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Making Sun Catchers with Studio MPL

In April, the kids from Studio MPL painted sunsets. Last week they made sun catchers. I think they’re working on some sort of solar motif. If you haven’t heard of Studio MPL, it’s Mentor Library’s art club for kids in first … Continue reading

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Painting Sunsets with Studio MPL

There’s something about a sunset. Just ask Tomie DePaola, Frederic Edwin Church or pretty much any other artist. Studio MPL, our art club for kids in first through fifth grade, painted sunsets last week. Lisa Layton, who’s in charge of Studio MPL, … 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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Something fun looming at Studio MPL

Pardon the pun in the headline but the kids of Studio MPL had a lot of fun with weaving during their meeting Monday. (Get it? Weaving. Something looming.) Not only did the kids weave patterns with paper but they also used yarn and … Continue reading

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Kids experiment with art at Studio MPL

Last time the Studio MPL kids got together, they made a bit of a mess. (That’s what happens when you channel Jackson Pollock.) This Monday, our art club for kids practiced their inking and penwork; so the work was cleaner but … Continue reading

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