outdoor art

Mural painting


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Wednesday afternoon art students worked on our outdoor mural.

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Everyone enjoyed adding to the ongoing mural in front of the Art Junction.

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It’s fun to see the various changes that take place in our little outdoor mural.

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The students really enjoy having the freedom to express themselves in an outdoor setting that is visible to the public.

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Here is a detail of the students’ work.

 

Mural painting


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One of the projects at Art Camp this summer was mural painting.

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Everyone focused on circular shapes with their favorite color.

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There were many thoughtful ideas created in our mural.

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It was great to work cooperatively in creating this outdoor art.

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Everyone had the opportunity to be very expressive with paint and brush.

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I was very happy with the students’ final work on our murals this year!

Lawn art


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Spray painted designs on the lawn at the Art Junction during our Art Camps the summer of 2012.  A way to explore creativity in your own backyard!

Paint explosion!


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Our last Wednesday Afternoon Art Class was filled with painting.

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Students had the opportunity to paint our outdoor mural in front of the Art Junction.

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Students used various types of materials including spray paint.

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It was a lot of fun to add paint in many different ways to a large surface outdoors!

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The final step was to remove tape that covered a previous layer of paint.

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It was fun to see the students become engrossed in the painting process.

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Here is a detail of their mural.  Maybe you can join us in the fall for Wednesday afternoon art classes.

 

Art Camp -day 1


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This year Art Camp focused on the theme of color.

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We began with a warm-up exercise to work together combining small amounts of color and lines with other media.

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This fun little exercise has some wonderful results.

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Campers discussed color, images, and shapes, and we talked about how we combined these elements in our last little exercise.

100_4647Campers worked as a team incorporating their ideas on two large outdoor paintings.

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Everyone had fun exploring how to cover the large white areas.

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It was a little intimidating at first, but eventually everyone jumped into the creative experience!

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Splattering the paint was lots of fun!

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Using the brush and mixing colors had several creative challenges that were soon overcome.

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The introduction of spray paint and learning how to use it gave the paintings a whole new level of fun and new layers of color.

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By the close of day one campers were covered with paint and creative expression.

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Campers were tired after a full morning of color exploration and painting.

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But everyone was looking forward to day 2 and continuing the creative process of Art Camp.

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Art Camp -Day 1


Art Camp began today at the Art Junction.

The campers created a cardboard stencil of something they were interested in turning into a chalk drawing.

Campers then learned how to add water to their chalk and incorporate using a brush to create their chalk image.

The campers learned to make chalk paintings on the sidewalk.  Everyone was amazed at how fast the time passed as they worked on their projects.

The other project we began was some yard art.

Campers used found objects to use as stencil patterns.

Adding shapes and color to the dry landscape was a new idea and lots of fun!

The Campers had fun learning and exploring new ways to be creative in day one of Art Camp at the Art Junction!

Tye-Dye Workshop


TyeDye Workshop

Have you always wanted to create a Tyedye T-shirt?

    This is your chance to learn how with your friends and family. 

     Date: Saturday, July 14, 2012

10 a.m. -12noon   Cost $15.00  Ages 10 & up!

Class Size: Must have at least 8 for a class for material cost!  

Must sign up by July 2, 2012

Materials Needed: Must provide your own shirt(s)

For more information or to sign up call 419-935-3404 or email theartjunction@yahoo.com