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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ben and Trey

Better late than never getting this class summary posted:) In class Thursday, Ben and Trey started with a still life drawing. I discussed “space” and “proportion” as Elements and Principles of Art. The artists drew the still life without talking as by my suggestion. They really concentrated:) After the still life, the young artists worked…

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Vivi and Lizzy

Better late than never getting this class summary out! To start class last Friday Lizzy and Vivi worked on a still life. We discussed “negative space” as an Element of Art. The artists drew the still life then filled in the negative space with crayon designs. This is a good activity to make the artist…

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Emily, Emma and Kendall

We had a very lively class this week as usual:) These girls bring a lot of creative energy to the studio. We started class by drawing a still life. Before the artists started, I discussed “Space” as an Element of Art – positive and negative space. The artists drew the still life. I told the…

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Cade and Channing

These two artists are so cute together in class. There is a great creative bond going on there:) We started working on some penguins from Antarctica. We found Antarctica on the globe. We also found all the oceans. We discussed how cold it is in Antarctica. The artists started their project by creating a background…

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Kate

Kate was solo in the studio this week. Her fellow student artist, Bennett, wasn’t able to come to class. Kate worked on an acrylic painting. She is doing a great job. After painting, Kate started working on her Pop Art self portrait. I discussed the Pop Art movement – early 1950′s. I showed Kate some…

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Gigi, Sara Jane, Stevie and Lucy

We started class this week with a fun fall activity. I had the artists draw a big leaf then fill the leaf with tissue paper in fall colors. The girls used clear glue to adhere the tissue paper to the paper. The colors were so pretty when the artists overlapped the colored tissue paper. The…

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Ciera

Ciera and I started class this week by studying some stain glass windows created during the Arts and Crafts Movement – the late 1800′s through the early 1900′s. The stain glass  is “symmetrical.” Ciera’s fairy project is “symmetrical.” Ciera worked on her fairy with the Prismas. I discussed with her the use of contrasting colors….

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