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The ‘eyes’ have it at Studio MPL

The young artists of Studio MPL—our art club for kids—sharpened their artistic eyes by drawing literal eyes. Lisa Layton, our library associate who leads the club, showed them the different parts of the eye and different ways to draw them. … Continue reading

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Our art club for kids expands to include younger artists

After a summer hiatus, Studio MPL—Mentor Public Library’s art club for kids—returns next week; and we’ve added an extra session for our youngest artists. Kids from 3rd through 6th grade can join us on Monday, Sept. 19, while kids from kindergarten … Continue reading

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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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