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Monthly Archives: September 2012

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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Kate & Abby

Kate & abby got their start in the studio this week with their visual journals. The artists prepared a background by using chalk pastels and gesso. They then wrote the word “Nurture” on the page and listed ways they take care of themselves – like what they do to relax. Play with pets is the…

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Breagan, Lauren & McKena

Here come my girls running to the studio. I get warm hugs making my day! We started class off by working in their journals. We were making a background for the word – “Gratitude.” I was hinting at the definition by saying it was a word used at a holiday – they guessed all sorts…

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Sadler

Sadler comes in to the studio ready to get started. He is loving his journal. We started class off working on a background for an activity in his journal. I emphasized not always using a brush to apply paint – how about an old gift card. Sadler applied 2 analogous colors to a page of…

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Madeline, Gigi & Maggie

My little Princess Artists! They are so precious! They never just walk into the studio – the run in! Just a talking 90 m.p.h! We worked on their journal covers first. We looked at several of Pollock’s paintings before we started. I explained to the little artists how Jackson Pollock splattered his paint. Wow, he…

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Alexis, Kaela, Zoe & Brooke

We started class off yesterday with the visual journals. The artists layered 2 coats of paint on 2 pages with an old gift card. I explained how interesting it is to use something other than a brush to apply paint. After the artists applied the paint they wrote our vocabulary word for the week –…

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