Monday, August 8, 2011

2011 County Fair Fun

S' card finished

Loads of fun at Fair this year - S & R made cut Japanese greeting cards ( I can't remember the Japanese word for paper cutting art) with the 4-H exchange students from Japan.

Japanese exchange student
S's card

Then we had fun hands-on weaving experience over in the fiber arts room:

S's turn to weave
Totally digging the weaving
R trying her hadn at weaving for the first time

Kumihimo (Japanese cord making) braids:
Making a weaved cord

Trying out a drop spindle:
Learning to use a drop spindle

And then....on to check out how our arts & crafts & photographs did in the Open Classes.
Peelu's Watercolor ChickenR's crayon with Fair Theme
Peelu's Felt Marker Ice Cream coneFair Photo Theme: Still Life
Peelu's foil collageR's collage kokeshi

Brother not so happy that sister beat him out in pen & ink drawing:
Pen & Ink

Brother happier that he beat sister out in acrylic. (Note that sister is a good sport no matter what).
Acrylic - brother versus sister

And then big excitement - Peelu won BEST IN SHOW for 4-6 year olds for her peacock! What a surprise! She was SO happy!
Peelu won Best in Show for her peacock!

Another fun Deschutes County Fair...details on the fair entries to come...

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