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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 Update

I hope everyone enjoyed the April break. Only four more kids need to finish their selfies. While that happens, the other artists can enjoy Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon – a fancy way of saying I’ll help them create whatever art they

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Art Update

I hope everyone enjoyed the April break. Only four more kids need to finish their selfies. While that happens, the other artists can enjoy Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon – a fancy way of saying I’ll help them create whatever art they

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More Selfies & April Vaca

The artists have been doing a great job with the selfies. Kids who have finished theirs are enjoying Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon doing whatever they want. So, if there is something your artist has been wanting to do,

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More Selfies & April Vaca

The artists have been doing a great job with the selfies. Kids who have finished theirs are enjoying Post Portrait Free Draw Art Salon doing whatever they want. So, if there is something your artist has been wanting to do,

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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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Weekly Update

Happy celebration of Rebirth! The kids are toiling away at their self-portraits, and once we get them done to my satisfaction, we’ll be doing some free draw where kids can do whatever they want within reason. But they can’t rush

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Weekly Update

Happy celebration of Rebirth! The kids are toiling away at their self-portraits, and once we get them done to my satisfaction, we’ll be doing some free draw where kids can do whatever they want within reason. But they can’t rush

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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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Spring is in the air!

The kids did a really good job with hands and feet, and now, on to faces. The covid stopped us in our tracks last March, and everyone has grown so much, we’re starting fresh. This is one of the biggest

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Spring is in the air!

The kids did a really good job with hands and feet, and now, on to faces. The covid stopped us in our tracks last March, and everyone has grown so much, we’re starting fresh. This is one of the biggest

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In this Together

We will be participating in this awesome community art project, In This Together, a large format installation to be displayed at BID Plymouth to thank and honor our first responders, frontline workers, and healthcare teams.  I picked up enough hexagons

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In this Together

We will be participating in this awesome community art project, In This Together, a large format installation to be displayed at BID Plymouth to thank and honor our first responders, frontline workers, and healthcare teams.  I picked up enough hexagons

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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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