This year’s Winter Peace Camp asked the question “What is compassion and how do we do it?” Peace-campers explored compassion through all sorts of “creating” this week making challah (recipe: https://smittenkitchen.com/2008/09/best-challah-egg-bread/), listening and telling stories, exploring the beauty of geometry, color, and light in rose windows, water coloring […]
. . . a unique animated look at Issun Boshi, among other tidbits of the week . And Thank you everyone for another fabulous summer of Art Camp. See you next year when you come again!
terday returning campers recalled, and shared with new campers, the many things we do at Art Camp together each year — make art, listen to stories, dance together, be “dramatic”, sing — lots of singing, and just being together while doing all these things. We […]
Thursday and Friday were chock full of Star Festival activity — miniature shoji screens, glass furin, koi ponds, fishing poles, sumi painted scrolls, hanko (stamps with designed and personalized signature), clay olympics, accessories inspired by Japanese streetwear known as “fruits”, polka dotted collages and giant block printing of […]
Sashiko literally means “little stabs” and is a kind of embroidery campers have been learning in the fibre arts studio. Taiko is the word for “drum” and Portland Taiko graced Art Camp today with many kids of Japanese style drums in the Music & Dance Studio […]