art lessons

Really Looking

“Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time.”  (Georgia O’Keeffe)  What the students take from this quote is something I tell them every

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Really Looking

“Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time.”  (Georgia O’Keeffe)  What the students take from this quote is something I tell them every

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Art Matters

News from the Top Looks like I’m stuck with mail chimp for my weekly mailings, so please make sure my emails go into your inbox, especially with gmail, by checking the promotions folder, and making it come into your regular

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Art Matters

News from the Top Looks like I’m stuck with mail chimp for my weekly mailings, so please make sure my emails go into your inbox, especially with gmail, by checking the promotions folder, and making it come into your regular

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Student Work

Lots of awesome artworks from the past couple of weeks.  

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Student Work

Lots of awesome artworks from the past couple of weeks.  

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Weekly Update and Show

I’m playing summer by ear, so if anyone wants a 3 or 4-class session, let me know what week, morning or afternoon, and I’ll see if I can make it happen. If I don’t get enough input, I’ll just put

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Weekly Update and Show

I’m playing summer by ear, so if anyone wants a 3 or 4-class session, let me know what week, morning or afternoon, and I’ll see if I can make it happen. If I don’t get enough input, I’ll just put

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Weekly Update

SCHEDULE BELOW Getting all excited for the show. Going over to Bramhall’s tomorrow to start making the place ready.  I want to start hanging the paintings Tuesday.  Still need paintings from: Mason Ainsley Nick Abby Lincoln Jill Ellie Dottie Caitlin

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Weekly Update

SCHEDULE BELOW Getting all excited for the show. Going over to Bramhall’s tomorrow to start making the place ready.  I want to start hanging the paintings Tuesday.  Still need paintings from: Mason Ainsley Nick Abby Lincoln Jill Ellie Dottie Caitlin

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Colleen & Michelle

I keep changing the publish date every time I update this collection of works. I don’t only teach kids. I have a couple of awesome students who come on Wednesday mornings.  Here are their first works.  You’ll enjoy seeing their

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Colleen & Michelle

I keep changing the publish date every time I update this collection of works. I don’t only teach kids. I have a couple of awesome students who come on Wednesday mornings.  Here are their first works.  You’ll enjoy seeing their

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Weekly Update

Getting ready for the big show. See show update below under schedule. Last week we did auction items, and now have 21 awesome paintings to auction off for Black Feather Horse Rescue. I still have to make mine! In years

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Weekly Update

Getting ready for the big show. See show update below under schedule. Last week we did auction items, and now have 21 awesome paintings to auction off for Black Feather Horse Rescue. I still have to make mine! In years

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Fauve, Baby

Kids made fauve pantings using gray scale reference. They had to match the values and choose whatever colors they liked.  Some kids just painted whatever they wanted for the second painting. Fun and loose.

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Fauve, Baby

Kids made fauve pantings using gray scale reference. They had to match the values and choose whatever colors they liked.  Some kids just painted whatever they wanted for the second painting. Fun and loose.

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Free Draw!

Kids worked so hard and learned so much with the self portraits, they get to have a few weeks of flexibility and freedom as far as subject matter goes, as we prepare for our show and auction on May 19.

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Free Draw!

Kids worked so hard and learned so much with the self portraits, they get to have a few weeks of flexibility and freedom as far as subject matter goes, as we prepare for our show and auction on May 19.

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