Posts Tagged 'pastel painting'

More Selfies & April Vaca

The artists have been doing a great job with the selfies. Kids who have finished theirs are enjoying Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon doing whatever they want. So, if there is something your artist has been wanting to do,

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More Selfies & April Vaca

The artists have been doing a great job with the selfies. Kids who have finished theirs are enjoying Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon doing whatever they want. So, if there is something your artist has been wanting to do,

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Weekly Update

Happy celebration of Rebirth! The kids are toiling away at their self-portraits, and once we get them done to my satisfaction, we’ll be doing some free draw where kids can do whatever they want within reason. But they can’t rush

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Weekly Update

Happy celebration of Rebirth! The kids are toiling away at their self-portraits, and once we get them done to my satisfaction, we’ll be doing some free draw where kids can do whatever they want within reason. But they can’t rush

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Facing Facts

Our brains tend to make big deals out of very small things – like facial features. For the next few weeks we’ll be working on our self portraits. This week we used a grid to practice getting things to scale.  Young

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Facing Facts

Our brains tend to make big deals out of very small things – like facial features. For the next few weeks we’ll be working on our self portraits. This week we used a grid to practice getting things to scale.  Young

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Springtime at the Top!

The last big academic challenge we do during the school year is creating self portraits. To get the kids ready, last week we all did the same face, a portrait at 45 degrees rather than straight on, which is how we’re

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Springtime at the Top!

The last big academic challenge we do during the school year is creating self portraits. To get the kids ready, last week we all did the same face, a portrait at 45 degrees rather than straight on, which is how we’re

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Spring is in the air!

The kids did a really good job with hands and feet, and now, on to faces. The covid stopped us in our tracks last March, and everyone has grown so much, we’re starting fresh. This is one of the biggest

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Spring is in the air!

The kids did a really good job with hands and feet, and now, on to faces. The covid stopped us in our tracks last March, and everyone has grown so much, we’re starting fresh. This is one of the biggest

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#inthistogether

A big Thank You to all of the students who have contributed to the In This Together community art project to honor our local frontline workers and healthcare teams. The kids wrote their messages of thanks on the back, and

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#inthistogether

A big Thank You to all of the students who have contributed to the In This Together community art project to honor our local frontline workers and healthcare teams. The kids wrote their messages of thanks on the back, and

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In this Together

We will be participating in this awesome community art project, In This Together, a large format installation to be displayed at BID Plymouth to thank and honor our first responders, frontline workers, and healthcare teams.  I picked up enough hexagons

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In this Together

We will be participating in this awesome community art project, In This Together, a large format installation to be displayed at BID Plymouth to thank and honor our first responders, frontline workers, and healthcare teams.  I picked up enough hexagons

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Weekly Update

I’m giving the kids homework, and I hope they remember to do it every day: At least once a day think of 5 things you are grateful for, and when you go to bed at night, ask yourself what was

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Weekly Update

I’m giving the kids homework, and I hope they remember to do it every day: At least once a day think of 5 things you are grateful for, and when you go to bed at night, ask yourself what was

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Drawing and painting from life is the absolute best way to grow as an artist. I encourage the students to do some contour drawing and drawing from life every day. The more you draw, the better you get.  The more

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Drawing and painting from life is the absolute best way to grow as an artist. I encourage the students to do some contour drawing and drawing from life every day. The more you draw, the better you get.  The more

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Weekly Update

Learning to draw bodies isn’t just about proportions, we pay special attention to foreshortening, negative space, and gesture. Enjoy these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the class schedule.             THIS WEEK Tues, Jan 19, 4-5:30 Down &

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Weekly Update

Learning to draw bodies isn’t just about proportions, we pay special attention to foreshortening, negative space, and gesture. Enjoy these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the class schedule.             THIS WEEK Tues, Jan 19, 4-5:30 Down &

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