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Cool Creatures & Creations From Art Camp

It’s amazing how much creativity can be contained in one building. (OK, sometimes we go outside, too.)

We’re reminded of that fact every summer during Art Camp, which is in full swing now at The Art League! We dropped by our Madison Annex classrooms to see some of what our campers are up to:

Creatures

In Paper Mache for Teens, students work on animals great and small:

Paper mache, if you don’t know, starts with a wire frame, which is then pasted over with paper and painted.

And check out these egg people from Fiber Camp! They’re created by felting:

Creations

We’re really digging these vibrant still lifes campers were working on:

And taking a turn at the potter’s wheel is always a blast. Here are Ceramics Campers getting a demo and working on glazing their creations:

About Art Camp

Summer Art Camp runs weekly through August 18, 2017 at The Art League’s Madison Annex in Old Town Alexandria. In our regular art camp, each day brings a new project that may include drawing, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. Our specialty camps, like Drawing Camp or Painting Camp, focus on immersion in one particular medium.

For full details and to register, see our Art Camp page.

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Did you know: The Art League's Art Camp is the longest running visual arts camp in the area! We've been here for more than 30 years! While sadly we can't find any photos from the '80s (please let us know if you have any lying around), let's take a look back at the last several years of burgeoning kid artists and eight years of fun at Art Camp!

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