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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sadler

To start class off yesterday Sadler illustrated in his sketchbook the word – ‘layers.’ He thought for a few minutes about something ‘layered.’ He drew boxes. Sadler drew the boxes in crayon then watercolored over it creating a resist. Way cool. I discussed using analogous colored watercolor. For Art History we studied “Snap the Whip”…

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Maggie, Madeline and Gigi

I got a little distracted in class today and didn’t get a picture of the young artists working but here is a picture of their finished project – Radial Symmetry Sand Dollars. The artists added glitter to the sand dollars and painted a crab for the beach. I think the beach scenes look fantastic! For…

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Celia, Abby H., Leksi

Now for my teens. They bring into the studio teen energy. The girls are working on different projects right now. Celia finished her nonobjective abstract. Abby is still working on her NOA and Leksi is working on her series of self portraits. To start class off, they worked on a sketchbook warm up. They colored…

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Sadie

Sadie worked so hard yesterday. She is so artsie! Sadie first worked in her sketchbook creating what “layers” meant to her. She drew some “layered” leaves. She didn’t even look at some leaves and she did an awesome job! Sadie then colored them in with crayons. Then came the watercolor over the crayon. So cool!…

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Reese, Kylie and Rachel

This group of young artists has a definite bond. Maybe kinda a quirky bond! I love them though! The artists dove right into their projects – Kodras from Poland. The Kodras are a paper cut artwork. The artists are each working on their own themes. We have  penguins and icebergs, a Japanese fish market and…

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Ava T.

Ava started a new project today. She is going to work on an Analogous Color Scheme project. It will be an overall nonobjective abstract. Ava will choose her “family” of colors next week. Analogous colors are next to each other on the color wheel. In the lesson today Ava painted an analogous color scheme practice…

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In the works

Here are 3 pieces I am working on right now.  My New Years resolution of working on only 2 paintings at a time lasted about 3 weeks. I am now working on 4! Here are 3 of them. I finished the 4th. The first is a painting of a friend’s furry friend – Lulu. I…

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