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Picasso to Pop Art


Dear Parents,
It was an artsy week at "Picasso to Pop Art."

Monday

Today, the campers learned all about Picasso. In the morning, Camp Founder Judy Crosby came in to teach the campers about Picasso's use of Cubism. The classes then made colors wheels. Midday, the campers learned about Picasso's line portraits and tried to emulate his style. In the afternoon, the campers used colors in their paintings as a way of conveying emotion. 
Look at those color wheels! 

Judy talking to the Junior campers
Making Line Paintings
Picasso-esque Color Paintings!

Tuesday

In the morning, the campers learned about Alberto Giacometti and his skinny sculptures. They then drafted their own sculptures on paper. After this, they got to attempt to make a second draft of their sculpture using tinfoil. After snack, the campers made their sculptures with clay.  In the afternoon, the campers learned about Georgia O'Keefe and painted flowers. 
Making Tinfoil Sculptures
Clay Sculptures
 Junior Flower Collages
Senior Flower Paintings

Wednesday

In the morning, the campers learned about Jackson Pollock. They made crayon scribble paintings and class-wide Pollock murals. They also made collages Pollock-style.
 Pollock Mural!
Pollock Scribble Art

Thursday

In the morning, the seniors did some Jackson Pollock splatter art, an activity that was rained out on Wednesday. The campers also learned about Andy Warhol and tried to draw famous characters the way that he did. In the afternoon, the campers learned about Lichtenstein and made cartoons.
 Splatter Painting!
Warhol-Inspired Art

Friday

Today was party day! In the morning, the Juniors had a stuffy party (per their request), and the seniors worked on miscellaneous art projects from the week. The afternoon was spent at our end-of-summer ice cream social.
Stuffy Party!
Face Paint!

Thank you all for a great summer!

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