EAC Art Camp 2018 a huge success

by | July 12, 2018 9:41 am

   Emanuel Arts Council (EAC) held its annual Art Camp on June 25-27 at the Sudie Fulford Community Learning Center of East Georgia State College. The camp was for students in rising third through sixth grades and was facilitated by Mark Lillquist, art teacher at Emanuel County Institute.

   “The theme for art camp this year was “‘Art Through the Ages,’” said Jacquie Brasher, EAC executive director. “We had up to 23 students each day of camp. Everyone had a great time learning to make various forms of art. They also learned basic techniques of painting and sculpting.”

   Lillquist taught students how to make miniature clay pots with Lizella clay from Lizella. These pots were then dried in the sun. Students learned how to make papier-mâché pigs, after which they were painted pink. Tie-dye shirts were also made with red and blue ink on white t-shirts to celebrate Independence Day.

   Painting on canvas was taught by Lillquist as well, and…

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