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Yearly Archives: 2012

Gigi, Madeline, Maggie

Well, I got really busy and I forgot to get a picture of the girls. Can you imagine that? The girls bust into the studio just a’ yaking! They crack me up. Talking all at once is their way of conversing. My mind spins trying to catch up on all the news! The artists helped…

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Quartz Mountain abstract in the making

This is an abstract I am working on presently. I am not done yet. I am loving the metallic colors. I discovered a different metallic paint at Hobby Lobby, my home away from home! I am all about the red, too. Enjoy the process!   “Every time I paint, I throw myself into the water…

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Cydney, Celia & Abigail

This teen class is a new scheduled class and everything went great last night. Super artistic energy! I love teaching my teens. It’s awesome to be able to concentrate on 3-4 of them instead of 30!  These artists definitely get a lot of my attention. That is cool. We celebrated Greenough’s b.day as in the…

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Sadie, Carley & Evie

We started class by celebrating Greenough’s birthday. The Art History lesson is in an earlier post. After wishing Horatio a b.day, we started right in on the Mixed Media Collages. I reviewed the term – “medium” and “media.” I discussed the variety of ways we are going to add texture. The artists tore apart some…

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Reese, Parker, Kylie, Katie, Alex

As usual we were so busy in class – I forgot to get any pictures. Hopefully next week I’ll remember. These artists hit the door ready to get started, then there is never a dull moment!!! We started class off by reviewing the idea of a Mixed Media Collage. “Medium” being the singular – of…

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Art History

I forgot to add the post about Art History this week. We are celebrating Horatio Greenough’s birthday. He lived from 1805-1852. The U.S. government commissioned (vocabulary word) to sculpt a sculpture of George Washington. Greenough’s sculpture was very controversial (vocab. word) as you can see. He modeled the sculpture after a Greek statue of Zeus…

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Ava & Trey

Ava and Trey were ready to get started yesterday on their Mixed Media Collages. To begin class, I discussed with Trey the use of his Visual Journal. He was excited about having a journal. We will make a cover next week. He will bring it every week for an activity. I had the artists paint…

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Kelsey

Kelsey had a busy class yesterday. We started off by finishing her visual journal cover. She drybrushed her cover. It ended up looking really cool. I love those metallic colors. I gave her a new assignment of “expressive lines.” She is going to fill her page with expressive lines then color in all the spaces….

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