Summer program offered at Riverside Art Center

Laura Koenig
Staff Writer

kids, ages six to 12, met at the Riverside Art Center to participate in the second week of the Children’s Summer Artworks. After brainstorming a variety of bugs, from butterflies to praying mantises, the students set off to draw and paint their bug villages.
Taught by Cindy Staples of Wapakoneta, Children’s Summer Artworks gives kids from the area the opportunity to experience different mediums such as mixed media, clay, colored pencil and watercolor. The projects include a color wheel village, ocean life and sculptures. They will meet every Tuesday until Aug. 1 with the exception of July Fourth.
Enjoying watercolor, pottery and photography in her free time, Staples teaches high school math and science. This program is a time she gets to teach art.
“I like to watch the process as"...

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