summer schedule

Summer Art Smorgasbord

We’ve been having lots of fun with art smorgasbord. Kids love the clay. Last week we did clay, pastels en plain air, watercolor, and acrylic painting. Enjoy these wonderful artworks, and scroll down for the schedule.               

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Summer Art Smorgasbord

We’ve been having lots of fun with art smorgasbord. Kids love the clay. Last week we did clay, pastels en plain air, watercolor, and acrylic painting. Enjoy these wonderful artworks, and scroll down for the schedule.               

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Onward Summer

I had so much fun with the littles last week; they were all great listeners and had excellent manners! We did clay, pastel still life of flowers, painted the clay, made fauve acrylic paintings, and had a birthday party too.

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Onward Summer

I had so much fun with the littles last week; they were all great listeners and had excellent manners! We did clay, pastel still life of flowers, painted the clay, made fauve acrylic paintings, and had a birthday party too.

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Hot Summer Art!

We had a great first summer session. Managed to get the kids outside to paint en plein air.  Weeks 3 and 4 are still open, so times and days are flexible if any group wants to do a session of three

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Hot Summer Art!

We had a great first summer session. Managed to get the kids outside to paint en plein air.  Weeks 3 and 4 are still open, so times and days are flexible if any group wants to do a session of three

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Summer Art!

Summer’s here, and I’m getting ready for the sessions, gathering up ideas and materials, taking some time to clean and organize the studio. I hope everyone has a safe and pleasant holiday.  Enjoy thse wonderful artworks, and scroll down for

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Summer Art!

Summer’s here, and I’m getting ready for the sessions, gathering up ideas and materials, taking some time to clean and organize the studio. I hope everyone has a safe and pleasant holiday.  Enjoy thse wonderful artworks, and scroll down for

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Skoolz out!

Yay for summer!  You can always check the most recent blog post for the latest updates on the summer schedule. So far weeks 1, 2, and 6 and likely 5 are happening. I hope all of the dads out there had

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Skoolz out!

Yay for summer!  You can always check the most recent blog post for the latest updates on the summer schedule. So far weeks 1, 2, and 6 and likely 5 are happening. I hope all of the dads out there had

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Congratulations!

This year a bunch of Top of the World alumni graduated from high school. Congrats to Emma Buckley, Ainsley Cronin, Noelle Schneider, Kathryn Spiegel, Chelsea Wennerberg, Brian Carman, and Sophia Piech, all wonderful talented, creative people who will continue to shine

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Congratulations!

This year a bunch of Top of the World alumni graduated from high school. Congrats to Emma Buckley, Ainsley Cronin, Noelle Schneider, Kathryn Spiegel, Chelsea Wennerberg, Brian Carman, and Sophia Piech, all wonderful talented, creative people who will continue to shine

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Learning from the Masters

We’re looking at masterworks and learning from the painters who painted them. Since we weathered the pandemic, and the kids had so little freedom last year, I’ve loosened up with the curriculum and am letting the students make more decisions about

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Learning from the Masters

We’re looking at masterworks and learning from the painters who painted them. Since we weathered the pandemic, and the kids had so little freedom last year, I’ve loosened up with the curriculum and am letting the students make more decisions about

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Gratitude

Every night before I sleep, I run through the things I’m grateful for that day. It’s a good practice, and I’ve been doing it for years. I am so thankful for all of the wonderful kids and families that have

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Gratitude

Every night before I sleep, I run through the things I’m grateful for that day. It’s a good practice, and I’ve been doing it for years. I am so thankful for all of the wonderful kids and families that have

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Weekly Update

I am happy to report that our smart and safe Covid Creative Summer Sessions continue to be successful, comfortable, and good practice of mask-wearing, mindful distancing, and sanitizing for when school starts.  If anyone has a family/friends bubble group that wants

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Weekly Update

I am happy to report that our smart and safe Covid Creative Summer Sessions continue to be successful, comfortable, and good practice of mask-wearing, mindful distancing, and sanitizing for when school starts.  If anyone has a family/friends bubble group that wants

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Covid Creative

We had our first in-studio classes after 18 weeks. We did 34 Zoom classes in the interim, and it was a very good experience for all, including me since I was basically doing a demo a day when teaching. I  got

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Covid Creative

We had our first in-studio classes after 18 weeks. We did 34 Zoom classes in the interim, and it was a very good experience for all, including me since I was basically doing a demo a day when teaching. I  got

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