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Drawing with Olaf and Studio MPL

You want to know how to get kids excited about something? Find a way to incorporate Frozen. Our young artists from Studio MPL practiced their drawing by using their favorite snowman, Olaf, as a model. Studio MPL is our art club … Continue reading

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Art for Adults at Mentor Library

If you’re older than 13, you may wonder why it’s the kids who always seem to be getting crafty. It’s the children who get to make cornucopias or build lava lamps or splatter paint everywhere. But there are plenty of chances for … Continue reading

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Making cornucopias with Studio MPL

On Monday, Studio MPL—our art club for kids in first through fifth grade—made cornucopias of self-expression. They made collages from magazines to show what they were thankful for this year. This continues their theme of self-expression. Last month, they used … Continue reading

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Thinking with Ink during Know Poe

We’re celebrating Edgar Allan Poe’s work all July during the Know Poe festival at Mentor Library. When we talk about Poe’s influence, we’re mostly talking about his affect on writers. He did, after all, create two genres: the horror and … Continue reading

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Bright paints and black lights

Andrew had spent about 20 minutes on his masterpiece. It included streaks of orange, blue dots and a kelly green shamrock. (It was, after all, St. Patrick’s Day.) Then he put his artwork beneath the black light and he barely … Continue reading

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