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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kate and Bennett

Kate and Bennett came to the studio Wednesday afternoon for their lesson. These 2 artists love my Pandora station – 60′s, 70′s and 80′s. Kate and Bennett know almost all the songs and they love guessing the bands. Kate glued her NOA back together. I had cut the painting into 1″ squares. She glued it…

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Cade

Cade and his huge grin came into the studio this week ready to create some artwork:) We started the class with an art activity. I demonstrated to Cade what we were going to do. I defined the word – “demonstrate.” Cade used pastels and watered gesso to create a background. He was doing this activity…

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Channing

Channing came into the studio for her lesson and was immediately asking about Tracy – my studio Golden Retriever:) Channing worked on her proportion project. I reviewed proportion as a Principle of Art. She finished painting her very large flowers. Channing also worked on her pterodactyl. She painted the plants and trees for the landscape….

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Breagan, Lauren and Taylor

These young artists are so “into” their art. They truly appreciate their talent, and there is some definite talent in the studio when they attend class. Taylor worked on her fairy symmetrical project. She is designing and darkening the wings. I discussed with Taylor the Elements and Principles of value, unity, variety and emphasis. Lauren finished…

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Alex and Jody

Alex and Jody come to class on Thursdays. They are granddaughter and grandmother:) Jody is doing a palette knife of a poppy. Alex is painting a sunset. They have both done a super job for their first paintings. I so enjoy my ladies classes. They finally get to have some time for themselves:)  

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Sadler

Sadler and I started class as usual with a football conversation. Its football season! He worked on his nonobjective abstract in acrylic. After painting, we will cut the painting up into 1″ squares then glue it together randomly. Way cool, creating another abstract. I am painting a NOA at the same time so I can…

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Jack

Jack brightens my Monday morning. I have hardly had 2 cups of coffee when Jack arrives each Monday. Jack wakes me up with his sunshine smile! I am so blessed that I get to start my Monday with a lesson with Jack instead of a huge committee meeting in some 4 walled office:) To start…

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Lucy, Trey and Taylor

These artists came to the studio yesterday, Saturday, for a make up class. Taylor and Lucy worked on their symmetrical projects. Taylor is making a fairy with wings and Lucy is making a butterfly. Both of the girls are doing very well. The detail is amazing! The wings are black and white and the bodies…

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