Category: Belmont Runyon

Belmont Runyon – Session 14

The 14th session was our final one. We looked for any imperfections we needed to take care of, finished the gold leaf and also finished painting the borders. And now we have the finished Animodule! We plan on holding a Animodule event, to present the Lion animodule to the school with a plaque from the

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Belmont Runyon – Session 13

In this 13th session, we’re starting to wrap up. Finishing outlining and last coats. Painting the boarder of the Animodule. We’re also adding some gold leaf around the spots in the Lions mane.

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Belmont Runyon – Session 12

For the 12th session, the majority of the Animodule is painted.  We are now going back, and doing some clean up and refining, but re-edging and outlining some of the elements. For this we chose a few of the older students, who are more technically capable to do this more detail oriented work. We expect

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Belmont Runyon – Session 11

For session 11 the students continued painting in the 2nd sides of the Lion pieces. We working on getting all the surface covered as well as starting on 2nd coats. For the most part both sides are finished now. Next comes the refining and the outlining of all the painted design elements.

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Belmont Runyon – Session 10

In session 10, we started up the other sides of the pieces. In the previous weeks we finished up the fronts, so now it was time to start the backs. The design was drawn on in pencil by the residence in artists and color coded with dots of paint so students know what color to

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Belmont Runyon – Session 9

For this session we focused on finishing the front side of both pieces as much as possible. That meant seconds coats on a lot of the design elements and making sure everything was painted with no traces of  primer left. We ended up completing this goal. These sides still need some polishing off, as well

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Belmont Runyon – Session 8

In session 8, we continued painting the Lion. We started doing some 2nd coats on areas that needed it, painting in new areas as well as started painting the leg portions of the Lion. Its really starting to come along and all the students are doing a great job.        

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Belmont Runyon – Session 7

By session 7, the artist in residence took the artwork of the students and combined it all into a final design which was directly drawn on to the Lion Animodule. The Lion was now primed and drawn on, so it was ready to be painted on by the students of Belmont Runyon. We took some

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Belmont Runyon – Session 6

For the most part Session 6 at Belmont Runyon was a repeat of Session 5. We took up the task of priming the other sides of the Lion Animodule that we did not get to prime last time. This time we got a couple of new students, so we took some time to explain the

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Belmont Runyon – Session 5

For our 5th session, the Lion Animodule had already been created and delivered to the school.  So we brought supplies so that we can all prime the Lion Animodule. We set up the pieces on the tables and told the students what we would be doing. We explained that priming, is basically painting the Lion

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