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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ben, Madeline, Maggie & Lila Jane – Tuesday

Today was the first summer class for these artists. I want to welcome Lila Jane to the studio. Today was her first day. Lila Jane did great. The kids worked on an art activity by drawing a sea shell and using 4 different mediums (media). We discussed “horizontal” and “vertical.” I am excited about seeing…

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Emily and Emma

Emily and Emma came into the studio today with big smiles. They were ready to get to work. They started class with an activity – drawing a sea shell 4 times then using different media to color the shell. After the activity, the artists worked on their individual projects – animalitos! Emily is creating a…

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Jacob

Jacob was the only teenager for this evening in the studio. He is working on a Star Wars painting. This is a palette knife painting. Note the detail – that is a real challenge with a palette knife, but then Jacob is so meticulous:)

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Monday afternoon in the studio

Emma and Emily were the artists for the afternoon in the studio. Here in the photo they are peeling off the rubber cement from the watercolor abstracts. We studied Kandinsky’s abstracts. The girls created their own abstracts with watercolor and rubber cement to make the white lines.

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Sadler in the Studio

Sadler had his lesson this afternoon – very interesting. Lessons are always very interesting with Sadler. We have quite unique conversations! He worked on a painting for his dad. It will be late for Father’s Day but better late than never. I think he is working on some longhorns next for his grandfather. Sadler has…

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Creative Friday

Well we had a lot going on in the studio Friday. It was a very creative day. First Ben finished his oil pastel of 2 bears. He titled it “Two Bears Eating in a Wheatfield.” Ben stole my heart a long time ago:) Then Haley, our visiting artist, finished another chalk pastel abstract and she…

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Thursday afternoon classes

Stevie worked on a project incorporating Pegasus. So far it looks great! Sarah worked on her illuminated manuscript. She finally finished it. It was a long haul. High-five Sara!

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