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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Weekly Update

I’m giving the kids homework, and I hope they remember to do it every day: At least once a day think of 5 things you are grateful for, and when you go to bed at night, ask yourself what was

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Weekly Update

I’m giving the kids homework, and I hope they remember to do it every day: At least once a day think of 5 things you are grateful for, and when you go to bed at night, ask yourself what was

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Trying new things

It’s always good to step out of your comfort zone and try new things. Pastel is my chosen medium for many reasons, and it’s especially my favorite medium to teach fine art with because it is so forgiving and hardy

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Trying new things

It’s always good to step out of your comfort zone and try new things. Pastel is my chosen medium for many reasons, and it’s especially my favorite medium to teach fine art with because it is so forgiving and hardy

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Drawing and painting from life is the absolute best way to grow as an artist. I encourage the students to do some contour drawing and drawing from life every day. The more you draw, the better you get.  The more

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Drawing and painting from life is the absolute best way to grow as an artist. I encourage the students to do some contour drawing and drawing from life every day. The more you draw, the better you get.  The more

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Weekly Update

Learning to draw bodies isn’t just about proportions, we pay special attention to foreshortening, negative space, and gesture. Enjoy these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the class schedule.             THIS WEEK Tues, Jan 19, 4-5:30 Down &

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Weekly Update

Learning to draw bodies isn’t just about proportions, we pay special attention to foreshortening, negative space, and gesture. Enjoy these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the class schedule.             THIS WEEK Tues, Jan 19, 4-5:30 Down &

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Go figure

Art truly does help us find balance and calm in a world of sickness and insanity. We often find our voice in the simplest creative expression. I feel so lucky that we have this safe place to create exciting joy, peace, and

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Go figure

Art truly does help us find balance and calm in a world of sickness and insanity. We often find our voice in the simplest creative expression. I feel so lucky that we have this safe place to create exciting joy, peace, and

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Happy Healthy New Year!

Here’s to health, peace, justice, and sanity in 2021! Had to keep these under wraps until after Christmas. Enjoy these wonderful artworks, and scroll down for the class schedule.         CLASS SCHEDULE – Please let me know if

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Happy Healthy New Year!

Here’s to health, peace, justice, and sanity in 2021! Had to keep these under wraps until after Christmas. Enjoy these wonderful artworks, and scroll down for the class schedule.         CLASS SCHEDULE – Please let me know if

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Holiday Cheer!

Artists made beautiful holiday cards and gifts. If anyone wants to print more cards, let me know, and I’ll send you the pdf files.     Lila’s palette Ryan’s expressionistic painting – Fear of being late! ART CLASS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

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Holiday Cheer!

Artists made beautiful holiday cards and gifts. If anyone wants to print more cards, let me know, and I’ll send you the pdf files.     Lila’s palette Ryan’s expressionistic painting – Fear of being late! ART CLASS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

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Christmas cards!

We’re in the throes of the season now, cranking out cards and gifts. Enjoy these card designs, and scroll down for the schedule. Sarah’s first ever pastel painting at the Top! Emma’s Expression   THIS WEEK – Making holiday stuff

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Christmas cards!

We’re in the throes of the season now, cranking out cards and gifts. Enjoy these card designs, and scroll down for the schedule. Sarah’s first ever pastel painting at the Top! Emma’s Expression   THIS WEEK – Making holiday stuff

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