Posts Tagged 'art lessons'

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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Countdown to the Show!

Very excited for the 11th Annual Student Exhibit and Auction opening this Friday, May 10, 5-7:00.  The kids generously donated their artwork for the auction. You can see all of the auction items here.  Almost ready to hang the show. Just need

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Countdown to the Show!

Very excited for the 11th Annual Student Exhibit and Auction opening this Friday, May 10, 5-7:00.  The kids generously donated their artwork for the auction. You can see all of the auction items here.  Almost ready to hang the show. Just need

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Getting ready for the Big Show!

This is our 11th Annual Student Show and Auction! Each year we celebrate these awesome artists who have worked hard throughout the school year. This event offers students a taste of what being a professional artist is like. The artists

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Getting ready for the Big Show!

This is our 11th Annual Student Show and Auction! Each year we celebrate these awesome artists who have worked hard throughout the school year. This event offers students a taste of what being a professional artist is like. The artists

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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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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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Weekly Update

We looked at faces and expressions last week getting ready to do the biggest challenge of the year: self portraits.  The kids and I learn uncountable lessons throughout this process, not just the mechanics and techniques of getting a likeness, but

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Weekly Update

We looked at faces and expressions last week getting ready to do the biggest challenge of the year: self portraits.  The kids and I learn uncountable lessons throughout this process, not just the mechanics and techniques of getting a likeness, but

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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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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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More Bodies in Motion

Last week we did more bodies in motion. There’s no end to what we can learn about anatomy and the drama of movement by making art about it. Caitlin’s City Dance This week and next we will be learning from

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More Bodies in Motion

Last week we did more bodies in motion. There’s no end to what we can learn about anatomy and the drama of movement by making art about it. Caitlin’s City Dance This week and next we will be learning from

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