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Yearly Archives: 2013

Reese, Kaela and Abby at it again!

These young artists started class Tuesday with a warm up sketch of a still life. We discussed the Element of Space – the positive and negative space. The kids did a great job sketching. Actually all the classes drew the still life. Reese then worked on his tiger, Kaela her abstract painting and Abby her…

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Never a dull moment with these girls!

Alexis, Kate, Presley and Kendall are a great group of young ladies to teach. All the want to do is live here in the studio and paint, etc. I always inform them that I go to bed at 9:30! As you can tell by the pictures they had a great time yesterday. All smiles. The…

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Aubree, Chase, Riley

Aubree was making up from another class so she was our visitor for the day. Aubree is working on a painting of her horse. Her background is “Impressionistic.” For a little art history, we looked at some paintings by Monet and Renoir. We noted all the brushstokes you see in their paintings. I explained the…

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Lucy in the Studio

Lucy came into the studio yesterday ready for her hot chocolate. She loves Ms. Ronda’s homemade hot chocolate & MARSHMALLOWS! In the picture she is pretending to pour me more coffee. She had just drawn that tea pot in a still life. We looked at “Paul Revere” by Copley 1700′s. Revere was working on a…

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Yikes, I am behind on my posts!!!

Last week got away from me. I didn’t get anything posted. So here goes for a catch up: The kids are working on Animalitos, self portraits and animal paintings. Saturday I had the adult students over for a Christmas tree painting party. We had so much fun. I’ll post some of those pics too. Here…

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Stevie and Alex teaching me a Halloween song!

For 2 weeks now Stevie and Alex have tried to teach me a Halloween song. I think I finally have it. They get so tickled when I get the words mixed up. They are soooo patient with me though. These young men worked in their sketchbooks to start off the class. They learned the new…

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Trey out numbered with Breagan, McKena, Luaren

Trey came to make up a class with Breagan, McKena and Lauren. He was in awe the whole time. He never knew how much little girls can talk! Note the look on his face!!!! Every time I looked at him he was just staring at the girls – amazed! We started class off by working…

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Evie and Sarah – 2 peas in a pod!

Evie and Sarah are 2 very artsie young ladies. They have become very good friends. Eve and Sarah bring a large dose of artistic energy into the studio. They are both working on an acrylic painting of a huge goldfish. We studied Cezanne and his patchy brushstrokes before they started. Sarah is also working on…

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