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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Alexis, Brooke & Kaela

These young artists took a break from their scarves and started a new project of painting an animal in acrylics. They each chose and animal. Alexis a penguin, Kaela a zebra and Brooke a sea lion. Before the girls started I showed them “The Horse Fair” by Bonheur. We discussed the type of horses, the…

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Silas, Rachel, Emily

These young artists worked on their Nonobjective Abtracts on styrofoam. The artists layered more paint in each section. After painting, the artists added a layer of texture to a MDF board. The abstracts will be mounted on the MDF board. The boards will be painted extending the paint from the styrofoam plate. Awesome. For Art…

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Mick

Here is our Mick. This is a very usual pose for Mick – running, running, running! Love that boy!

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Annie and Libby

Annie and Libby are both working on the first of a series of 3 self portraits. The portraits will be created in mixed media. Annie’s is in pencil and Libby is in India ink. The artists have to create their own backgrounds also. We have looked at some portraits in Art History – Chuck Close and…

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Sadler

Sadler had a super class as usual. We are like 2 peas in a pod! To start class, I had Sadler work on his still life. He is almost done. He should finish it next week. After his still life work, Sadler work on his string printing plate. We looked at several Japanese prints. I…

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Riley

Riley is my art queen! We always seem to find a crown somewhere in the studio for her to wear! We started class by making a felt hot pink flower to hang from her ceiling at home. For Art History we studied the Rose Window in Chartres Cathedral. The window depicts radial symmetry. We also looked at…

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Gigi, Maggie, Madeline

These 3 artists keep Ms. Ronda hoppin’!!!! We are always creating something. The artists started class by working on “Big Ruler.” They found some inches and 1/2 inches! Way to go girls! Note those big smiles. Then on to printmaking. They improved their animal prints by etching more of the details on the animals. We…

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