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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Olivia, Reese and Kylie

These young artists are building a true bond here at the studio. They get along so well. Their conversations are hysterical. They banter with sarcasm yet admiration. It is so funny. For Art History we studied “Napoleon Crossing the Swiss Alps” by David in the early 1800′s and “The Blue Horses” by Frans Marc in…

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Lauren, Alexis and Taylor

These young artists got a lot done in the studio yesterday. It’s so cool that these young artists want to be in the studio. Sure does make my job a breeze! Alexis finished her palette knife painting of the dolphins. Yay! She added some highlighting and worked on the water. Next week she will varnish…

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Sadler

I always look forward to Mondays, most people don’t. I look forward to my Mondays because Sir Germany comes to the studio. Sadler is working on a Pop Art self portrait. We reviewed Pop Art. I showed Sadler some of Robert Blake’s work. I discussed “icons’ with Sadler. Sadler painted his self portrait. He seems…

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Jack

I saw Jack yesterday and today. He had a make up class on Monday. Jack is always so happy to come into the studio. His class is at 8:15 a.m. so I am still waking up. His smile definitely wakes me up. Jack made a huge fall leaf out of tissue paper and glue. He…

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Emma, Kendall and Emily

These young artists had a make up class yesterday. We started class by looking at some of Rembrandt’s India ink drawings, mostly of landscapes. I let the girls chose a picture of a landscape. All three of the pictures had barns in the landscapes. The artists then painted India ink sketches on newsprint. The sketches…

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Ben, Trey, Kate and Libby

We had a conglomeration of creativity in this class this week. Ben and Trey worked on their designing animals. They created designs which created rhythm on their animals. Rhythm is a Principle of Art. Ben and Trey both started coloring in their designs. They will also create a background for the animals. Kate was making…

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Channing and Cade

These two young artists started coming to the studio for the same class. They do great together. They both like to keep an eye on the other one’s project. We worked on their molas from Mexico. We found Mexico on the globe along with the 5 oceans, the equator and the N & S Hemispheres….

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Bennett

Bennett was solo Wednesday in the studio. Kate had a tennis match. Bennett worked on gluing his nonobjective abstract together to create another abstract. He glued the pieces onto a black piece of mat board. I had him leave a little black showing between each piece. The black really makes the colors pop. Bennett will…

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