Posts Tagged 'art classes'

Masks and Bones

October is a busy month at the Top. We made masks with a new kind of paper maché since newspaper is so hard to find these days. Art with a purpose, like mask-making, is very satisfying as we experiment with materials and

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Masks and Bones

October is a busy month at the Top. We made masks with a new kind of paper maché since newspaper is so hard to find these days. Art with a purpose, like mask-making, is very satisfying as we experiment with materials and

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More October Art

October is a great month for art. Last week we sculpted the masks using mask forms, plasticine, cardboard, paper mache, and art paste. This week we’ll paint and decorate them so they’ll be ready for Halloween. CLASS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

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More October Art

October is a great month for art. Last week we sculpted the masks using mask forms, plasticine, cardboard, paper mache, and art paste. This week we’ll paint and decorate them so they’ll be ready for Halloween. CLASS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

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Variations on a Theme

I found this great tricycle at an antique store down the street, and saw it as a perfect educational opportunity. Drawing and painting this trike offers a myriad of lessons in foreshortening, perspective, proportion, values, shapes & angles, and so much more!

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Variations on a Theme

I found this great tricycle at an antique store down the street, and saw it as a perfect educational opportunity. Drawing and painting this trike offers a myriad of lessons in foreshortening, perspective, proportion, values, shapes & angles, and so much more!

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Still Summer

We’ve had so much fun doing Art Smorgasbord. This is the last week, and then everyone can focus on getting back into the swing of things for school.  The after school classes will probably resume on September 14.  Meanwhile, dig

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Still Summer

We’ve had so much fun doing Art Smorgasbord. This is the last week, and then everyone can focus on getting back into the swing of things for school.  The after school classes will probably resume on September 14.  Meanwhile, dig

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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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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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MayFlowers

Within the next few days I should have the tentative summer schedule that will begin the week of July 12. I say tentative because I am willing to modify it to better serve families. As long as others haven’t yet committed to

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MayFlowers

Within the next few days I should have the tentative summer schedule that will begin the week of July 12. I say tentative because I am willing to modify it to better serve families. As long as others haven’t yet committed to

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Art News

We’ve been going crazy with the landscaping around here, so soon we’ll have lots of subjects for plein air painting in the yard. Also working on the summer schedule of Art Smorgasbord sessions. Enjoy these beautiful pastel (and one acrylic)

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Art News

We’ve been going crazy with the landscaping around here, so soon we’ll have lots of subjects for plein air painting in the yard. Also working on the summer schedule of Art Smorgasbord sessions. Enjoy these beautiful pastel (and one acrylic)

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