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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Alexis and Kate

Well you can tell Kate and Alexis had fun in the studio yesterday. They were working on their animal paintings. For art history we studied 3 statues from Greece from the 600′s B.C. through 200′s B.C. I defined “kore” for the girls – a young female youth in Greece society. Their assignment for the week is…

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Lucy

Lucy had a great class today. She worked on her nature mixed media painting. For Art History we looked at 3 Greek statues. We noticed as the years went by the statues got more life like. Lucy learned that a “young lady” in Greek society was a “kore.” So if Lucy was Greek a loooonnnngggggg…

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Teens and Ava

Here is the teen class and Ava. Ava is younger but packed with crazy talent! The teens are working on their Expressionistic Self Portraits. They have to create 3 of them. They are mixed media. I am constantly challenging them to get out of their boxes. Pushing them to reach out their to attract the…

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Rachel, Alex, Stevie, Abby

These artists are very excited about their expressionistic self portraits. As in the group picture, you can tell they are very positive creative artists. The kids are coloring the portraits with Prisma colors. They are blending their colors trying to get them very saturated. They are not using realistic colors. Next week they will continue with the self…

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Addy & Ayla

This was Addy and Ayla’s 2nd class. We got a lot done this morning. We started with their sketchbook covers. They painted them a solid color then they splattered paint – like Jackson Pollock. I’ll varnish them after they dry. The artists painted their Jazzy Jungle Cats. We reviewed Rousseau and “A Tiger in a…

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Rachael, Alex, Stevie, Abby

These artists worked on their backgrounds for their self portraits. The self portraits are going to be expressionistic. Their backgrounds are on MDF boards. They will be Mixed Media. The artists used bubble wrap to create their first layer of the background. So cool. The kids had fun painting the bubbles. You can tell by those…

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Addy and Ayla

First I want to apologize for not getting a picture of the girls. We got so busy, I totally forgot to get a picture. I had my camera ready to go then we dove into the project. Imagine that! I introduced the project – Jazzy Jungle cat to the girls. We looked at Rousseau’s painting…

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Sadler

Sadler and I are creating a Mixed Media Painting together. This was his idea. As you can tell by the photo we have added cardboard, a washcloth and a stick. I love our composition. We have painted it with flat latex paint. Next week we will start painting it with acrylic. It is pretty big…

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