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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gigi and Sara Jane

Gigi and Sara Jane came running into the studio yesterday like they do every week. We started class with an Art History lesson. The girls worked on their crayon ocean scenes. They have the layering technique down pat. Their next project will be a nonobjective cut up collage. It is a new project that is…

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Alexis, Kate and Olivia

It’s always good to see these girls in the studio. They love the studio and they enjoy each other’s company. We started class with an Art History lesson. Note AH category on my blog. The girls remembered so much from the last lesson on Early Renaissance. I was impressed! The artists worked on their illuminated…

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Cade, Lizzy and Vivi

These cousins were in the studio yesterday for a make up class. It was so good to see them. Cade finished his “Dinosaur in a Thunderstorm.” He named it “Sharptooth.” Cade will start a self portrait next. Lizzy worked on her background for her symmetrical wings project. She used the glitter watercolor. Lizzy also started…

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Kylie and Reese

These 2  artists are so much fun to teach. I have had them in class for so long. We have a lot of very interesting conversations:) Yesterday we started class with an Art History lesson. Note the AH in categories on the front page of my blog. Kylie worked on her mixed media project. She…

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Emma, Emily and Libby

Libby came to Emma and Emily’s class today for a make up. It was good to see the girls. This was their last class before the fall schedule next week. We had an Art History lesson – note the AH category on my blog. Emma worked on her book. She finished gluing all the edges…

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Sadler

Today was Sadler’s last summer class. He will be on fall schedule next week. I heard all about his trip to Disney World – food, rides, food, food, food:) Typical boy:) We had an AH lesson – note the Art History category on the front page of my blog. He asked if he could make…

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Jack

Today was Jack’s first art lesson in the studio. I teach Jack’s sister, Lucy, and his brother, Trey. Finally it’s Jack’s turn for a lesson:) We started class by drawing the 5 basic shapes in oil pastel. Jack painted over the shapes with watercolor. Green and blue are definitely his favorite colors. We looked at…

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Art History – August 16-20, 2015

This week we will be studying the fresco – “Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to St. Peter”, 1481-2. The fresco is in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Rome. The painting is by Perugino – Early Renaissance. It is 11′x18′. Pope Sixtus the IV commissioned Perugino. The fresco refers to Matthew 16. Christ is…

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