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Posted: June 11, 2013 7:53 p.m.

Gallery offers Arty Art Camp and other programs

Photos by Danielle Everson/

Artist Laura Zierl points to an area for a student to painting on her canvas during Arty Art Camp hosted by the Southern Heartland Gallery.

Students expressed their creativity on canvas, crafting robots with watercolors and other knick-knacks Monday at Arty Art Camp, hosted by the Southern Heartland Art Gallery.

Students participating work on two to three projects a day and learn lessons about watercolor resist, resin collage, texture, patina painting and acrylic painting.

During lunch, artists talk to the campers about art, galleries and how to turn art into a business.

In addition to this week, Arty Art Camp has sessions for ages 6 to 12 from June 24-27; July 8-11; and July 15-18. Sessions are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day.

Ann Wildmon with Southern Heartland said there are a few spots available for Arty Art Camp. The cost is $165 per child for a one-week session, or $45 a day.

A 15 percent discount is offered for each additional child. More information is available at artincov.com.

Wildmon said the gallery will offer several other camps throughout the summer for all ages.

Advanced ART Camp for ages 12 and up will be offered June 17- 20, with artist Elisa Hammond. Call 770-787-3322 for more details.

Additionally, the gallery will offer “Artiquette for Kids” July 22-25 and July 29-Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program will teach kids ages 6 to 12 about table manners, meeting and greeting, and other etiquette skills through crafts and games. The cost of “Artiquette for Kids” is $85 per week.

For information about any of the camps offered, contact the art gallery at 770-788-8799.

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