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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reese, Kylie, Olivia and Alexis

These young artists were tired yesterday but they rallied after they started creating. They are so much fun to teach. I truly adore these young people. At the beginning of class I discussed with the kids that we weren’t going to do any Art History so we could concentrate on their projects trying to get…

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Breagan

Breagan and I missed her co-heart Monday – Lauren! She had a volleyball game. Breagan glued her NOA painting back together randomly. I had cut her painting up into 1″ squares. She created another NOA painting:) I will varnish her painting then she can take it home next weekend. It will go in the studio…

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Jack

Jack and I had a great class Monday morning. I had Jack paint another layer of paint on his pasture for his barn yard scene painting. While that was drying, Jack started working on a activity including – lines, shapes, a color wheel and writing his name. I defined the term – “medium” in art….

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Scarlett and Cade

Cade came to the studio today with Scarlett to make up a class. The 2 artists were a little bashful at first but when we started creating the smiles and talk came around:) Scarlett and Cade worked on an Elements of Art exercise. They drew 5 types of lines, shapes, a color wheel and I…

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Vivi and Lizzy

These young artists were ready to finish their paintings yesterday so they could start on a new project. Lizzy finished her bald eagle and Vivi finished her kitten. I introduced the artists to their next project – amantes from Mexico. In Mexico these folk art paintings are done on fig tree bark paper. The main…

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Taylor, Lucy and Trey

We started class with a blind contour line drawing. I explained to the artists that they could not look at their paper or lift their pens. This exercise trains the eye to see every detail of the subject matter. The drawings always turn out real funny looking. I told the artists that they could not…

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Channing

Channing immediately ran to Tracy when she came in the studio this morning. She loves Tracy! After tickling Tracy’s feet, Channing worked on her nonobjective abstract painting in acrylic. This is the painting that I cut up into squares and she glued back together randomly. It is so cool. Channing will get to take the…

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