|Clarissa Callesen immersed in the creative process|
|Melissa Callesen's altered doll|
The instructions were that each artist had to use a minimum of 5 items from the kit plus whatever items or supplies of their own that they had on hand.
|a lovely collage piece ~ I love this|
The artists had 45 minutes to create their pieces which were auctioned off in a silent auction later on during Artfest.
|a shrine goddess, I liked this piece|
Tables were set up around the outer perimeter of the room, one for each artist. This allowed those of us onlookers to more easily work the room and watch the artists' progress.
|Jesse Reno dances to the beat of his own drum|
Instructors who participated included Michael DeMeng, Melissa Manley, Clarissa Callesen and Jesse Reno to name a few.
|Michael DeMeng busy at work|
I made several passes around the room, snapping photos along the way. To be able to create a finished piece in 45 minutes as hundreds of people file past you taking photographs is no small feat in my opinion.
|Michael DeMeng's demented doll|
While I haven't posted every photo I too, I did post the more memorable ones. These do not necessarily represent styles I like but I found them interesting to look at plus these people seemed to have a crowd around their table by the end of the evening so of course I was curious.
|Melissa Manley's wired barbie|