Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Spin Art at CAFAM!

You probably already know that I'm obsessed with spin art.  Ever since my parents let me make a spin art canvas at the Rocky Ford fair, I've been hooked!  BTW,  I had already thrown up on the zipper so I was "grounded" for the rest of the day and spin art was my only option.  Several years ago I disassembled a basic fan and created a mini spin art machine and since then, my life has been spinning out of control.  For a special craft day at CAFAM last week, I finally made HUGE spin art machines from large box fans.....The kids (and adults) loved them.  

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Concentration!
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The parents did NOT want to miss their turn either!
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You can't help but smile when you're spinning!


2 comments:

  1. This is too funny; I did the same thing with an old fan many, many years ago. What I also did was use artist's cotton canvas instead of paper, and added fabric medium to to the paint. After the paint was dry, I embellished certain highlights of the design by sewing on seed beads, ribbon scraps and such, and made pillows! I would have loved participating in this CAFAM event. I'm sure much fun was had by all.

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  2. Mark this would be incredible to work on fabric instead of paper and make a skater skirt or peplum with the design or make the coat you did the feathers on.

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