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Category Archives: Student Art

Breagan, Lauren and Taylor

These young artists are so “into” their art. They truly appreciate their talent, and there is some definite talent in the studio when they attend class. Taylor worked on her fairy symmetrical project. She is designing and darkening the wings. I discussed with Taylor the Elements and Principles of value, unity, variety and emphasis. Lauren finished…

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Alex and Jody

Alex and Jody come to class on Thursdays. They are granddaughter and grandmother:) Jody is doing a palette knife of a poppy. Alex is painting a sunset. They have both done a super job for their first paintings. I so enjoy my ladies classes. They finally get to have some time for themselves:)  

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Sadler

Sadler and I started class as usual with a football conversation. Its football season! He worked on his nonobjective abstract in acrylic. After painting, we will cut the painting up into 1″ squares then glue it together randomly. Way cool, creating another abstract. I am painting a NOA at the same time so I can…

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Jack

Jack brightens my Monday morning. I have hardly had 2 cups of coffee when Jack arrives each Monday. Jack wakes me up with his sunshine smile! I am so blessed that I get to start my Monday with a lesson with Jack instead of a huge committee meeting in some 4 walled office:) To start…

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Lucy, Trey and Taylor

These artists came to the studio yesterday, Saturday, for a make up class. Taylor and Lucy worked on their symmetrical projects. Taylor is making a fairy with wings and Lucy is making a butterfly. Both of the girls are doing very well. The detail is amazing! The wings are black and white and the bodies…

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Emma, Emily, Presley and Kendall

These young artists all ran into the studio Friday like they do every week. They are a fun group to teach. We took care of studio show business before we started the lesson. I am making sure all the artwork goes home with labels. It’s s task! Emma, Emily and Kendall worked on their illuminated…

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Lizzy and Vivi

It was great to see these 2 cousins Friday. What a wonderful way to end the week. The first thing we did was a sketchbook activity. The girls used soft pastels and gesso to create a background. They used water based oil pastels to write a word that described them. Both of the girls chose…

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Channing

Channing came to the studio Thursday for class with her hair in the typical wind blown natural look:) Mmmmm, where could she get that from??? Channing worked on her proportion collage. She painted the background for the collage in watercolor. I emphasized that the background needed to be mostly horizontal. Channing included some waterbased oil…

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