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Yearly Archives: 2012

Mixed Media Collages

Several of the classes are working on the same project – Mixed Media Collages. We are about to wind these up. I want to get them ready for the Art Show Opening on the 27th of October. If you don’t see your artists picture posted with this summary  - I get so busy during class…

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Gigi, Madeline & Maggie

These young artists started their self portraits this week. First we talked about the proportions of the face. We studied “Doryphorus” by Polykleitos of the Greek A.T.P. We noted the location of the eyes, nose and mouth according to the facial proportions. Very interesting! Our eyes are NOT in the middle of our foreheads! The…

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Reese, Alex, Parker, Kylie & Katie

I apologize again this week – we get so busy I forget to get a picture of the kids working. I did get a pic of their work after they left though. Sorry about that! We started working on the collages right away. We didn’t work in the visual journals. I want to get the…

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Lauren, Breagan & McKena

It’s never a dull moment with these 3 artists. We skipped the visual journal today so we could work on the collages the whole class period. We started off hearing all about the new addition to Lauren’s family – a new baby brother! She was so excited she was going to get a Big Sister…

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October news

Parents and Artists, October tuition is due this week. Class schedules are as following: Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays classes – 5 lessons. Thursday classes – 4 lessons. Friday classes – 3 classes. The studio will be closed the 26th due to the Art Show Opening on the 27th. Saturday classes – 3 lessons. I didn’t…

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Art Show Information

The Art Show Opening is October 27th from 1-3:00 at the Forum on Speedway. It is a come & go event. All artists are asked to wear Sunday clothes. Please no shorts, t-shirts etc. We will have music and refreshments. To drop off your work at the Forum: I will be at the Forum from…

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Parker, Alex, Reese & Katie

The artists started class with their visual journals. For one reason I like the journals is because they can learn new media techniques. This week they applied chalk pastels to the page then gessoed the pastel, blending the colors. They then wrote – “Nurture.” They were to list things they do to ‘nurture” themselves –…

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Trey & Ava D.

Trey and Ava sure were busy as usual in the studio. We started off with the visual journals. The artists created a background for their activity – they used pastels and gesso. They then wrote the word “gratitude” on the page. They are to write or draw things they are grateful for. We’ll have cover…

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