Posts Tagged 'Top of the World'

Flattening the Curve

We are diligently keeping our social distance as we all should. There will be NO CLASSES at the Top for the next three weeks . I just heard Governor Baker has closed all schools for the next 3 weeks. We hope to resume the week

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Flattening the Curve

We are diligently keeping our social distance as we all should. There will be NO CLASSES at the Top for the next three weeks . I just heard Governor Baker has closed all schools for the next 3 weeks. We hope to resume the week

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Exciting Art News

ART CONTEST: 2020 Marine Endangered Species Art Contest Students are welcome to create artwork for this contest both in art class and at home. Because we have to send the original artwork, students can use other mediums like pen and ink or watercolor. Entries must

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Exciting Art News

ART CONTEST: 2020 Marine Endangered Species Art Contest Students are welcome to create artwork for this contest both in art class and at home. Because we have to send the original artwork, students can use other mediums like pen and ink or watercolor. Entries must

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12th Annual Student Show!

Our 12th Annual Student Show and Auction opening party is May 22, 5-7:00pm, and hangs through May 29 at Bramhall’s Country Store, 2 Sandwich Road, Plymouth. Any artist who has had classes with me any time over the past year is welcome

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12th Annual Student Show!

Our 12th Annual Student Show and Auction opening party is May 22, 5-7:00pm, and hangs through May 29 at Bramhall’s Country Store, 2 Sandwich Road, Plymouth. Any artist who has had classes with me any time over the past year is welcome

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Art in Motion

Last week we did bodies in motion. People are always moving around, and it’s good to learn how to capture gesture.  We’ll do another figure class before we move on to faces. But we’re all hearts and roses this week

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Art in Motion

Last week we did bodies in motion. People are always moving around, and it’s good to learn how to capture gesture.  We’ll do another figure class before we move on to faces. But we’re all hearts and roses this week

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Weekly Update

The students did a great job with the perspective lessons. Now, on to figures and faces. Dig these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the CLASS SCHEDULE CLASS SCHEDULE If you are on the list, I expect that you are coming,

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Weekly Update

The students did a great job with the perspective lessons. Now, on to figures and faces. Dig these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the CLASS SCHEDULE CLASS SCHEDULE If you are on the list, I expect that you are coming,

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Perspective Plus!

Last week we paid attention to one-point perspective. It’s an important lesson to remember about how the horizon and vanishing point impact a composition, and keeping things like buildings, trees, windows and doors logical sizes, and parallel with the page edges.

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Perspective Plus!

Last week we paid attention to one-point perspective. It’s an important lesson to remember about how the horizon and vanishing point impact a composition, and keeping things like buildings, trees, windows and doors logical sizes, and parallel with the page edges.

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Mastering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning from masters like Franz Marc, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Isaac Levitan, Paul Cezanne, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Katsushika Hokusai, Pablo Picasso, and Georgia O’Keefe.  We could study the masters

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Mastering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning from masters like Franz Marc, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Isaac Levitan, Paul Cezanne, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Katsushika Hokusai, Pablo Picasso, and Georgia O’Keefe.  We could study the masters

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Learning from the Masters

We have a lot to learn from the masters, and last week we looked at a lot of masterworks, and the self portraits of a bunch famous masters. It’s not surprising that there were hardly any female painters back in

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Learning from the Masters

We have a lot to learn from the masters, and last week we looked at a lot of masterworks, and the self portraits of a bunch famous masters. It’s not surprising that there were hardly any female painters back in

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and Welcome back! We did upside-down Santa the week before Christmas, and the kids are hoping for more upside-down work in future. It is a great way to take the brain out of the art-making operation, and get to

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and Welcome back! We did upside-down Santa the week before Christmas, and the kids are hoping for more upside-down work in future. It is a great way to take the brain out of the art-making operation, and get to

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Holiday Art

Last week students made seasonal artworks for cards. This week is upside-down Santa based on the works of Mike Beeman, my favorite Santa (and bird) painter. Making upside-down paintings is a wonderful exercise where we look at colors, values, and shapes

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Holiday Art

Last week students made seasonal artworks for cards. This week is upside-down Santa based on the works of Mike Beeman, my favorite Santa (and bird) painter. Making upside-down paintings is a wonderful exercise where we look at colors, values, and shapes

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