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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sadler

Sadler is loving his journal. He is creating artworks on his own. He showed me his creations. I love that. We didn’t work on his journal this week due to the Art History lesson. We celebrated Horatio Greenough’s b.day. The lesson is in an earlier post. The vocabulary words were: commission & controversial. Cool vocabulary…

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Annie, Christine & Libby

As stated in my earlier post about my other teen class  - I love teaching these teens – 4 at a time and not 30! These young artists really want to be at the studio. After greeting one another and hearing about all the school news, the teens got started right away on their projects….

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Rachel and Ava T.

Ava and Rachel had a great class on Wednesday. We were super busy working on our Mixed Media Collages. We reviewed the idea of a Mixed Media Collage. I defined “media” again. The artists started stenciling numbers and letters on their collages. The girls enjoyed digging through all the stencils. We also worked on adding…

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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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