Elements Art Camp: Grades 7-12

The elements of air, earth, fire, water inspire & shape art-making. Experiment in watercolour, mobile-making, charcoal and earth art-making.

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 12 - 18

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

The Greeks believed that everything in the world was created from air, earth, water and fire. Explore how each of these elements can influence your art-making. Delve into watercolours, make a mobile, and use items from nature to create unique tools and textures to use in your art-making.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Earth- branches, leaves flowers collected from nature, tape, string, scissors, paper, paint Air - nature items, recycling items, sticks Fire - Drawing and painting supplies Water - Watercolour paint, brushes, watercolour paper, salt, drinking straw

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Social awareness & responsibility

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.