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Getting abstract with Studio MPL

Studio MPL—Mentor Public Library’s art club for kids—got abstract during its meeting this week. First, they learned about the life of Pablo Picasso. (His first word was “pencil!” His full name is 23 words long!) Then they practiced some of his … Continue reading

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Get the picture with MPL’s Comics Club

Is your kid batty for Batman? Wowzers for Wonder Woman? Not just superheroes either. Do they love Pokemon or Yu-gi-oh! manga? Amelia Rules? Bone? Smile? El Deafo? If your kid likes comics—any kind of comics—they’ll probably love our Comics Club. Our Comics Club is for any … Continue reading

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Studio MPL goes wild

Studio MPL—our art club for kids—went wild this week. They learned how to draw realistic fur patterns (lions, tigers, bears, and more) using photos for reference. Every month, the kids take on a new art project. They’ve sketched live artists, created imaginary … Continue reading

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Studio MPL practices drawing with live models

Ruthie had held her splits pose for more than nine minutes, and she was beginning to ache. Talk about suffering for your art. The young artists in Studio MPL—Mentor Public Library’s art club for kids—practiced drawing live models during their most … Continue reading

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Strike a pose with MPL’s Comics Club

Our Comics Club got both sketching and modeling practice at our last meeting. Artists of all kinds, including comic artists, often use live models to create realistic pictures, paintings and sculptures of people. So some of our Comics Club members volunteered to … Continue reading

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