Campers 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.
Daily Archives: June 29, 2006
Led by Alice Gatewood Waddell, campers were introduced to the techniques and styles of five modern artist, Romare Bearden, Jackson Pollock, Georgia Oâ€™Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol. They experimented with splattering, pouring, and brushing acrylic paint, watercolors, and collage.
Did 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.