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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Noreen, Linda, Jacki, Allyson, Gale and Ann

We had a packed class this morning. We had so much fun – well at least I did! We started class off with an Art History lesson. We looked at several of Caravaggio’s paintings, Italian Baroque, 1600′s. We discussed the Reformation and Counter Reformation. Ann worked on her fall painting of a landscape and covered…

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Emily, Emma, Kate and Kylie

We had 2 visitors in Emma and Emily’s class today – Kylie and Kate. They were making up classes. We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied 2 more of Caravaggio’s paintings – “The Incredulity of St. Thomas” and “The Crucifixion of St. Peter.” Both are from the early 1600′s, Baroque, Italian. We…

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Sadler

I started this week with a great class with Sadler. First off, we looked at the Landisfarne 700′s manuscript from Northumberland. We looked at the outside of the manuscript. Now that is a lot of gold! We looked at the calligraphy in the manuscript. Sadler continued to work on his uppercase. I ordered new calligraphy…

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Stevie and Lucy

We had a great lesson today. It went by so fast. We started with an Art History lesson. We studied a painting by Caravaggio – “The Arresting of Jesus”, Baroque ATP, Italian, 1600′s. I reviewed the characteristics of Baroque – dark background and emotion. I pointed out to the girls the characters in the painting…

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Breagan, Lauren and Trey

These young artists came in from the heat for some art lessons today. Yay! We started with an art history lesson. We studied one of Caravaggio’s paintings – “The Arresting of Jesus”, Baroque, Italian, 1600′s. We discussed the characteristics of the Baroque ATP – a dark background and the emotion. Judas is kissing Jesus to…

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Maggie and Lila Jane

Lila Jane and Maggie are sisters and they love coming to the studio. Lila Jane is fairly new to the studio but Maggie has been with me for awhile. We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied a painting by Vermeer – “Mary and Martha”, Baroque ATP, 1600′s, Dutch. I explained one of…

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Gigi and Sara Jane

I was informed that these 2 little artists are “summer sisters.” I thought that was precious. They are pretty much always together. The girls came running into the studio this week for their lesson. We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied Vermeer’s painting -”Mary and Martha”, Baroque ATP, 1600′s, Dutch. We discussed,…

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Kylie

Kylie finally made it back to the studio after quite a bit of traveling. It was good to see her. She worked on her painting of her dog Jojo. It is an oil painting. She mainly worked on the ears, layering and blending the paint. For Art History we studied 2 of Caravaggio’s paintings, Baroque…

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