Creative Hub Makes Its Mark in Apopka Art Scene

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"It's almost spiritual," says pottery teacher Kate Lake.

"It clears my mind, and I start thinking about things in new ways, and I just feel centered."

So says Lake, who teaches at the Creative Hub of Apopka, Fla., and recently took part in the town's first-ever "Art Alive" event, the Apopka Voice reports.

More than a dozen local artists, 3D printers, and rock artists showed off their work at the event, which included a painting competition and a " Maker's Demo," during which visitors could try their hand at woodturning, 3D printing, and more.

"I thought that was the best part of the day," says the founder of the Creative Hub.

Lake was one of the woodturners, showing off her club's "turns" handheld, which she says they donate to cancer centers.

"Most of the people who do woodturning are my age, and if we don't teach them and bring in younger people, our craft is gonna die," says one of the woodturners.

"I call it my meditation time," says another.

"There's something about getting out of the stresses from my day-to-day work and I start thinking Read the Entire Article

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