Last night was a great night. A local school had their annual Art Fair. This is a fun night for the school to raise money to support the art program and continue offering this high quality program. I decided I wanted to help along with other volunteers.
The night began with families buying a wrist band. Then children could participate in numerous booths set up around the gym. They had everything from Mask decorating, t-shirt painting, World Face Painting, Calligraphy and much more! I had my booth there as well.
My booth consisted of activities I do in my studio. Something that kids and even adults enjoy because it is such a challenge. The children would copy a design and then draw it in the underlying space below. This is a wonderful activity that can boost concentration. People would comment to me that the children were so absorbed. They had the ability to zone in on this project and focus.
I was thrilled because it further proved to me how great drawing is and that kids really do enjoy it. I had boys and girls ages four to thirteen drawing. Some of the kids would finish one paper and ask for another and some of them finished all four exercises.
I also had the opportunity to donate a few works of art to the auction. This turned out well and I’m glad I could participate. Donating to these type of things are great way to show that you care and show your support.
This also gave me a chance to talk about my art lessons and hand out my postcards.
I love drawing and this was a great night for everyone!