Posts Tagged 'art lessons'

WEEKLY UPDATE

YES, we have classes tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3, even though there’s no school.  We will be taking pictures for our annual self-portrait challenge and continuing to work on portrait techniques. We have a date for our 12th ANNUAL STUDENT SHOW

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WEEKLY UPDATE

YES, we have classes tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3, even though there’s no school.  We will be taking pictures for our annual self-portrait challenge and continuing to work on portrait techniques. We have a date for our 12th ANNUAL STUDENT SHOW

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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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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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Christmas is Coming!

Always visit here for the weekly updates. With that late Thanksgiving and a snow day last Tuesday, we’re in a big rush to get ready for the holidays. This week we’ll be doing more card designs, and next week Upside-down

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Christmas is Coming!

Always visit here for the weekly updates. With that late Thanksgiving and a snow day last Tuesday, we’re in a big rush to get ready for the holidays. This week we’ll be doing more card designs, and next week Upside-down

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Yummy & Spooky

The artists did a really good job with the annual candy challenge. This is a great lesson to teach how to put things where they belong on a complex composition, and candy corn offers its own unique learning opportunities! Enjoy these

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Yummy & Spooky

The artists did a really good job with the annual candy challenge. This is a great lesson to teach how to put things where they belong on a complex composition, and candy corn offers its own unique learning opportunities! Enjoy these

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October!

Hedge Pond October Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined that I’d be teaching fine art for twenty years now.  One of my first jobs back in 1968 when I was a sixteen-year-old oil painter was assisting Gay Youse

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October!

Hedge Pond October Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined that I’d be teaching fine art for twenty years now.  One of my first jobs back in 1968 when I was a sixteen-year-old oil painter was assisting Gay Youse

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Weekly Update

What beautiful weather we’ve been having. I love to paint in the long light of fall!  Last week kids did Mayflowers and Hydrangeas.  Enjoy these artworks, and scroll down for the class schedules.   CLASS SCHEDULE NEWBIES – Make sure to

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Weekly Update

What beautiful weather we’ve been having. I love to paint in the long light of fall!  Last week kids did Mayflowers and Hydrangeas.  Enjoy these artworks, and scroll down for the class schedules.   CLASS SCHEDULE NEWBIES – Make sure to

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