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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Cade

It was so good to see Cade today! And those dimples!!! Cade is such a sweet young man:) We looked at several famous farm scene paintings. We studied a couple of Grant Wood’s paintings. Cade was very meticulous about the farm scene he chose to study. We looked a SEVERAL! His little fingers are so…

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Channing

Channing was so happy to be at the studio today. She said – “It’s a wonderful day to be here!” Well that made my day:) Channing worked on her nonobjective abstract. She is using acrylic. After Channing is done with the painting, we will cut the painting into 1″ square pieces then glue it back…

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Bennett and Kate

These 2 young artists are so much fun to teach because they are so talented and so very enthusiastic about art. Kate worked on her nonobjective abstract. She loves mixing new colors. This painting is in acrylic. After Kate is done painting, she will cut the painting up into 1″ squares then glue the pieces…

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Taylor, Stevie, Gigi and Sara Jane

This is a newly combined class and the kids are really enjoying getting to know one another. Three different schools are represented so the girls have a variety of school stories to tell. And tell. And tell! Wowzers, there is not a shy one in in the bunch:) I love it! All three artists worked…

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Olivia, Alexis, Reese and Kylie

These young artists have really created a bond – a friendship bond. They love catching up on school stories. With 2 different schools represented, the kids have a variety of stories to share. The artists worked on their nonobjective abstracts. They are using acrylic paint. This is the project in which the kids will cut…

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Breagan, Lauren with Lizzie and Vivi visiting:)

Breagan and Lauren had 2 visitors today   – Lizzie and Vivi. They had a make up class. We started class with an Art History lesson. Note the AH category. Breagan and Lauren are almost done with their NOA paintings. Next week they will add the black for detail. The last part of the project…

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Jack!

It was so good to start my week with Jack this morning. He loves to run into the studio. I’m not 100% sure of what all he says during class but we have a good time:) Jack finished his “Dinosaur in a Thunderstorm” today. He finished a “variety” of plants. We measured the black paper….

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September 14-18 Early Renaissance

This week we are going to study the “Gates of Paradise” – the eastern doors to the Baptistery of Florence – Baptistery of San Giovanni. These doors were created by Ghiberti 1425-52, Early Renaissance. The doors are 17 ‘ tall and weigh 3 tons. The panels of the doors depict scenes from the New Testament….

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