Posts Tagged 'art lessons'

Summer Update

Greetings from the other side of the continent. I am at Joint Base Lewis McChord near Tacoma, WA. The landscape and tall trees around here are gorgeous, and I’m often surprised to see Mt Ranier looming in the distance. The view

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Summer Update

Greetings from the other side of the continent. I am at Joint Base Lewis McChord near Tacoma, WA. The landscape and tall trees around here are gorgeous, and I’m often surprised to see Mt Ranier looming in the distance. The view

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Yay for Summer!

Last week of classes until the Summer! Some have expressed interest in summer sessions, but no one has committed yet. So, please if you want something or plan on attending, let me know formally. At this point, the schedule is

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Yay for Summer!

Last week of classes until the Summer! Some have expressed interest in summer sessions, but no one has committed yet. So, please if you want something or plan on attending, let me know formally. At this point, the schedule is

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Countdown to Summer

Wow, this year has just flown right by; only two more weeks of regular classes. Ecological Research & Development Group has invited us to participate in their annual Young Voices Horseshoe Crab and the Arts Competition. The deadline is June

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Countdown to Summer

Wow, this year has just flown right by; only two more weeks of regular classes. Ecological Research & Development Group has invited us to participate in their annual Young Voices Horseshoe Crab and the Arts Competition. The deadline is June

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Lilac time!

Getting excited for summer.  I’ll be away from June 22- July 2. Happy to announce that About That Apple was juried into the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s For Pastels Only On Cape Cod 2019, that will be at the

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Lilac time!

Getting excited for summer.  I’ll be away from June 22- July 2. Happy to announce that About That Apple was juried into the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s For Pastels Only On Cape Cod 2019, that will be at the

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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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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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