Posts Tagged 'Top of the World'

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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Summertime!

If you’re visiting the Cape over the next couple of weeks, make sure to stop by at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod to see Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s “For Pastels Only” (FPO) exhibit featuring works by contemporary

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Summertime!

If you’re visiting the Cape over the next couple of weeks, make sure to stop by at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod to see Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s “For Pastels Only” (FPO) exhibit featuring works by contemporary

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Soon Summer!

Summer’s almost here, and the Summer Art Smorgasbord schedule is shaping up. Check it out below, and suggest preferences before it is cast in stone.  The artists worked hard all year, finishing up with self portraits and auction items, so now can

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Soon Summer!

Summer’s almost here, and the Summer Art Smorgasbord schedule is shaping up. Check it out below, and suggest preferences before it is cast in stone.  The artists worked hard all year, finishing up with self portraits and auction items, so now can

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Self Portraits!

Some artists have finished their self portraits. Getting a likeness is one of the hardest things for an artist to do, and the annual self portraits are like the practicum for all the work we’ve been doing over the school year. Many

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Self Portraits!

Some artists have finished their self portraits. Getting a likeness is one of the hardest things for an artist to do, and the annual self portraits are like the practicum for all the work we’ve been doing over the school year. Many

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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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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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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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Weekly Update

The kids did a really good job with a complex still life. Drawing from life is the best way to improve drawing skills. I recommend that all of the artists spend just 5 minutes a day contour drawing and making

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Weekly Update

The kids did a really good job with a complex still life. Drawing from life is the best way to improve drawing skills. I recommend that all of the artists spend just 5 minutes a day contour drawing and making

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Holiday Spirits

The kids’ cards came out beautifully thanks to my new Epson Workforce printer. If you want to print more just request the pdf file, and I’ll email it to you. This year I had to find a whole new posse of

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Holiday Spirits

The kids’ cards came out beautifully thanks to my new Epson Workforce printer. If you want to print more just request the pdf file, and I’ll email it to you. This year I had to find a whole new posse of

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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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