Virtual Lessons

In a Holding Pattern

No classes this week. I hope everyone is getting settled into the new way of doing school. We could add a zoom class to fit the a virtual day for kids. If you are interested in that, please tell me

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In a Holding Pattern

No classes this week. I hope everyone is getting settled into the new way of doing school. We could add a zoom class to fit the a virtual day for kids. If you are interested in that, please tell me

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Arrested Development

Late hybrid school openings and the pandemic have thrown a monkey wrench into educational operations here at the Top.  So far only two kids have committed to after school classes, one for Tuesdays and one for Thursdays, so I’m postponing in-person

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Arrested Development

Late hybrid school openings and the pandemic have thrown a monkey wrench into educational operations here at the Top.  So far only two kids have committed to after school classes, one for Tuesdays and one for Thursdays, so I’m postponing in-person

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Fall Schedule

Our summer Art Smorgasbord sessions were awesome. We’ll be playing it by ear as we see how the school schedules evolve. I’m posting a tentative schedule below. First come, first serve. Also one zoom class a week. Enjoy these smorgasbord

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Fall Schedule

Our summer Art Smorgasbord sessions were awesome. We’ll be playing it by ear as we see how the school schedules evolve. I’m posting a tentative schedule below. First come, first serve. Also one zoom class a week. Enjoy these smorgasbord

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Summer at the Top

RIP Fish 2007 – 2020 This year we would have had our 13th Annual Student Show, but the pandemic has changed everything. Remembering our very first show at PACTV, some of the works were of our goldfish who posed for

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Summer at the Top

RIP Fish 2007 – 2020 This year we would have had our 13th Annual Student Show, but the pandemic has changed everything. Remembering our very first show at PACTV, some of the works were of our goldfish who posed for

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Summer Sessions

I hope everyone is enjoying the beach weather, and staying safe and healthy. I’m almost done with my job for SEMPBA and the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation trail signs. These signs will be stationed in conservation areas throughout

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Summer Sessions

I hope everyone is enjoying the beach weather, and staying safe and healthy. I’m almost done with my job for SEMPBA and the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation trail signs. These signs will be stationed in conservation areas throughout

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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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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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