Author Archives: heidimayo

Summer Schedule 4×4

Gurnet Glory Let’s try summer! Four is the magic number.  I have scheduled four summer sessions of Art Smorgasbord. Classes need four to happen, and there’s a four student maximum for each session. As students and families know, we were

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Summer Schedule 4×4

Gurnet Glory Let’s try summer! Four is the magic number.  I have scheduled four summer sessions of Art Smorgasbord. Classes need four to happen, and there’s a four student maximum for each session. As students and families know, we were

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Skoolz Out!

Thanks to everyone who donated to my birthday fundraiser. We raised close to $400 to help keep Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids running during these tough times. Thank you! As the weather has gotten nicer, attendance has been waning. Our traditional

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Skoolz Out!

Thanks to everyone who donated to my birthday fundraiser. We raised close to $400 to help keep Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids running during these tough times. Thank you! As the weather has gotten nicer, attendance has been waning. Our traditional

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Happy Birthday to me! Zoom classes

Because I don’t know if we’ll ever get to do our auction to benefit OPAK – Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids, I’m holding a little fundraiser for June 17th, my 68th birthday! I never thought I’d get this old, and I

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Happy Birthday to me! Zoom classes

Because I don’t know if we’ll ever get to do our auction to benefit OPAK – Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids, I’m holding a little fundraiser for June 17th, my 68th birthday! I never thought I’d get this old, and I

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Beach Weather

I am going to wait a few more weeks before devising some kind of summer plan. In a couple of weeks we should know more about the effects of the mass protests and re-openings that are happening now. If the numbers

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Beach Weather

I am going to wait a few more weeks before devising some kind of summer plan. In a couple of weeks we should know more about the effects of the mass protests and re-openings that are happening now. If the numbers

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Important Updates

I’m reducing the classes to twice a week, Wednesday and Thursday, to give myself more time to get things done around here. Excavation is happening; we’ve torn up the driveway and entire yard, getting ready for a new driveway, decks,

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Important Updates

I’m reducing the classes to twice a week, Wednesday and Thursday, to give myself more time to get things done around here. Excavation is happening; we’ve torn up the driveway and entire yard, getting ready for a new driveway, decks,

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Landscape Lessons – Any Medium

Last week’s classic cartoon characters were lots of fun. Copying cartoon characters is a good skill-building exercise, and it’s very meditative. The landscape works we are using this week lend themselves well to pastel, acrylic paint, oil pastel, watercolor, or

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Landscape Lessons – Any Medium

Last week’s classic cartoon characters were lots of fun. Copying cartoon characters is a good skill-building exercise, and it’s very meditative. The landscape works we are using this week lend themselves well to pastel, acrylic paint, oil pastel, watercolor, or

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Classic Cartoon Characters – Any Medium

We usually do fine art, but every so often it’s fun for the kids to do some cartoon characters. Pastel really doesn’t lend itself to the hard lines of cartoons, so this week we can use markers, pen and ink,

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Classic Cartoon Characters – Any Medium

We usually do fine art, but every so often it’s fun for the kids to do some cartoon characters. Pastel really doesn’t lend itself to the hard lines of cartoons, so this week we can use markers, pen and ink,

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Springtime Zoom Art

These zoom classes are always evolving, and I want to keep them fresh. If the majority of students want to do another medium like watercolor or ink, and everyone has the materials, we can switch over. For now almost everyone

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Springtime Zoom Art

These zoom classes are always evolving, and I want to keep them fresh. If the majority of students want to do another medium like watercolor or ink, and everyone has the materials, we can switch over. For now almost everyone

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Wild Art & Zoom Schedule

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine and fresh air.  Makes me want to get out and do some plein air painting! This week we’ll be creating Mothers’ Day gift possibilities with paintings of moms and babies. If anyone has

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Wild Art & Zoom Schedule

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine and fresh air.  Makes me want to get out and do some plein air painting! This week we’ll be creating Mothers’ Day gift possibilities with paintings of moms and babies. If anyone has

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Zoom Art!

Our Zoom classes are going very well.  We’ve settled into a rhythm where we meet as a group, do some contour drawing to warm up, and then everyone gets individualized instruction as I go around the zoom room checking on the

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Zoom Art!

Our Zoom classes are going very well.  We’ve settled into a rhythm where we meet as a group, do some contour drawing to warm up, and then everyone gets individualized instruction as I go around the zoom room checking on the

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