Summer ArtVentures 2021 Classes for Kids & Adults

 

Summer Art Camps provide children with creative fun ways to engage their imagination through visual art activities.  Hinovations Art Gallery offers plenty of cultural stimulation.  As kids create art, they will explore ideas, learn art vocabulary, and experiment with a variety of media as well as gain knowledge about other cultures and their art.  Each Session is thematic and taught by professional artists and teachers, in a positive and nurturing environment.

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Japanese Art Styles & Forms
for kids ages 6 - 12
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Looney Tunes Drawing & Painting
for kids ages 6 - 12

Japanese Art Styles & Forms

Students will become familiar and learn about the art of Japan as they explore traditional forms and styles like Sumi-e and Ink Wash, Nihonga art and Gyotaku printmaking.  During this first half of the summer calendar, the students will learn facts about the Japanese culture and channel the “Japanese Way” in form of meditation while working on their painting skills. 

 

The second half of the summer calendar will have a more modern approach to Japanese painting as the kids become acquainted with contemporary and modern Japanese forms like Superflat and large-scale Manga drawing.  These workshops will incorporate art focused on the Tokyo Olympic Games.  In addition, students will learn techniques about the art of folding paper as they try Origami, Kirigami and more.

Class Instructor:  Raquel Hinojosa

Time:  Monday thru Thursday from 9am – 12pm OR 130pm – 430pm

Tuition Cost:  $95 child/per class.  Materials provided plus light snack.  

  • Class #1:  June 1 - 4, “Mountainscapes” Sumi-e and Ink Wash Painting

  • Class #2:  June 7 - 10, “Birds” Sumi-e and Ink Wash Painting

  • Class #3:  June 14 - 17, “Flowers” Sumi-e and Watercolor Painting

  • Class #4:  June 21 - 24, “Animals” Sumi-e and Gouche Painting

  • Class #5:  June 28 - 1, “Koi Fish” Sumi-e and Watercolor Painting

  • Class #6:  July 6 - 9, “Papermaking” Paper and Sculpture

  • Class #7:  July 12 - 15, “Gyotaku” Sumi-e and Printmaking

  • Class #8:  July 19 - 22, “Olympics Swimming” Superflat & Mix Media Painting

  • Class #9:  July 26 - 29 “Olympics Gymnastics” Nihonga & Mix Media Painting

  • Class #10: Aug 2 - 5, “Olympics Skateboarding”, Manga & Mix Media Painting

  • Class #11: Aug 9 - 12 “Olympics Skating”, Superflat and Mix Media Painting

  • Class #12: Aug 16 - 19, “Olympics Volleyball” Nihonga and Mix Media Painting

Register for ALL Classes by phone 956-309-8352

in Person at 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX or Book Online

 

No Reservations will be taken without Payment. 

Payments: cash, check, PayPal or credit card.

 

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Looney Tunes Drawing & Painting Class 

Calling all students who are eager to express themselves Creatively and have fun during the process.  Students will be able to recreate familiar and loveable cartoon characters using materials like pencils, tempra, oil pastels, markers and more.  Cartoons never fail to satisfy the Kids.  Students will learn the process of drawing cartoons and take home a collection of art to make anyone proud. 

Graffiti and muralist artist, Lupe Hernandez, will instruct the young learners with these workshops.  His teaching approach is a detailed step-by-step system that will impress beginners and intermediate students.

 

Class Instructor:  Mr. Lupe Hernandez

Time:  Monday thru Thursday from 9am – 12pm OR 130pm – 430pm

Tuition Cost:  $95 child/per class.  Materials provided plus light snack.  

  • Class #1:  June 1 - 4, “Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #2:  June 7 - 10, “Marvin the Martian & K-9” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #3:  June 14 - 17, “Pepe le Peu & Penelope” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #4:  June 21 - 24, “Road Runner & Wile E Coyote” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #5:  June 28 - 1, “Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. & Tweety” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #6:  July 6 - 9, “Foghorn Leghorn & Yosemite Sam” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #7:  July 12 - 15, “Speedy Gonzales & Slowpoke Rodriguez” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #8:  July 19 - 22, “Daffy Duck” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #9:  July 26 - 29 “Taz & Porky Pig” Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #10: Aug 2 - 5, “Baby Road Runner & Baby Wile E. Coyote”, Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #11: Aug 9 - 12 “Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd”, Looney Tunes Painting

  • Class #12:  Aug 16 - 19, “Marc Anthony & Pussyfoot” Looney Tunes Painting

Register for ALL Classes by phone 956-309-8352

in Person at 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX or Book Online

No Reservations will be taken without Payment. 

Payments: cash, check, PayPal or credit card.

 

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Printmaking Throughout the Years
for kids ages  6 to 12
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Mixed Media Painting
for kids ages  12 to 17 & Adults

​Printmaking Throughout the Years

Printmaking is an artist practice that consist of transferring images onto another surface. Printmaking allows the artist to create multiple reproductions of an original artwork. Students will create work inspired by master artists including Mary Cassatt, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

 

Classes are taught by emerging artist, Jacqueline Martinez, who studied at UTSA with a concentration in drawing and minor in East Asian Studies.

 

Areas of Work and Objectives: -Printmaking Techniques while utilizing found objects and acrylic. -Understanding of Color Theory, Values and Tones -Become familiar with the works of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Mary Cassatt and others.

Class Instructor:  Jacquie Martinez

 

Time:  Monday thru Thursday from 9am – 12pm OR 130pm – 430pm

Tuition Cost:  $95 child/per class.  Materials provided plus light snack.   

  • Class #1:  June 1 - 4, “Styrofoam Printmaking” Inspired by Mary Cassatt

  • Class #2:  June 7 - 10, “Stamp Printmaking / Callagraph Print” Inspired by Pablo Picasso

  • Class #3:  June 14 - 17, “Foil Printmaking” Inspired by Henri Matisse

  • Class #4:  June 21 - 24, “Bubblewrap Printmaking” Inspired by Roy Lichstenstein

  • Class #5:  June 28 - 1, “Printmaking with Fabric” Inspired by Andy Warhol

  • Class #6:  July 6 - 9, “Foil Printing” Inspired by Mary Cassatt

  •  Class #7:  July 12 - 15, “Rock Printing” Inspired by Pablo Picasso

  • Class #8:  July 19 - 22, “Soap Foam Printing” Inspired by Henri Matisse

  • Class #9:  July 26 - 29 “Potato Printing” Inspired by Roy Licstenstein

  • Class #10:  Aug 2 - 5, “CD Printing”, Inspired by Andy Warhol

  • Class #11: Aug 9 - 12 “Stamp Printing / Callagraph Printing”, Inspired by Mary Cassatt

  • Class #12: Aug 16 - 19, “Styrofoam Printing” Inspired by Pablo Picasso

Register for ALL Classes by phone 956-309-8352

in Person at 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX or Book Online

No Reservations will be taken without Payment. 

Payments: cash, check, PayPal or credit card.

 

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Mixed Media Art

In this mixed media painting class, students will explore different textures and materials in a more freestyle way, letting them feel more in tune with their creative process. They will be recycling materials and expanding their possibilities to choose more mediums to express themselves. The class is to perform a speed approach to promote a more intuitive development. Students will have fun creating textured versions of artwork from a variety of known artists.

 

Gaby Rico is a self-taught artist who began painting in 2006. Rico has exhibited her artwork in multiple cities across the Rio Grande Valley, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Italy, Spain, Denmark and many others. Gaby illustrated two trilingual children's books and her work has been printed in art and poetry books.

The manner in which she tends to execute her paintings can be described within an array found between Abstract and Expressionism, despite the admittance of transcending the established rules. Gaby Rico often intends to provoke visual pleasure no-boundaries in her work. Rico loves mixed technique approaches because of the sense of absolute freedom while creating art, and the endless richness from materials and perceptions that result in nourishing the eyes and the soul.

Class Instructor:  Gaby Rico

Time:  Friday 1:00pm- 4:30pm 12-17 years old and Saturday 1:00pm- 4:30pm 18 years and older

Tuition Cost:  $45 student/per class.

 

  • Class 1 June 5 “Flowers” Andy Warhol

  • Class 2 June 11 “Ice Cream” Andy Warhol

  • Class 3 June 12 “Butterflies” Andy Warhol

  • Class 4 June 18 “Eyes” Andy Warhol

  • Class 5 June 19 “UFO Abduction” Keith Haring

  • Class 6 June 25 “Dog Doodle” Keith Haring

  • Class 7 June 26 “Starry Night” Van Gogh

  • Class 8 July 10 “Cypresses” Van Gogh

  • Class 9 July 16 “Sunflowers” Emil Nolde

  • Class 10 July 17 “Landscape” Emil Nolde

  • Class 11 July 23 “Water Lilies” Claude Monet

  • Class 12 July 24 “Impression Sunrise” Claude Monet

  • Class 13 July 30 “Pumpkin” Yayoi Kusama

  • Class 14 July 31 “Flowers” Yayoi Kusama

  • Class 15 August 6 “Cocodrilo” Leonora Carrington

  • Class 16 August 7 “Sandías” Rufino Tamayo

  • Class 17 August 13 “Portrait” Pablo Picasso

  • Class 18 August 14 “Sacred Heart” Gaby Rico

Register for ALL Classes by phone 956-309-8352

in Person at 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX or Book Online

No Reservations will be taken without Payment. 

Payments: cash, check, PayPal or credit card.

 

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Women in History Painting Class
for kids ages  12 to 17

Women in History Painting Class

These workshops will focus on 12 Historical Women that have made an impact in our lives.  We have chosen strong, intelligent and inspirational women who have been pioneers for women’s rights and racial equality and have defined the worlds of science, mathematics, aviation and literature.

Each week we will focus on one woman, learn facts about her life and achievements and create a modern portrait using acrylic paints on canvas as well as a small collection of drawings in various mediums.

These classes are geared for kids 12 to 17 yrs of age.

Class Instructor:  Raquel Hinojosa

 

  • Class 1           June 1 - 4, “Jane Austen” Painting

  • Class 2           June 7 - 10, “Anne Frank” Painting

  • Class 3           June 14 - 17, “Maya Angelou” Painting

  • Class 4           June 21 - 24, “Queen Elizabeth” Painting

  • Class 5           June 28 - 1, “Catherine the Great” Painting

  • Class 6           July 6 - 9, “Rosa Parks” Painting

  • Class 7           July 12 - 15, “Maya Yousafzai” Painting

  • Class 8           July 19 - 22, “Marie Curie” Painting

  • Class 9           July 26 - 29 “Ada Lovelace” Painting

  • Class 10         Aug 2 - 5, “Amelia Earheart”, Painting

  • Class 11         Aug 9 - 12 “Carolina Herrera”, Painting

  • Class 12         Aug 16 - 19, “Selena Quintanilla” Painting

Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 7pm

Tuition Cost is $95 child/per class.

Materials provided.  Limit of 6 students per class.

956-309-8352 to Book Class.

Register for ALL Classes by phone 956-309-8352

in Person at 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX or Book Online

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Classic Hot Rod Cartoon Class
for kids ages  12 to 17

Classic Hot Rods Cartoon Drawing

Hot rods are typically old, classic or modern American cars that have been rebuilt or modified with large engines modified for more speed and acceleration.  These workshops will concentrate on 12 different vehicles dating from the 1950’s to the 1960’s. 

Each week will focus on one car or truck to be selected by the Instructor.  Students will use pencils, graphite and blending tools to modify the vehicle and make it look like a cartoon.  These are fun classes for kids that want to sharpen their drawing skills and learn about classic rides.

 

These classes are geared for kids 12 to 17 yrs of age.

Class Instructor:  Lupe Hernandez

 

  • Class 1           June 1 - 4, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor 

  • Class 2           June 7 - 10, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 3           June 14 - 17, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 4           June 21 - 24, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 5           June 28 - 1, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 6           July 6 - 9, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 7           July 12 - 15, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 8           July 19 - 22, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 9           July 26 - 29 Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 10         Aug 2 - 5, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 11         Aug 9 - 12 Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

  • Class 12         Aug 16 - 19, Hot Rod to be selected by Instructor

Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 7pm

Tuition Cost is $95 child/per class.

Materials provided.  Limit of 6 students per class.

956-309-8352 to Book Class.

Register for ALL Classes by phone 956-309-8352

in Person at 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX or Book Online

Download PDF

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