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MAKE YOUR OWN CLAY MANDALAS!  We all are sad about not being able to have Camp this summer, so Grace Art Camp has a gift for you!  “Bright Spots” – short videos led by our artists to inspire fun and creativity for you and your families. Each Wednesday through late August look for a new episode. We hope today’s video project starter led by Grace Art Camp Artist Melissa Romeo really encourages you to try this at home! This week’s episode has a great recipe for making cornstarch clay and info for designing your own mandala. 

Artist’s Tip:  You can also use chopsticks or toothpicks to apply even round dots. 

Supplies:  1/2 cup of cornstarch; 4 oz bottle of Glue; 2 tbsp oil; 1 tbsp lemon juice; wax paper; mixing bowl; spatula or spoon; acrylic paint (leftovers from a craft kit work great!); small paintbrush

Video and Sound Design by Orie Weeks

Watch the video above or you can visit our YouTube channel here

Melissa, who usually teaches in the clay and sculpture studio at Camp, received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Illinois and has since worked with students in museums, schools and camps. To learn more about Melissa and her art visit her website, Etsy, or Instagram.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel. And, tag and share your creations with us @graceartcamps! 

To help us produce this fun, short, on-line content as a weekly gift to our families, please consider donating to the Grace Art Camp Summer 2020 Creativity Fund. Visit our Contribute page to donate to the Creativity Fund. Thank you!