Art Camp Day Four

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We started this morning with a shower – we needed to dampen and ink a large sheet of paper before the group arrived. We thought a few spots of rain might help, but it didn’t rain. Zoe pretended to be a rain shower, but this seemed to be a message to the heavens to open, and within minutes the deluge of rain melted our ink away!

The rain did stop in time for lunch!

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So, it is day four of Art Camp and the group are all involved in personal projects, many coming equipped with objects and ideas to store in their work.

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Individual conversations have identified a range of directions the children want to go in, so boats and gliders are being constructed, boxes decorated and embellished, stories being told – really imaginative responses to ideas and materials.

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Zoe did some lovely atmospheric photography, getting close to the details around a very busy studio space!

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Fragments of driftwood become sailing ships on the high seas, boxes made more precious, containers full of intrigue

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And two large inked papers, a seascape and a landscape, conveying a sense of flying in the air and looking down on the world below…..

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