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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Alexis, Kate, Olivia and Libby

These young ladies are a pure joy to teach. They love being together at the studio. After we caught up on all the summer activities they have been involved in, we started class with an Art History lesson. We studied 2 of Caravaggio’s paintings from the Baroque ATP, 1600′s, Italy. I discussed the Reformation and…

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Scarlett

I love seeing this little one come into my studio. I taught her momma when I worked at Rider. I’m not getting old though! Scarlett’s love for art is shown in her face and the way she shines when she sees color. We started class by making a small Chihuly bowl out of coffee filters….

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Emma, Emily, Trey and Lucy

We had a great class this afternoon. Lucy and Trey came in for a makeup. Everyone was working on a different project. The kids had so much fun seeing what everyone else was doing. Emma worked on her animalito – a peacock. Emily is working on her illuminated manuscript. Trey is working on his symmetrical…

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Breagan and Lauren

Breagan and Lauren came to the studio yesterday for a make up class. There girls finished their paintings of their dogs. They were very proud of the paintings as you can tell. The artists then started on their next project – Symmetrical Wings. Lauren chose a dragonfly and Breagan chose a fairy. They will design…

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Bennett

Yesterday Bennett worked on his palette knife painting for his grandmother. The painting is of some of her property. It’s interesting because of the railroad track. Bennett is doing a great job. He understand all the layering to be done. For Art History we studied a painting by Vermeer – “Mary and Martha”, 1600′s. Baroque…

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Sadler

Sadler decided he want to learn some calligraphy. I showed him some of my calligraphy tablets I did in high school. He was still interested! We started working on a font. I showed Sadler how to draw all the lines for the calligraphy. We started with the lower case letters. He did a great job….

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Libby, Alexis and Olivia

It’s always good to see these girls come into the studio. They are always eager to start on their projects and just be together in the studio. I like that:) We started class with an Art History lesson. We studied “Supper at Emmaus” by Caravaggio, 1600′s, Baroque ATP. I discussed the characteristics of the Barque…

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Haley

Well Haley is back in WF visiting her grandmother. I am always delighted to see Haley because she is always so excited about art. She is so easy to teach. Yesterday Haley started a Kandinsky “Concentric Circles.” I discussed with Haley Kandinsky and showed her some of his work. I explained what the word “concentric”…

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