A printing storm hit Hay Loft Studio. Four kids, plenty of ink (water based of course), paper, rollers, bottle caps, string, styrofoam, corks, cookie cutters, matchbox cars, t.p. rolls, leaves, pencils, even old tractor bits, two tired dogs and me. Curiosity urged one student to count all the prints. I believe there were 46 in all! Whew! Thanks to the students for their enthusiasm and great inspirations. I neglected to take photos but here’s what I scrounged up with the help of parents:
String on block prints:
Three part printing:
Some of the printing plates:
Birch trees? Printed using wine corks:
Two tired dogs by the stove:
Spring and summer vacation classes are posted for 2013. Click here for more information.
Beading class is under way! It’s amazing how these kids can sit for nearly six hours straight fastidiously weaving teeny tiny beads. Barely a lunch break and a brief basketball match to stretch the legs! Still, the day ends with an awww. The day flies by for me too. This is heaven for me, spending all day in the studio making art in the company of others who love spending all day in the studio too. What fun!
Some works in progress:
Tomorrow we will bead some free form animals. A cat in progress: