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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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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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Studio MPL has a creative Christmas

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, took a break from studying old masters, creating imaginary friends, making sun catchers, painting sunsets, weaving, and trying out pointillism to relax. The young artists made ornaments and practiced perspective by sketching snowmen. Studio MPL meets on the third … Continue reading

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It’s an artistic free-for-all at Studio MPL

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, had its first free-for-all contest on Monday. The kids made anything they wanted, voted on their favorites and even designed the trophies the top vote-getters received. The young artists followed their imaginations, creating … Continue reading

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