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Learning from the Masters

There is no end to what we can learn from the masters, so we’ll keep on learning from the masters this week, too. Lots of unfinished works to complete before vacation. And next week we’ll be making romantic art for valentine’s

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Learning from the Masters

There is no end to what we can learn from the masters, so we’ll keep on learning from the masters this week, too. Lots of unfinished works to complete before vacation. And next week we’ll be making romantic art for valentine’s

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More Bodies in Motion

Last week we did more bodies in motion. There’s no end to what we can learn about anatomy and the drama of movement by making art about it. Caitlin’s City Dance This week and next we will be learning from

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More Bodies in Motion

Last week we did more bodies in motion. There’s no end to what we can learn about anatomy and the drama of movement by making art about it. Caitlin’s City Dance This week and next we will be learning from

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Bodies in Motion

This week, we’ll continue investigating bodies in motion. Lots of sick kids and unfinished paintings last week.  Gary Higgins from the Patriot Ledger visited the studio on Wednesday, and took lots of pictures for a piece about Eve and her

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Bodies in Motion

This week, we’ll continue investigating bodies in motion. Lots of sick kids and unfinished paintings last week.  Gary Higgins from the Patriot Ledger visited the studio on Wednesday, and took lots of pictures for a piece about Eve and her

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Art Ahead

Art Ahead! We’ll be looking at form in action this week, starting with stick figures and moving to figures’ actions and action figures. Our color studies were awesome. Making these is a very good way to really understand how color works. Kids

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Art Ahead

Art Ahead! We’ll be looking at form in action this week, starting with stick figures and moving to figures’ actions and action figures. Our color studies were awesome. Making these is a very good way to really understand how color works. Kids

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Color Studies!

This week we will be doing color studies, making 4 small paintings of the same thing on 4 different colors. This is a great way to experience directly how the color of the support affects everything about the piece.  Each

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Color Studies!

This week we will be doing color studies, making 4 small paintings of the same thing on 4 different colors. This is a great way to experience directly how the color of the support affects everything about the piece.  Each

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Happy New Year!

Congratulations, Eve Smerczynski whose artwork will be on display at the Kingston Public Library for the month of January. Please join us for the opening reception on January 5th from 2-4:00 at Kingston Public Library, 6 Green St, Kingston, MA. A painting is

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Happy New Year!

Congratulations, Eve Smerczynski whose artwork will be on display at the Kingston Public Library for the month of January. Please join us for the opening reception on January 5th from 2-4:00 at Kingston Public Library, 6 Green St, Kingston, MA. A painting is

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‘Tis the Season!

The Santa Spirit is at the Top of the World, and we’ll be making gifts this week. Remind kids that, if they know for whom and what they want to make for a gift, to come prepared with reference (or

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‘Tis the Season!

The Santa Spirit is at the Top of the World, and we’ll be making gifts this week. Remind kids that, if they know for whom and what they want to make for a gift, to come prepared with reference (or

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Here comes Santa Claus!

Lots of great winter animals and birds last week, and now here comes Santa! This week we’ll be doing upside down Santa based on life paintings by and similar to Mike Beeman, one of my favorite contemporary painters. Upside-down painting is a wonderful

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Here comes Santa Claus!

Lots of great winter animals and birds last week, and now here comes Santa! This week we’ll be doing upside down Santa based on life paintings by and similar to Mike Beeman, one of my favorite contemporary painters. Upside-down painting is a wonderful

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Ho Ho Snow!

We’re going gung-ho into the holidays. Last week we did snow. This week snowy animals and birds for cards, and the next weeks up to the holiday, Santa and gifts. I’ll try to get the cards done with at least

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Ho Ho Snow!

We’re going gung-ho into the holidays. Last week we did snow. This week snowy animals and birds for cards, and the next weeks up to the holiday, Santa and gifts. I’ll try to get the cards done with at least

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Holidays ho!

I hope everyone had a pleasant turkey day. It was a thrill to make the feast in my new kitchen. The silestone countertop is the best pie crust-rolling surface I’ve ever used – cool and slick! Now that we’ve done

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Holidays ho!

I hope everyone had a pleasant turkey day. It was a thrill to make the feast in my new kitchen. The silestone countertop is the best pie crust-rolling surface I’ve ever used – cool and slick! Now that we’ve done

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