Islamabad - The Summer Art Camp of Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) will conclude here on August 10 (today) featuring 2-month training of basic cultural education to the children.

During the camps, over 30 young artists learnt to draw, paint, sculpt, sing, dance and lot more and termed the courses as an exciting opportunity for the young minds to explore, experience and create whatever they had in their mind through professional skills. The Visual Arts section of PNCA arranged the camps while the participants were divided into two age groups 5 to 11 and 12 to 15 years old to experience and create drawing, paintings, sculpture, singing, dancing and many other forms of visual and performing arts.

The courses were planned for budding artists to get extra skills besides their regular studies and introduce the young minds with basic training of drawing, use of pencil, sketching and paints while the performing art lovers were guided about the skills to sing and dance, said Director Visual Arts PNCA while talking to APP.

The art camps were scheduled during the summer vacations with the objective to engage the youngsters in healthy activities and promoting art and crafts related techniques among the young generation by master artisans, she said.

Experts in these fields conducted the courses to provide the students with techniques and theoretical training of the fine art subjects. “These art courses are the regular feature of PNCA to facilitate art lovers, students and amateur artists for boosting their extra skills besides their regular studies,” she said, adding that it is one of the most rewarding initiatives where children were exposed to creative and artistic activity.

They were given every possible opportunity and assistance to explore and express hidden creative potential. The camps were successfully conducted under the guidance of professional teachers and in-house support.