The fountain in the Schoellkopf gardens across from the Niagara Arts and Culture Center is a magnet for the camp kids on their 'plein air day with artists.' The wavy edges of the three tier fountain created a challenge to everyone who chose it. Those who watched Ylli Haruni's demonstration closely did a great job with their flowers, bushes and trees.
Niagara Frontier Plein Air Painters provided a grant to purchase supplies for the NACC campers and joined them for a day of outdoor painting. Cadyn Metz, the group's director and counselor, prepared paint kits with canvas and easels and the kids went to work. It seemed that most of them, and there were a lot of kids, wanted to continue painting through lunch
While her friends sat, this young lady chose to stand to concentrate and get a better view. Laurene Buckley and Kath are in the background.
And a good time was had by all!