Le Clair Pearson is a friend who can regularly be found in the Makersville studio at Shoreline Village. Le Clair has executed and supported a number of grants and awards by the Port of Long Beach and the Arts Council for Long Beach.
Jigsaw Puzzle Making
Le Clair is our studio guide for Jigsaw Puzzle making. In 2023 he supported an Arts Council grant to make Jigsaw Puzzles in the studio.
Activity Book Making
Le Clair is working with Trish to develop a number of mini activity books, each of which can be purchased for $1. at the Makersville Micro Factory and Outlet at Shoreline Village. Le Clair supports Trish in researching ways to do various activities and we have discussions about how we might make activities. Trish is writing an Activity book making book, and series of supporting videos on making activity books.
Le Clair, Gloria and Trish sharing the Makersville Practical Microfactory for 2023. Activity books can be seen at the top of tables between the donation jar and the bag with the Pacific Electric red car. Le Clair is working on holiday crackers while waiting for the First Friday event in Bixby Knolls in December. This presence was made possible in part with a grant from the Port of Long Beach.
The Pike Stories Comic Book
Le Clair is working to support our Pike Stories Comic Book. He organizes events and discussions on how to make comic books. The most recent includes talks by Mike Wellman at the Pulp Fiction comic book store on Anaheim Street in Long Beach. This event series was sponsored in part by the Arts Council for Long Beach.