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Yearly Archives: 2012

Abby, Carly, Sadie, Evie

The visual journals were first on the list of “to do’s” yesterday. The artists painted 2 layers of paint on a page in their journal. They wiped off part of the 2nd layer revealing the first color. They then chose a word from my “word bowl.” The artists stenciled the word on the journal page….

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Katie, Parker, Reese, Kylie and Alex

I must have taken this pic before Alex got there. She scooted in and got caught up right away. We started with their visual journals. They layered gesso and 2 layers of paint – 2 different colors. Before the 2nd color was dry, they wiped some of it off to reveal the first layer. The…

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Trey and Ava

It was great to see Trey and Ava yesterday. After hearing all the news, we got started on a page for their visual journal. They painted 2 layers of paint on a page to be put in their journals. They painted 2 different colors. After the 2nd layer Trey and Ava wiped off some of…

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Kelsey

Kelsey was super busy in class Tuesday. We got a lot done in the art world. To start off, I had Kelsey work in her visual journal. She painted a background for her next assignment. She painted 2 layers of different colored paint after a gesso layer. Before the 2nd layer dried, she removed some…

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Art Show Opening

Artists and Parents of Young Artists, remember to highlight Saturday, Oct. 27th on your calendar – Art Show Opening from 1-3:00 p.m. The Opening will be at the Forum on Harrison. We will have refreshments and live classical guitar by David Thompson, along with a few of his students. Charlie will also play a few…

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Landscape Artists

Today we continued working on the landscapes. I reviewed the term “atmospheric perspective”  - the landscape colors fade as it goes into the distance. Abby painted her sand on the beach and the foreground. I emphasized not completely blending the colors. Stevie worked on his rain forest background. The same went with Stevie  - I didn’t…

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“Riley’s Studio”

Riley is taught one-on-one therefore she thinks this is her studio! I love her enthusiasm! We started class off by going over her giraffe – making the lines deeper for the printing. After going over the lines, we gathered all the supplies for printing. She informed me  - “I am a pretty good helper!”- so…

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