Isaiah Kirkland

Isaiah Kirkland

Disciplines

Visual Art

Projects

Collage Wrist Band

Using old magazines, campers cut out and assembled images that they found appealing. Once the collage pieces were arranged in a form that could be fashioned into a wrist band, we laminated them and added velcro to the ends. Voila! A brand new creative piece of jewelry!

Flower Dissection

At the Horticultural Center, we were surrounded by beautiful plants and flowers. By dissecting a Lily Alstromeria flower, campers discovered the inner-workings of the flower and learned that a flower performs an important job for a plant. The flower is the reproductive organ of the plant. Flowers are pretty and smell good because they need […]

Nature Study

Fairmount Park is home to a complex local ecosystem. Campers assembled into specialized groups to investigate various aspects of the life of Fairmount Park. Our field study groups were: Birds, Insects, Trees, and Other Living Things. Once they had observed and identified their subjects using field guide books, campers created water color paintings of what […]

Paper Flower

We made colorful, 3-dimensional flowers by assembling flat shapes that we cut out.

Paper Mache Mask

Campers made paper-mache by soaking newspaper in watery Elmer’s glue. They then laid their paper-mache over a balloon and let it dry. Once the paper-mache was dry campers could add more paper-mache forms to the surface to create 3-D features. The mask finally took on character when the campers painted the surface.