Cameron

Cameron

  I met Cameron at an after school program. He was not  into completing projects. But I noticed he had an infinity for mixing paint. I invited him to participate in PFRD  and promised him a paint mixers dream.

I met Cameron at an after school program. He was not  into completing projects. But I noticed he had an infinity for mixing paint. I invited him to participate in PFRD  and promised him a paint mixers dream.

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 We built a paintslide with a pooling area at the bottom.

We built a paintslide with a pooling area at the bottom.

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  Beyond dump mixing paint he experimented other mixing techniques.

Beyond dump mixing paint he experimented other mixing techniques.

  The inevitable happened.

The inevitable happened.

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  Solange

Solange

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  Solange has participated in PFRD three times. She is dedicated to detail and tends to perform within her installations.

Solange has participated in PFRD three times. She is dedicated to detail and tends to perform within her installations.

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 Solange is a mighty force who is not shy to go big.

Solange is a mighty force who is not shy to go big.

  October

October

  Octobers dad is a bread baker.  So he attacked this block of clay like it was dough.

Octobers dad is a bread baker.  So he attacked this block of clay like it was dough.

  Complete with fork and spoon.

Complete with fork and spoon.

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  Things got primal when the bones and fur got found.

Things got primal when the bones and fur got found.

  A kingdom was born.

A kingdom was born.

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  Talyn

Talyn

  After a long hard thinking session with a blank grey square and a skull Talyn came up with a brilliant concept.

After a long hard thinking session with a blank grey square and a skull Talyn came up with a brilliant concept.

  He drew the skull then continued to draw it back to life.

He drew the skull then continued to draw it back to life.

  skin, fur, eyeball

skin, fur, eyeball

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  Talyn worked on a second project. He wanted to see how a small sketch would translate into a large mural.

Talyn worked on a second project. He wanted to see how a small sketch would translate into a large mural.

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  Mackenzie

Mackenzie

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  Mackenzie wanted to fill up the space around Talyn's painting. Unabashed and energetic splatter painting lead to a heart filled explosion.

Mackenzie wanted to fill up the space around Talyn's painting. Unabashed and energetic splatter painting lead to a heart filled explosion.

  Eleanor

Eleanor

  Elanor cut and cut and cut tiny shapes from my vast decorative scarf collection.

Elanor cut and cut and cut tiny shapes from my vast decorative scarf collection.

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  She stuffed the shapes and had me glue gun them closed. Then she artfully attached them to the wall.

She stuffed the shapes and had me glue gun them closed. Then she artfully attached them to the wall.

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  Sophia

Sophia

  Here Sophie is explaining at length the details of her beautifully imagined world.

Here Sophie is explaining at length the details of her beautifully imagined world.

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  Aubrey

Aubrey

  Aubrey’s approach was considerate. Every detail was not soley aesthetic but a slowly built fictional story.   There was much discussion about Max Ernst's glove series.

Aubrey’s approach was considerate. Every detail was not soley aesthetic but a slowly built fictional story. There was much discussion about Max Ernst's glove series.

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  Soren

Soren

  Soren knew he wanted to build a laser web. We worked together to figure out how to best do this.

Soren knew he wanted to build a laser web. We worked together to figure out how to best do this.

  It involved balls and balls of string and yarn, some things like mic and music stands, a chair, and a short ladder.  Then for 3 hours he hurdled these balls of materials back and forth to form his laser net.

It involved balls and balls of string and yarn, some things like mic and music stands, a chair, and a short ladder.  Then for 3 hours he hurdled these balls of materials back and forth to form his laser net.

  Soren could not get enough so he returned for another session and created a second laser web.

Soren could not get enough so he returned for another session and created a second laser web.

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  Violet

Violet

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  Careful and quite Violet tiptoed around the materials. With tiny quite movements she arranged beautifully strange combinations of materials.

Careful and quite Violet tiptoed around the materials. With tiny quite movements she arranged beautifully strange combinations of materials.

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  Mija

Mija

  Mija never spoke. Just pointed and smiled at every piece of textile and clothing. She spent her three hours swimming in a sea of fabric. A type of performance that took her on a magic carpet ride.

Mija never spoke. Just pointed and smiled at every piece of textile and clothing. She spent her three hours swimming in a sea of fabric. A type of performance that took her on a magic carpet ride.

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  Eliza

Eliza

  What can I say…..TAPE! 

What can I say…..TAPE! 

  This girl loves tape and ladders.

This girl loves tape and ladders.

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  Cole

Cole

  Cole is a builder, a fixer, a balancer and a fine coordinator of colour.

Cole is a builder, a fixer, a balancer and a fine coordinator of colour.

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  Ruby

Ruby

  While everyone went big in the big space Ruby chose small. She literally chose every small item from the studio area.

While everyone went big in the big space Ruby chose small. She literally chose every small item from the studio area.

 She asked for one small square shelf and commenced to build her world in miniature.

She asked for one small square shelf and commenced to build her world in miniature.

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   Elena

 Elena

  Elena had radical approaches to building her installation. Including throwing wooden embroidery loops from a distance to see how they would choose to hook themselves to a pink caribou antler.

Elena had radical approaches to building her installation. Including throwing wooden embroidery loops from a distance to see how they would choose to hook themselves to a pink caribou antler.

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  Anabelle

Anabelle

 Anabelle started in a flurry of chaos and movement all surrounding a single plinth.

Anabelle started in a flurry of chaos and movement all surrounding a single plinth.

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  But as the session progressed she honed in on her materials and got more and more detail orientated. She found her way into the eye of her own storm.

But as the session progressed she honed in on her materials and got more and more detail orientated. She found her way into the eye of her own storm.

  Finn

Finn

  Finn & Solange

Finn & Solange

  Finn is a jokster.  Art making was not much his thing. Acting silly among the objects was his thing. Although he did manage to throw together this brilliant sculpture of burnt wood, baby blue crinoline and a wooden rabbit all balanced in a baby cradle. I though it was brilliant.  He thought it was silly and not art.

Finn is a jokster.  Art making was not much his thing. Acting silly among the objects was his thing. Although he did manage to throw together this brilliant sculpture of burnt wood, baby blue crinoline and a wooden rabbit all balanced in a baby cradle. I though it was brilliant.  He thought it was silly and not art.

  Chloe

Chloe

 Chloe was the youngest participant.

Chloe was the youngest participant.

 She literally played, fell, rested and danced for three hours straight.

She literally played, fell, rested and danced for three hours straight.

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  Asher

Asher

  The task was simple for Asher.  Make carrots for the two wooden rabbits using only fabric, stuffing and a stapler.

The task was simple for Asher.  Make carrots for the two wooden rabbits using only fabric, stuffing and a stapler.

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  In the end he also made his own rabbit.

In the end he also made his own rabbit.