Wonder'neath Open Studio

Saturday, January 31

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The dyed wool from The Loop and Gaspereau Valley Fibres is all sorted!  A rainbow to choose from for felting projects!

Oxford Junior High students at work on a collaborative volcano game board for French Class (learning imperative).

Oxford Junior High students at work on a collaborative volcano game board for French Class (learning imperative).

A Snailbot!  Tiny little critter crawling all around the table!

A Snailbot!  Tiny little critter crawling all around the table!

Needle felting attracts so many people because it's so easy to learn and get started.

Needle felting attracts so many people because it's so easy to learn and get started.

It's always exciting to see what catches on at the studio.  Students from Oxford research ideas and then test them out at Open Studio.  Often what they are doing is so exciting, it inspires others in the room.

It's always exciting to see what catches on at the studio.  Students from Oxford research ideas and then test them out at Open Studio.  Often what they are doing is so exciting, it inspires others in the room.

More crayon and hairdryer experiments!

More crayon and hairdryer experiments!

Seriously, crayons have never been more popular!

Seriously, crayons have never been more popular!

Exciting things go on during Open Studio: on your way down the hall to wash your hands, you might see ceramic artists/painter/printmakers/designer builders at work.

Exciting things go on during Open Studio: on your way down the hall to wash your hands, you might see ceramic artists/painter/printmakers/designer builders at work.

Our facilitator, Jeighk, at work on a plasticine picture - by blending the colours and carving out lines, she's made gorgeous art!

Our facilitator, Jeighk, at work on a plasticine picture - by blending the colours and carving out lines, she's made gorgeous art!

Facilitator Heather is also at work, experimenting with a home-made stain glass paint on glass samples donated by Fowler Bauld & Mitchell.

Facilitator Heather is also at work, experimenting with a home-made stain glass paint on glass samples donated by Fowler Bauld & Mitchell.

Which also inspired many people in the studio!

Which also inspired many people in the studio!

Wood and found object sculpture!

Wood and found object sculpture!

One of many art projects that inspires deep conversation and consideration.

One of many art projects that inspires deep conversation and consideration.

The ever popular manual typewriter!

The ever popular manual typewriter!

Plays get written on the typewriter and shared - and then props get made right in the studio!

Plays get written on the typewriter and shared - and then props get made right in the studio!

While others quietly draw...

While others quietly draw...

The snack zone is especially busy on days when folks stay for longer visits.

The snack zone is especially busy on days when folks stay for longer visits.

Learning to use tools in order to complete builds!  Very exciting.

Learning to use tools in order to complete builds!  Very exciting.