Posts Tagged 'pastel painting'

Get it while it’s hot!

I hope everyone had a safe and pleasant holiday.  We could actually see the fireworks from my backyard at the Top! Getting all of the materials together for Summer Smorgasbord.  Smorgasbord includes  nature journaling and possible plein air painting, air

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Get it while it’s hot!

I hope everyone had a safe and pleasant holiday.  We could actually see the fireworks from my backyard at the Top! Getting all of the materials together for Summer Smorgasbord.  Smorgasbord includes  nature journaling and possible plein air painting, air

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day! I hope all of you mothers are enjoying a relaxing day. Last week we worked on our auction items for the big show on May 27. This week, anyone who hasn’t made a sunflower piece for the

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day! I hope all of you mothers are enjoying a relaxing day. Last week we worked on our auction items for the big show on May 27. This week, anyone who hasn’t made a sunflower piece for the

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Weekly Update

I hope everyone had an enjoyable April vacation. I need to know what paintings the kids are going to be exhibiting in the show ASAP, so please encourage the kids to choose and name the paintings. Show update below. I was able

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Weekly Update

I hope everyone had an enjoyable April vacation. I need to know what paintings the kids are going to be exhibiting in the show ASAP, so please encourage the kids to choose and name the paintings. Show update below. I was able

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Weekly Update

We’re working on our self portraits. Students learn so much in this process where we look at features as shadows and highlights, not eyes, noses and mouths. Our brain has a lot of preconceived ideas about what things look like, and it

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Weekly Update

We’re working on our self portraits. Students learn so much in this process where we look at features as shadows and highlights, not eyes, noses and mouths. Our brain has a lot of preconceived ideas about what things look like, and it

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Weekly Update

I am excited to start planning for our annual Student Exhibit and Auction at Brabo Benefits on May 27, 5-7:00. This will be our 13th annual show (we lost 2 years due to covid). Any artist who has taken classes

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Weekly Update

I am excited to start planning for our annual Student Exhibit and Auction at Brabo Benefits on May 27, 5-7:00. This will be our 13th annual show (we lost 2 years due to covid). Any artist who has taken classes

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Art Love

Happy Valentines Day to all of my Art Sweethearts! The kids did some really good work on 2-point perspective inspired by Edward Hopper. This week it’s figures in motion with special attention paid to the negative space in the shapes.

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Art Love

Happy Valentines Day to all of my Art Sweethearts! The kids did some really good work on 2-point perspective inspired by Edward Hopper. This week it’s figures in motion with special attention paid to the negative space in the shapes.

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Classes Canceled this Week

I was unfortunately exposed to someone who tested positive for covid yesterday, and I’m erring on the side of caution here, even though I’m optimistic based on the circumstances. I so appreciate that we’ve been able to remain covid-free at the

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Classes Canceled this Week

I was unfortunately exposed to someone who tested positive for covid yesterday, and I’m erring on the side of caution here, even though I’m optimistic based on the circumstances. I so appreciate that we’ve been able to remain covid-free at the

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Brightening Winter

In the deep gray of winter, we bring light and color to our lives with our artwork. We’ll be working on perspective, 1-point for the younger students, and 2-point for those who like a challenge. Some of the best examples of

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Brightening Winter

In the deep gray of winter, we bring light and color to our lives with our artwork. We’ll be working on perspective, 1-point for the younger students, and 2-point for those who like a challenge. Some of the best examples of

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Santa’s Coming!

Last week we made more wintery card designs, and I’ve printed out most of the cards. If you’d like to pick them up from the milk box just let me know and I’ll put them out there. It’s Upside down

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Santa’s Coming!

Last week we made more wintery card designs, and I’ve printed out most of the cards. If you’d like to pick them up from the milk box just let me know and I’ll put them out there. It’s Upside down

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Art Elves

Kids are making beautiful card designs. My new printer just arrived! The one I’ve been using was bought around 2006. It was a workhorse that finally bit the dust. Three more weeks to make cards and gifts. Enjoy these wintery wonders and

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Art Elves

Kids are making beautiful card designs. My new printer just arrived! The one I’ve been using was bought around 2006. It was a workhorse that finally bit the dust. Three more weeks to make cards and gifts. Enjoy these wintery wonders and

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