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Young artists test their brains with Studio MPL

Studio MPL—Mentor Library’s art club for kids—tested the artistic and organizational parts of their brain on Monday, May 18. They did this by drawing recognizable objects—hands, horses, even a Pablo Picasso painting—while the objects were flipped upside down. “By turning … Continue reading

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Studio MPL kids make their own version of Munch’s ‘Scream’

Studio MPL—Mentor Library’s art club for kids—looked to painter Edvard Munch for inspiration last Monday. Munch is best known for his Expressionist painting, The Scream. Using Much’s painting as a reference point, the kids drew their own emotions or (if they … Continue reading

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Studio MPL & the Art of the Imaginary Friend

Studio MPL—Mentor Library’s art club for kids—flexed their artistic muscles by drawing their own imaginary friends on Monday, March 16. The young artists drew inspiration from The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat, which MPL children’s associate … Continue reading

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Studio MPL explores Egypt with art

Studio MPL—our art club for kids in first through fifth grade—continued to explore Egyptian art during its meeting Monday at our Main Branch. In January, they turned their names into cartouches. This month, they colored scarabs and used hieroglyphs to … Continue reading

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Studio MPL makes cartouches and you can too

Studio MPL—our art club for kids in first through fifth grade—turned their names into colorful cartouches on Monday. A cartouche was a designation for a royal name written in hieroglyphics in ancient Egypt. Some pharaohs would even have their names … Continue reading

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