Posts Tagged 'student work'

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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Happy Spring!

IMPORTANT SHOW INFO & DATES Spring is here, and we’re gearing up for the Annual Student Exhibit and Auction on May 27, 5-7:00 at Brabo Benefits at the Cordage. I need to hear from parents if their kid(s) will be exhibiting, as

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Happy Spring!

IMPORTANT SHOW INFO & DATES Spring is here, and we’re gearing up for the Annual Student Exhibit and Auction on May 27, 5-7:00 at Brabo Benefits at the Cordage. I need to hear from parents if their kid(s) will be exhibiting, as

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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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Abundant Art

Celebrating the season of abundance, we did a cornucopia still life last week. There’s a lot to unpack in the set up, and the kids did a good job fathoming the depths of fruits and vegetables. On to the holidays.

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Abundant Art

Celebrating the season of abundance, we did a cornucopia still life last week. There’s a lot to unpack in the set up, and the kids did a good job fathoming the depths of fruits and vegetables. On to the holidays.

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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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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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