Posts Tagged 'art for kids'

Yummy Art

Kids did a delicious job with the candy challenge. Hard work with great rewards! Now on to the business of the season. We’ll do some bogs and turkeys, maybe a cornucopia, and then move on the holiday card designs of winter scenes.

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Yummy Art

Kids did a delicious job with the candy challenge. Hard work with great rewards! Now on to the business of the season. We’ll do some bogs and turkeys, maybe a cornucopia, and then move on the holiday card designs of winter scenes.

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The Great Halloween Candy Challenge

Bones McJones and all of his all 206 bones did a great job as our model, and the kids learned a lot.  On to the Great Halloween Candy Challenge – learning how to really look at things, about negative space, perspective,

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The Great Halloween Candy Challenge

Bones McJones and all of his all 206 bones did a great job as our model, and the kids learned a lot.  On to the Great Halloween Candy Challenge – learning how to really look at things, about negative space, perspective,

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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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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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Falling into Art

Our skeleton Bones Jones bit the dust down cellar, so I have replaced him with his rich uncle Bones McJones, an anatomically correct professional skeleton with all 206 bones in the right places. RIP Bones, you served us well over

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Falling into Art

Our skeleton Bones Jones bit the dust down cellar, so I have replaced him with his rich uncle Bones McJones, an anatomically correct professional skeleton with all 206 bones in the right places. RIP Bones, you served us well over

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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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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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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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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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Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon

One of the great pleasures I have in my life is watching these awesome kids grow as both artists and humans.  They grow – I grow, and it is truly my honor and privilege to teach these kids.  Emma’s first

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Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon

One of the great pleasures I have in my life is watching these awesome kids grow as both artists and humans.  They grow – I grow, and it is truly my honor and privilege to teach these kids.  Emma’s first

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