Posts Tagged 'student work'

More October Art

October is a great month for art. Last week we sculpted the masks using mask forms, plasticine, cardboard, paper mache, and art paste. This week we’ll paint and decorate them so they’ll be ready for Halloween. CLASS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

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More October Art

October is a great month for art. Last week we sculpted the masks using mask forms, plasticine, cardboard, paper mache, and art paste. This week we’ll paint and decorate them so they’ll be ready for Halloween. CLASS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

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Still Summer

We’ve had so much fun doing Art Smorgasbord. This is the last week, and then everyone can focus on getting back into the swing of things for school.  The after school classes will probably resume on September 14.  Meanwhile, dig

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Still Summer

We’ve had so much fun doing Art Smorgasbord. This is the last week, and then everyone can focus on getting back into the swing of things for school.  The after school classes will probably resume on September 14.  Meanwhile, dig

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Onward Summer

I had so much fun with the littles last week; they were all great listeners and had excellent manners! We did clay, pastel still life of flowers, painted the clay, made fauve acrylic paintings, and had a birthday party too.

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Onward Summer

I had so much fun with the littles last week; they were all great listeners and had excellent manners! We did clay, pastel still life of flowers, painted the clay, made fauve acrylic paintings, and had a birthday party too.

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Art News

We’ve been going crazy with the landscaping around here, so soon we’ll have lots of subjects for plein air painting in the yard. Also working on the summer schedule of Art Smorgasbord sessions. Enjoy these beautiful pastel (and one acrylic)

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Art News

We’ve been going crazy with the landscaping around here, so soon we’ll have lots of subjects for plein air painting in the yard. Also working on the summer schedule of Art Smorgasbord sessions. Enjoy these beautiful pastel (and one acrylic)

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Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon

One of the great pleasures I have in my life is watching these awesome kids grow as both artists and humans.  They grow – I grow, and it is truly my honor and privilege to teach these kids.  Emma’s first

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Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon

One of the great pleasures I have in my life is watching these awesome kids grow as both artists and humans.  They grow – I grow, and it is truly my honor and privilege to teach these kids.  Emma’s first

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Art News

Artists are doing a great job with the self portraits. Students who finish theirs can go on to make an acrylic selfie or anything they like in the post-portrait Free Draw Art Salon. 🙂 Painting an acrylic selfie without a

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Art News

Artists are doing a great job with the self portraits. Students who finish theirs can go on to make an acrylic selfie or anything they like in the post-portrait Free Draw Art Salon. 🙂 Painting an acrylic selfie without a

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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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Winter Art

I hope everyone had a nice February break, and enjoyed the snow.  After several weeks of acrylic painting, we’ll get back to the pastel curriculum and focus on hands, feet, figures, and faces. We were in the middle of the annual

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Winter Art

I hope everyone had a nice February break, and enjoyed the snow.  After several weeks of acrylic painting, we’ll get back to the pastel curriculum and focus on hands, feet, figures, and faces. We were in the middle of the annual

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Vacation

Happy Valentine’s Day and February vacation! I hope everyone has a fun, relaxing, safe and healthy week. If anyone complains about being bored, tell them to contour draw the first three things they see.  Enjoy these wonderful works, and see

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Vacation

Happy Valentine’s Day and February vacation! I hope everyone has a fun, relaxing, safe and healthy week. If anyone complains about being bored, tell them to contour draw the first three things they see.  Enjoy these wonderful works, and see

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