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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gigi, Sara Jane and Stevie

Now this is going to be a great class. The girls get along so well. They all love the studio and art:) Makes my heart warm! We started with an Art History lesson – still in Early Renaissance. I learned a new word along with the girls  - “magnificat.” Look at the art history category….

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Olivia, Alexis, Reese and Kylie

Olivia and Alexis joined Reese and Kylie in the Tuesday class for the fall. The kids got a long great! Wet started class with an Art History lesson – Early Renaissance. Note the category on the front page of my blog. I reviewed the Early Renaissance and asked the kids several questions. They did a…

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Breagan and Lauren

It’s always so good to see these girls. I have had them since they were 3! They are in 3rd grade now. I can’t believe they are getting so old. We started class with an Art History lesson – Early Renaissance. We found Italy, the oceans, the equator and the N and S Hemispheres on…

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Sadler

Sadler came to the studio yesterday ready for art and football. He had practice right after art. This football player is amazing at calligraphy. Yesterday we measured and drew the lines for some calligraphy. Sadler is going to write a Bible verse or a song. I emphasized to Sadler how important it is to make…

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Cade, Vivi and Lizzy

It was good to see these 3 young artists Friday afternoon. They were ready for art! Cade worked on his self portrait. I discussed the proportions of the face. I explained the words – iris and pupil. His irises are a little big but what the heck:) Cade watercolored his self portrait. For his next…

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Art History for August 24th -28, 2015

For this week in Art History we will study  - “Madonna of the Magnificat” , Botticelli, Italian Early Renaissance, 1480-81, tempera on panel, 46″x47″. This is a “tondo”  - a round painting. The Madonna is being crowned by angels – the Queen of Heaven. Madonna is holding Jesus. The rest of the people are angels….

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Taylor

Taylor was the only one in her class today. Lucy and Trey were gone on a trip. Taylor worked on her very cool rhinoceros animalito. She is painting some super detailed designs. The designs reminded me of the painted elephants in India – soooo we had to look those up on the iPad. Taylor was…

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Breagan and Lauren

Well we have already discussed our next sleepover!!! We are going to wait until it gets cool. We have a lot planned:) We started class with an Art History lesson. Note the category on the front page of my blog. Lauren worked on the body of her dragonfly. It looks so cool. She chose the…

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