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Art Camp -day 2


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Day 2 of Art Camp focused on color, shape and line….basic art elements used in fun, creative ways.

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Campers added color to their shape drawings.

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Lots of focus went into this process.

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Next we added color to our ink line studies.

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There were many color decisions to make as campers worked on adding watercolor to their images.

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Everyone loved adding color with spray paint to their 3D sculptural projects.

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There were many color decisions to make in using this new medium.

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We used the spray paint on top of our circle painting board to add another layer of color and shape to that image in an indirect manner.

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Everyone loved using the spray medium!

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It was fun day for everyone to explore many new ways of using color, shape and line together!

Drawing Lab -Week 5


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Week 5 began using black acrylic paint with an improvised brayer to add paint with strokes.

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This resulted in some very interesting results that were used as a starting point for drawing.

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Working collaboratively, participants created some very interesting drawings.

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One of the problems to work through was to add to what another participant had begun or to ignore what they had done.

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Creative exercises are just that….a project meant to expand boundaries of thinking and doing.

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Craziness leads to fun which leads to new insights into the personal creative journey.

DSCN7225We ended the session with some quick ink wash images.

DSCN7226These quick washes changed up the creative flow of the evening.

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Artist Paul Klee expresses the idea of drawing as “taking a line for a walk”.  Participants learned that making a drawing is first about communicating with yourself as they went for a walk this evening in the drawing lab.

Drawing Lab -Week 1


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Drawing Lab began last week with a session of exploration and imagination.

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Using lines and scribbles as a beginning point participants were looking to have fun with the drawing experience…following the creative trail on its imaginative journey.

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Curious images appeared from various collaborations.

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Simple tools were used as a fun time of creative exploration was embarked upon.  Wish you could have joined in the fun…maybe next time!