PCCI Jr Family Camp (Summer Classes 2021)

5 Sessions | Mon to Fri | From June 14 to June 18
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee: ₱4,000 only

In our fast-changing world, Adobe Photoshop is considered essential knowledge. Help your children gain this knowledge and go beyond basic applications (Word and Powerpoint). Using Photoshop, students can enhance their school work; the science poster, the history presentation, the school paper illustration and more.

And there is no software more often used and more helpful for project requirements as well as personal hobbies (e.g. photography) as Adobe Photoshop!

What will be covered

Starting Adobe Photoshop

  • Running Adobe Photoshop
    Zoom & Navigate a Photo
    Using a Tool
    Saving to Different Formats

Selecting Objects

  • Using Marquee, Lasso, Magic Wand & Quick Selection Tools
  • Moving/Copying a Selection
  • Modifying a Selection (Add or Subtract)
  • Transforming a Selection

Fixing Photo Problems

  • Cropping an Image to Size
  • Adjusting the Tone or Color of the Whole Photo
  • Adjusting the Tone or Color of a part of the Photo
  • Fixing Defects

Using Layers to Put Together Your Project

  • What are Layers?
  • Combining Photos
  • Layer Properties – Opacity, Blending Mode
  • Moving, Transforming, Linking Layers
  • Creating Color Gradients
  • Adding TextMerging Layers

Method of Teaching

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on-the-spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom and Adobe Photoshop CC. When necessary, students will complete exercises after-class to be submitted before the next one.

Students must have Adobe Photoshop CC (lower versions are acceptable however maybe restricted), Zoom application and stable internet connection.

4 Sessions | Sat| Sep 11,18,25 & Oct 2
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fee: ₱4,000 only

Graphic Design is everywhere, from billboard signs to the social media sites; game sites to logos on your child’s favorite comic books or clothing.

If your child is into drawing, painting or any “arts & crafts” projects, you have found the right workshop for him/her. Just like in Minecraft, give your child a chance to create something amazing by providing the right tool and skillset. Adobe Illustrator is the global standard for creating vector art. Allow your child to express his/her creativity through the use of this program and it will result to amazing school and personal projects.

What will be covered

Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator

  • Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator
  • Exploring Illustrator Interface
  • Create and Saving Documents

Drawing Basics

  • AI Basic Tools Quick Guide
  • Basic Shape Tools
  • Pen Tool Basics
  • Editing Tools

Applying Color and Text

  • Applying Color and Gradients
  • Applying Gradient Mesh
  • Using Text in AI

Manipulating Artwork

  • Rotate and Reflect Commands
  • Envelop Distort
  • Blend Commands
  • Applying Effects

Method of Teaching

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on-the-spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom and Adobe Illustrator CC. An offline project will be given to students to complete and present on the last day.

Students must have Adobe Illustrator CC (lower versions are acceptable however maybe restricted), Zoom application and stable internet connection.

3 Sessions | Mon, Wed & Fri | From June 7 to June 11
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee: ₱3,000 only

This virtual workshop will teach your kids take better photos and enhance their shots based on their visualized concept using their smartphones. Who knows, you might just end up with a little photographer in the family!

Technical and Creative Basics

  • What is photography
  • Proper camera handling
  • Features common among most Smartphone Cameras
  • Focusing properly
  • Composition
  • Photography and light
  • Offline Hands-on Activity

Image Editing Basics

  • Evaluation of Session 1 offline hands-on activity
  • When to edit images
  • Common image editing terms
  • Demo: Image Editing using the phone’s native editing app
  • Demo: Image Editing using Snapseed
  • Offline Hands-on Activity

Camera Care and Presentation of Photos

  • Presentation and evaluation of Session 2 offline hands-on activity
  • Storing digital images
  • What you can do with your digital images
  • Proper equipment care

This is a live, instructor-led online class, complete with discussions, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and offline project. This class uses Zoom and Google Classroom.

Students must have the following: Zoom application, Gmail account (for Google Classroom), and stable internet connection. 

Equipment:

  • Any brand of smartphone with camera app
  • Download the Snapseed App. This app is FREE and is available for Android and iOS smartphones

6 Sessions | Mon, Wed & Fri | From June 21 to July 2
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee: ₱6,000 only

Is your child a natural storyteller and keen with smartphones? This is a great workshop for them! This is a beginner course that will help kids get started in filmmaking, creating story telling videos which they can share with family and friends on any online platforms. This covers the film process from concept to completion.

The main purpose of this workshop is to allow kids to discover their potential in making short video and films. This course will cover:

  • Introduction to filmmaking
  • Narrative structure: a cursory exploration of the Hero’s Journey, 3 Act Structure, and Save the Cat – Brainstorm as a cohort, brainstorm as individuals
  • Intro to directing
  • Intro to production design
  • Basic storyboarding
  • Intro to cinematography
  • Basic camera movement and camera angles
  • Intro to acting
  • Intro to sound design
  • Intro to video editing
  • Workflow – Organizing your files
  • Rough Cuts and Peer Review
  • Final Cut Presentation

This course provides live instructor-led lecture and discussion, student participation through brainstorming, shooting and editing assignments.

  1. Participants should have access to their own equipment. Any camera or a cell phone with video function will do.
  2. Editing will be done via computer or even with a cellphone with a free editing app.
  1. Participants should have access to their own equipment. Any camera or a cell phone with video function will do.
  2. Editing will be done via computer or even with a cellphone with a free editing app.
  3. Students must also have the following: Zoom application, Gmail account (for Google Classroom) and stable internet connection.

4 Sessions | Every Monday | From June 7 to June 28
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fee: ₱5,400 only

The main purpose of this workshop is to allow kids to discover crafting as a fun activity that would introduce them to the basics of graphics, looking at color schemes and helping them be creative with everyday items.  It is an introductory workshop on arts and craft techniques such as coloring, stamping, dough craft, mosaic and decoupage. Kids will be taught how to make their own innovative and practical projects.

This 8-hour workshop allows participants to incorporate basic creative techniques that will allow them to make useful items with materials that they have.

Concepts, Color wheel, Bottled Sand Art

  • The play area rules
  • A look at the today’s materials (bottles, colored sand, stick, glue, beads, stickers, funnel)
  • Checking out different colors
  • Deciding on a color scheme
  • Putting the actual colors
  • Final design and additional items (beads, sequins)
  • Closing the bottles
  • Photos of art works

Origami

  • The Play area rules
  • A look at today’s materials (Colored papers, googly eyes, glue)
  • History of Origami
  • Animal designs: different type of fish, dog, etc
  • Folding the different animals

Pot Painting

  • The Play area rules
  • A look at today’s materials (Pots, acrylic paints, brushes,)
  • Different types of brushes
  • Studying strokes and application
  • Photos of artworks

Card Making/Calligraphy

    • The Play area rules
    • A look at today’s materials (cards, pentel pens, pencils, buttons, lace, paper, stickers)
    • Studying strokes and application
    • Photos of artworks

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on-the-spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom. There will be kits provided for the kids. They will also be using some household items in some days. This will be stated beforehand so they can prepare own projects!

Students must have the following: Zoom application, a working table and a stable internet connection.

4 Sessions | Every Friday | From June 11 to July 2
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fee: ₱5,400 only

The main purpose of this workshop is to allow kids to reinforce techniques such as pasting, sewing, painting and bead crafts that are appropriate for kids aged 7 to 9 years old. It helps them to continue creating practical projects from kits provided for them or from household items.

This 8-hour workshop allows participants to incorporate more creative techniques that will allow them to experiment and find their own style.

Concepts, Color wheel, Silhouette art

  • The play area rules
  • A look at the today’s materials (brushes, card paper, crayons, stick)
  • Checking out different colors
  • Deciding on a color scheme
  • Coloring the background
  • Final design silhouette
  • Photos of art works

Towel Origami (with bath kit)

  • The Play area rules
  • A look at today’s materials (towels, googly eyes, glue)
  • Animal designs: rabbits, bird, person
  • These will be packaged with bottled soap
  • Photos of artworks

Flipflop Decorating

  • The Play area rules
  • A look at today’s materials (flip flops, beads, glue, craft foam)
  • Studying simple sewing or assembly of craft foam
  • Photos of artworks

Card Making/Calligraphy

    • The Play area rules
    • A look at today’s materials (cards, pentel pens, pencils, buttons, lace, paper, stickers)
    • Studying strokes and application
    • Photos of artworks

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on-the-spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom.  There will be kits provided for the kids. They will also be using some household items in some days. This will be stated beforehand so they can prepare.

Students must have the following: Zoom application, a working table and a stable internet connection.

5 Sessions | Every Sat | From June 12 to July 10
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee: ₱6,000 only

Acting workshops for theater and television classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work on stage and in front of the camera. In Theater Acting sessions, students will learn how to gain their confidence by overcoming shyness or stage fright. Students will develop a new level of creativity by getting into different characters and roles. Students will also be exposed to different character emotions and how to execute the proper facial expressions, movements, and voice attacks. Students will also experience creating their own storyline with their own characters and being able to perform this as well.

In the TV Acting classes, students learn commercial and TV/Film basic audition techniques. We prepare the students for professional auditions and work environments by using actual commercials and scripts and then having students watch their performance back. The teacher helps the students recognize what they are doing well and helps the student assess opportunities for growth to quickly progress to the next level of performance!

Bringing out the confidence in you

  • Getting to know everyone as your co-actor
  • Introducing yourself in the most confident way
  • Acknowledging fear and
  • The truth about “Acting”
  • Activity: Run and Explode

Developing Creativity

  • The importance of Imagination
  • Turning imagination into reality
  • Activity: “Fast Mind”
  • Getting into character (Assignment)
  • What makes up a character
  • Character Interaction
  • Trusting your co-actor (counting technique)

Basic Acting

  • Introduce your character (Assignment)
  • 2 Tools in Acting
  • High, Mid, and Low Moments
  • Big, Small, Fast, and Slow Moments
  • 5 Main Emotions
  • Activity: “Pahinging Piso” using all the emotions
  • What makes up a storyline (Beginning, Middle, and End)

V.T.R. and script attacks

  • Difference between a theater and television acting
  • What happens in auditions and how to prepare for them.
  • What happens in a V.T.R. and what is it for
  • How to properly memorize a script
  • Different script attacks and voice projection

Final Performance

  • Preparation for their own storyline with assigned characters for the final performance
  • Different genres of a film
  • Activity: Practice their performance with their co-actors
  • Execution of the final performance

This course provides live instructor and discussions, student engagement, and on-the-spot hands-on exercises using Zoom. A final performance will be presented on the last day of the session.

Students must have the following: Zoom application, a wide-open space to move and a stable internet connection.

5 Sessions | Every Sat | Sep 11,18,25 & Oct 2
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee: ₱6,000 only

Procreate for iPad is one of the coolest drawing apps out there. It’s a fantastic app that can be used for digital artwork and animation. It can definitely be used for fun, personal projects as well as professional work, in short it’s for everybody!

Just like any program, Procreate can take a little getting used to, and this is what this 4-session workshop is for! We will teach you how to navigate Procreate’s innovative interface and get familiar with its many tools through live activities. Kids will learn how to maximize Procreate’s features to create eye-catching digital illustrations! It’s a great way to introduce your creative kids to the world of digital art. 

Introduction to Procreate: Interface & Tools

  • Introduction to Procreate & Digital Illustration
    – What is Digital Illustration?
    – About Procreate–Program Capabilities, Advantages, What you can accomplish with it
  • Procreate Interface Walkthrough
    – Starting a New File
    – Basic Tools & Interface Features
  • Freehand Drawing Demo & Activity

Getting Started with Drawing: Using Brushes& Layers, Basic Drawing Workflow

  • Using The Brush Tool
    – NavigatingProcreate’s library of brushes
    – Understanding how different brushes work and what they are used for
    – Line exercises you can do for practice
  • Preparing a Digital Illustration
    – Creating a Layer for your Sketch & Sketching using Pencil Brushes
    – Creating a Layer for Lineart & Inking using Ink Brushes
    – Creating a Layer for Colors &Shading using Alpha Lock
    – Using Layer Groups, Flattening and Combining Layers
  • Drawing Workflow Demo & Activity

Color Theory for Beginners

  • Introduction to Color Theory 
    – The Importance of Colors in Illustration
    – The Color Wheel and how to understand it
  • Creating Color Palettes using Procreate
    – Different Kinds of Color Palettes
    – Using Procreate’s Color Palette Feature

Editing Your Drawings &Additional Tools in Procreate

  • Other Useful Procreate Tools for Editing Finished Drawings
    – Selection Tools
    – Layer Adjustment Tools & Effects
    – Other Helpful Tools & Features
  • Exporting & Saving Your Work
    – Understanding Procreate’s Different File Types
  • Creating a Full Drawing Composition – Demo & Activity

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on-the-spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom and Procreate. An activity will be accomplished by the end of each session.

Students must have the following:

  • Zoom application
  • Gmail account (for Google Classroom)
  • Apple iPad Pro (Or any iPad compatible with Procreate and the Apple Pencil)
  • Procreate (Latest version on App Store)
  • Apple Pencil for iPad*

*Not required to run the Procreate app, but highly recommended to maximize the lessons

8 Sessions | Every Tue & Thu | July 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fee: ₱4,000 only

A virtual workshop that focuses on body fitness and wellness of the mind, allowing creativity to flow easily for both kids and adults alike.

The best way to exercise is to exercise with somebody.

Each session follows a regime of social activities, workout and meditation drills that will help you stay healthy and creative.

This course provides live instructions and demo from the instructor, student engagement, and on-the-spot exercises using Zoom.

Each session follows a regime of social activities, workout and meditation drills that will help you stay healthy and creative.

Students must have the following: Zoom application, a wide-open space to move and a stable internet connection.

3 Sessions | 9 hours total
Time: 3 hours/session
Fee: ₱6,500 only (includes materials)

Ever wondered what it’s like to create a painting? Well, this is the course for you! Acrylic paint is a versatile medium that can be used with a variety of techniques. It does not need any solvent or oil based materials to work with. And cleaning is easy, all you need it clean water.

In this class, you will create three fun projects using acrylic paints on canvas boards. This is designed with beginners in mind, so it can be easily followed by kids between 8 to 12 years old. However, even adults can find this informative, too!

This three-day course will provide the participants the skills needed to start on their art journey.

Session/Day

Lessons

Session 1: Concepts, Transferring, Backgrounds and Object Painting

  • Using Acrylic Paints
  • Preparing the work area. Contain the mess!
  • Transfer the drawing from paper to canvas.
  • Activity: Painting the background colors
  • Blending technique
  • Caring for your brushes

Session 2: Abstract Painting

  • Masking
  • The Color Wheel
  • Choosing your colors
  • Activity: Abstract painting

Session 3: Painting Figures

  • Stippling Technique

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on-the-spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom. Art materials will be given to the students before the start of the class.

Prerequisite:

Recommended to age 8-12 years old 

Requirements:

Students must have the following: Zoom application, Gmail account (for Google Classroom) and stable internet connection.

All supplies will be provided and will be sent to students before the start of the class:

  • 3 pcs. canvas boards
  • 12-color acrylic paints
  • paint brush set
  • paint palette
  • palette knife
  • pencil & eraser

Students are suggested to prepare the following before the start of the class:

  1. Water container for cleaning brush. They can be old ice-cream tubs, old bowls (never to be used with food again).
  2. Desk with protective paper cover (old newspapers, disposable table cloths, others)
  3. Apron (or wear pambahay that can be stained)
  4. Kitchen towels
  5. Clean fabric rags made of old white t-shirts

5 Sessions | Mon to Fri | July 12-16
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee: ₱5,000 only

Drawing is the most primal expression of self that is known to man. With this activity, people first express their creativity, and communicate how they see and understand the world. It is therefore a very sad thing when people grow up, and say that they do not know how to draw.

The main purpose of the DEGAS Fundamentals of Drawing is to show people not just HOW to draw, but also to let them know that they CAN draw, and anyone can do it properly. This 10‐hour workshop is the 1st of a 6‐course series that covers the fundamentals of Drawing, Storytelling, and Design. Here, we will guide students young and old through the very basics they need to know and be proficient in so they can confidently say that they can indeed draw, and draw well.

The Basic Elements of Drawing: Lines and Ellipses

  • Developing the proper motor skills for
  • drawing
  • Accelerated, Moebius, and Freeform Lines
  • Circles and Angled Ellipses
  • Basic Composition with the Basic Elements
  • Challenge Activity: Patterns

Basic Shapes and Figures

  • Simple Figure Observation and
  • Deconstruction
  • Basic Stick Figures
  • Basic Simple Shapes and Construction
  • Drawings
  • Challenge Activity: Non-human Figures

Proficiency Check

  • Game: The Draw-Off Challenge: The
  • Chimera
  • Basic Gesture Drawings
  • Basic Frame Skeletons
  • Challenge Activity: The Superhero Pt I

The Basic Concept of Environmental

  • Observation
  • Introduction to Scale
  • Introduction to Perspective
  • Challenge Activity: my Ideal Room

Introduction to Life Drawing

  • The Fundamentals of Life Drawing
  • Challenge Activity: The Superhero Pt II

This course provides live instructor‐led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on‐the‐spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom, some paper, and at least 1 drawing implement. Students will be given challenges to perform, to properly assess their individual progress, and determine their art strengths and tendencies.

Students must have the following:

  • Zoom application, or Gmail account (for Google Classroom)
  • A supply of clean paper
  • At least one drawing implement, preferably a pencil

5 Sessions | Mon to Fri | 2:00PM to 5:00PM
July 12-16
Fee: ₱7,000 only

Drawing is the most primal expression of self that is known to man. With this activity, people first express their creativity, and communicate how they see and understand the world. It is therefore a very sad thing when people grow up, and say that they do not know how to draw.

The main purpose of the DEGAS Fundamentals of Drawing is to show people not just HOW to draw, but also to let them know that they CAN draw, and anyone can do it properly. This 10‐hour workshop is the 1st of a 6‐course series that covers the fundamentals of Drawing, Storytelling, and Design. Here, we will guide students young and old through the very basics they need to know and be proficient in so they can confidently say that they can indeed draw, and draw well.

The Basic Elements of Drawing: Lines and Ellipses

  • Developing the proper motor skills for
  • drawing
  • Accelerated, Moebius, and Freeform Lines
  • Circles and Angled Ellipses
  • Basic Composition with the Basic Elements
  • Challenge Activity: Patterns

Basic Shapes and Figures

  • Simple Figure Observation and
  • Deconstruction
  • Basic Stick Figures
  • Basic Simple Shapes and Construction
  • Drawings
  • Challenge Activity: Non-human Figures

Proficiency Check

  • Game: The Draw-Off Challenge: The
  • Chimera
  • Basic Gesture Drawings
  • Basic Frame Skeletons
  • Challenge Activity: The Superhero Pt I

The Basic Concept of Environmental

  • Observation
  • Introduction to Scale
  • Introduction to Perspective
  • Challenge Activity: my Ideal Room

Introduction to Life Drawing

  • The Fundamentals of Life Drawing
  • Challenge Activity: The Superhero Pt II

This course provides live instructor‐led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and on‐the‐spot hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom, some paper, and at least 1 drawing implement. Students will be given challenges to perform, to properly assess their individual progress, and determine their art strengths and tendencies.

Students must have the following:

  • Zoom application, or Gmail account (for Google Classroom)
  • A supply of clean paper
  • At least one drawing implement, preferably a pencil

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