Daily Archives: June 29, 2006

Hands on Art Camp

Students build clay potsCampers spent five busy days learning hand building clay techniques that included pinch pots, coiling, and slab work with drapes and moulds. The campers also spent a day visiting the WKU ceramic studio where they tried their hands at a pottery wheel. They ended the week eating ice cream sundaes from ceramic bowls made at the ceramic studio.

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Paint Like Summer Camp

Art camp participantsLed by Alice Gatewood Waddell, campers were introduced to the techniques and styles of five modern artist, Romare Bearden, Jackson Pollock, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol. They experimented with splattering, pouring, and brushing acrylic paint, watercolors, and collage.

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The Good Ole Days

girls washing clothesDid you ever want to spend a day working as children in 1810 did? What about holding a Victorian tea party, conducting an archeological dig in a sand box or holding a sock hop. Participants at this year’s Camp Kentucky did all of that! Camp Kentucky was led by Eileen Starr and Amy McCray.

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