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Monthly Archives: September 2012

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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Gale

Gale is working on a landscape. She is about done. Gale is working in oils next, plus a acrylic abstract. Busy artist! Gale loves to paint. She cherishes her time in the studio.

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Allyson & Anne

We do have adult time in the studio. Allyson and Anne did a super job yesterday. Allyson’s dog is coming along. Keep checking the blog and watch how Allyson adds the snow to her dog’s nose.  Ann’s house is about done. Ann loves painting houses and barns. There are more adult posting to come!   

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Riley, my header picture

Just a note about my header or mast picture – I have never written who she is – that is Riley. She is my youngest student at this moment. She ABSOLUTELY loves art! As you can tell by the picture. Her daddy is an artist, too. Brian designs all my business cards and Art Show…

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Sully so far – not done yet!

Here is what I have so far on Sully. The paint on the body is an undercoat. And yes, the green outline is there to stay! The canvas is 30×40. Enjoy!

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Abby & Kate

We started class off by working with the visual journals yesterday. Abby started working on her bookcover for the journal and Kate worked on a page in her journal with gesso and watercolor pencils. I helped her write her name real fancy then she decorated it with some really cool colors. Abby will drybrush her…

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