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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Libby, Kylie and Reese

These 3 artists came to the studio for a make up class today. It was an interesting 2 hours:) Reese worked on his pencil drawing of a coati. He is going to do this in pen and ink. Libby worked on her illuminated manuscript. Kylie worked on her guitar collage. The artists definitely enjoyed each…

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Lizzy

Lizzy had class this morning. We had a one-on-one class:) Lizzy worked on her symmetrical wings project. She is creating a dragon fly. Today she colored in the body and worked on the wings. For Art History we studied Caravaggio’s painting – “The Conversion of St. Paul”, Baroque, 1600′s. I reviewed the story in the…

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Stevie, Lucy, Trey, Kate and Taylor

We had a variety of projects going this afternoon in the studio. Stevie and Lucy worked on their amantes – the Mexican artwork. Lucy finished her amante. Trey worked on his eagle with symmetrical wings project. He watercolored the background. Taylor worked on her desert scene. She drew a thorny desert lizard. Taylor even cut…

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Breagan

Breagan was the only artist in her class today – everyone else is traveling. Breagan is working on her fairy symmetrical wings project. She is doing such a great job. Look at all the detail. Breagan has worked so hard to make the fairy’s wings as symmetrical as possible. I adore the body of the…

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Channing

I started my day with Channing’s lesson this morning. She immediately asked for cinnamon toast. My recipe is very special:) We first looked at several famous paintings of animals. One of the artist we studied was Franz Marc. After art history, Channing started painting her bat, but I think it is a pterodactyl now. She…

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Alexis, Libby, Olivia and Kate

I absolutely adore these young ladies. I treated them to cinnamon toast. They were delighted. We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied Caravaggio’s painting, “The Conversion of St. Paul”, 1600-01, Italian Baroque. We reviewed the Reformation and the Counter Reformation. I discussed the crowded composition due to emphasizing the subject matter. The…

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Breagan, Taylor and Caleb

It was good to see these kiddos tun into the studio this afternoon. We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied Caravaggio’s paintings “The Conversion of St. Paul” and “The Arresting of Jesus” , Italian Baroque, 1600′s. I reviewed the Bible stories then we studied the composition of the paintings. I discussed the…

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Reese and Kylie

It’s always good to see these 2 artists. I have known them for so long. We have very interesting conversations! We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied more of Caravaggio’s paintings – Italian Baroque, 1600′s. We looked at ” The Arresting of Jesus”, “The Incredulity of St. Thomas” and “The Crucifixion of…

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