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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Madeline,Ben, Maggie and Lila Jane

These young artists were so excited about being in the studio today – but then they are excited every week. Lila Jane painted the cover for her sketchbook. As you can tell she loves purple and pink. While she painted her cover, Madeline, Ben and Maggie worked on a color theory activity. They painted a…

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Alexis, Bennett, Libby and Kate

Alexis, Bennett, Libby, and Kate made up a class yesterday from last week. These artists all know each other from school. It is a joy to teach these kids because they are so “into” their art. We started class with the shell activity using 4 different media. Libby then worked on her watercolor Kandinsky. Kate…

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Vivi, Cade and Lizzy

These young artists were so eager to get started yesterday in art class. Vivi and Lizzy are working on a really cool project. They are the first ones to do the project. I found it on Etsy. They drew 2 dragonflies then are decorating them with designs to color in with black Sharpie. The bodies…

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Vivi and Cade

I would like to welcome Cade to the studio. Cade is Vivi’s brother. Yesterday was Cade’s first lessons. As in the rest of the classes this week, we studied the term “medium” – the supplies an artist uses to create a work of art – like watercolor, pastels etc. The artists drew a shell 4…

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Lucy and Stevie

I love the way the kids come running into my studio always so eager for their art lessons. That’s the way Stevie and Lucy came into the studio this week. Stevie is always ready for her mom Deana to leave so we can get started. Deana and I sometimes start chatting and Stevie isn’t real…

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Scarlett’s First Lesson

I would like to introduce Scarlett to everyone! Today was her first art lesson. She wasn’t real sure about the studio at first, but we jumped right into drawing and Scarlett warmed up. We first looked at Kandinsky’s “Circles.” Scarlett then created her own painting with oil pastels and watercolor. I have watercolor with glitter…

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Millie, Taylor and Caleb

These young artists started class by drawing a shell 4 times from 4 different views. For drawing they used a different medium. This is such a great way to introduce a new medium. Millie then finished her “Jazzy Jungle Cat.” Taylor worked on her desert scene and Caleb worked on his sketchbook cover. They all…

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Sarah and Reese

Reese and Sarah both worked on their Kandinsky watercolor projects. Reese then worked on his illuminated manuscript. I had to show him the pics I took of the illuminated manuscripts I saw and the Getty in L.A. So exciting:) Sarah worked on her acrylic abstract. Sarah is moving soon so we are going to try…

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