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Abstraction & Impressionism with our Watercolor Club

Each month, the Watercolor Club at our Lake Branch explores new painting skills and techniques. This month, we experimented with impressionism and abstraction. The painters used abstract techniques to recreate forests, seaside views, flowers, balloons, people and more. Our Watercolor … Continue reading

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Geometry & art at the library

We mixed geometry and art during our most recent STEAM program at the library. Kids made mixed-media collages using basic shapes — for example, turning ovals into clouds and making ice-cream cones from circles and triangles. They also painted eye-popping … Continue reading

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Pop Art at the Library

Kids got inspired by pop art during a special program at the library earlier this summer. They made silhouette collages and created animals out of old newspaper. If your child likes creating art, they should check out Studio MPL. Every … Continue reading

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Arting as an adult at the library

The adults got a chance to be crafty this time. It’s usually the kids who  paint like Jackson Pollock and teens who get to experiment with folk art. But this time, the grownups turned papers into flowers, cranes and even amphibians during … Continue reading

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Collaborative Art during Musical Monday

We played Musical Art on Monday. It’s like Musical Chairs but no one gets eliminated. Instead, kids go around the table working on different art projects.When the music stops, you switch to the next piece of art. Kids took turns, … Continue reading

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