to be creative in their own unique way. Great for total beginners as well as those ready to take their skill to the next level! For a creative week of knitting, friendship, and fun, sign up for Explore Knitting today! 

Teacher: Karisa Noble
Ages: 11+
Price: $110 per student
Supplies: Bring a notebook and pencil for brainstorming. May also bring yarn and/or needles to supplement the supplies provided, but not necessary.


July 17th-21st from 2:00pm-5:00pm

Drawing to Communicate: for Career, job, or education

Have you ever tried and failed to use drawing to communicate an idea in your job, school work or just in conversation? Visual learning and communicating is a huge part of our world, and yet so many people fail to get the right education to learn how to do so effectively, flawlessly, and effortlessly. In this class students will be taught the basics of drawing and how to interpret shapes in a 3D space on paper as well as some basic shading, angles, and detail replication to enhance your point. Each day stents will be given a sinario or topic in which to apply what they have learned. Drawing is not just a career for the gifted, its a way communicate in a clear way if done correctly. All tools taught in this class are applicable in any job or learning situation. 

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Teachers: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Ages: 16 - adult
Price: $110 per student


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Understanding abstract art:

What is abstract art? Why is it admired? How is it created? How do you make sense of it? Come join us as we explore the elements and principles of design through pastel, paint, paper and more. Learn how to appreciate abstract art from master artists from the present and throughout history. Learn to create your own abstract final series to display at the Showcase.

Teacher: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Ages: 12+
Price: $100 per students + $10 supply fee
Supplies: 11 x 14 in. sketchbook


July 31st-August 4th from 1:00-4:00pm (Showcase on Friday from 3:00-4:00)

Teacher Bios

Analise Black


Analise Black is an illustrator from Colorado and believes that storytelling is the language of the heart. Storytelling connects people.  Her desire is to encourage families and children through visual storytelling.  Living in Bosnia and Herzegovina for five years and traveling to over 25 countries has had a great influence on who she is today. It taught her how all cultures use the language of storytelling to teach lessons from the past, how to apply them to the present and have hope for the future. She is inspired by children, nature, color and texture.  The mediums she enjoys most are watercolor, Copic markers, digital art, and she can work in other mediums as well.  Analise looks forward to partnering with authors to bring their characters and their stories to life!

Karisa Noble


Karisa Noble learned to knit at age eight, catching the passion and excitement of the craft ten years later when she began knitting blankets for babies and toddlers. This passion to knit with a purpose and bless others with her craft influences every project she makes, the business she owns, and her time mentoring other knitters, young and old alike!