Posts Tagged 'art for kids'

THE SUMMER SIX

SIX WEEKS OF SUMMER  – ART SCHEDULE This tentative schedule will be amended based on input. I’ll be off to Washington to visit my grands at the end of June and through July 4th week.  Some kids have mentioned interest

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THE SUMMER SIX

SIX WEEKS OF SUMMER  – ART SCHEDULE This tentative schedule will be amended based on input. I’ll be off to Washington to visit my grands at the end of June and through July 4th week.  Some kids have mentioned interest

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Weekly Update

The show was a great success. Thanks to all who came, exhibited, and bid. We raised $650 for SEMPBA! Enjoy these mother’s day artworks, and scroll down for the schedule. CLASS SCHEDULE – Please read carefully and contact me with any corrections.

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Weekly Update

The show was a great success. Thanks to all who came, exhibited, and bid. We raised $650 for SEMPBA! Enjoy these mother’s day artworks, and scroll down for the schedule. CLASS SCHEDULE – Please read carefully and contact me with any corrections.

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Important Art News

I hope everyone had a wonderful vacation week and holiday. Now we’re in the big push to get ready for the 11th Annual Exhibit and Auction at Bramhall’s on May 10. I NEED YOUR HELP! EXHIBITORS If you didn’t get your

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Important Art News

I hope everyone had a wonderful vacation week and holiday. Now we’re in the big push to get ready for the 11th Annual Exhibit and Auction at Bramhall’s on May 10. I NEED YOUR HELP! EXHIBITORS If you didn’t get your

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More Selfies

Getting ready for the 11th Annual Student Show and Auction. I’ll be getting a bunch of these postcards printed so each exhibitor can share with teachers and friends. 🙂 Twenty artists, including me, are featured in this show of students ages 6 to

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More Selfies

Getting ready for the 11th Annual Student Show and Auction. I’ll be getting a bunch of these postcards printed so each exhibitor can share with teachers and friends. 🙂 Twenty artists, including me, are featured in this show of students ages 6 to

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Selfies

My congrats to the kids who finished their self portraits this week. Getting a likeness isn’t easy. Getting a self-likeness is even more of a challenge, which is why I provide the artists with every possible opportunity for success, including

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Selfies

My congrats to the kids who finished their self portraits this week. Getting a likeness isn’t easy. Getting a self-likeness is even more of a challenge, which is why I provide the artists with every possible opportunity for success, including

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Facing Up to Faces

We’ll be working on our self portraits for the next couple of weeks. When a student finishes his or hers, they get a “free draw” class, and can paint anything they want.   This is the biggest challenge of the

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Facing Up to Faces

We’ll be working on our self portraits for the next couple of weeks. When a student finishes his or hers, they get a “free draw” class, and can paint anything they want.   This is the biggest challenge of the

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Lively Still Life

The artists made wonderful, lively still life paintings last week. I like to have them paint from life as much as possible. Art-from-life is the most intimate and honest art. 🙂 11th Annual Show Update: Our auction will be benefitting the Southeastern

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Lively Still Life

The artists made wonderful, lively still life paintings last week. I like to have them paint from life as much as possible. Art-from-life is the most intimate and honest art. 🙂 11th Annual Show Update: Our auction will be benefitting the Southeastern

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Marching forward!

I hope everyone had a nice, relaxing vacation.  I can’t believe March is almost upon us. I finished my Mona, and now on to the next self portrait. This is a fun way to flex my artistic muscles and prepare for

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Marching forward!

I hope everyone had a nice, relaxing vacation.  I can’t believe March is almost upon us. I finished my Mona, and now on to the next self portrait. This is a fun way to flex my artistic muscles and prepare for

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Happy Vacation!

VACATION WEEK – Even though I only have two signed up for acrylic painting 2-4:00 on Thursday, we are on. So, if anyone else wants to join, let me know. Cost is $35 (5 bucks off for 2nd sib). We’ll be

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Happy Vacation!

VACATION WEEK – Even though I only have two signed up for acrylic painting 2-4:00 on Thursday, we are on. So, if anyone else wants to join, let me know. Cost is $35 (5 bucks off for 2nd sib). We’ll be

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Art Schedule

These past few weeks we’ve looked at masterworks of artists Matisse, Van Gogh, DaVinci, Picasso, Monet, Cezanne, Vermeer, and more, and we will continue to learn from them as we start focussing on faces, moving toward portraits of others, and our

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Art Schedule

These past few weeks we’ve looked at masterworks of artists Matisse, Van Gogh, DaVinci, Picasso, Monet, Cezanne, Vermeer, and more, and we will continue to learn from them as we start focussing on faces, moving toward portraits of others, and our

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