“To teach is to learn twice over.” – Joseph Joubert –At our recent art workshop for kids, we painted Claude Monet’s Water lilies. I always begin by telling the children a few facts about the artist we are learning about and their painting style.
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“Art For Little Eyes”: Storybooks and Brushstrokes – July Workshop on Saturday, July 15th🎨 The shore beauty of an agate! I love the beauty found in nature. We just arrived back from a wonderful trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The shore is lined with precious gems and agates.
Hello! I’m excited to get back to teaching kids the joy of painting at our monthly kids art workshops. We will be starting 2017 off with painting a snowscape inspired by Claude Monet called “Magpie”. Children will be able to learn art elements and techniques that go into creating a snow scene: light, shadows, tone, […]
Hello Everyone! I’m excited for more fun workshops on Saturday, October 15th. Art for Little Eyes will begin at 10am and Exploring Techniques in Sign Making is at 2:30pm. Looking forward to working with kids and providing a space to encourage others in the creative process. I have included all the details below. Please feel free to contact […]
Vincent Van Gogh is my favorite artist. His work is full of expression, color and movement. I smile every time I look at his bright and cheery paintings. Starry Night is on the top of my list of Van Gogh’s works. I can see why it is one of the most sought after prints in […]
SUPPLIES Watercolor Paper Pencil Black Fine Point Sharpie Watercolor Paints Soft Brushes Water Tablecloth or Placemat LESSON Our art lesson on Pablo Picasso began just before Valentine’s Day. I gave the class (K – 3rd grade) a quick overview on Picasso’s background. Mostly, we talked about where he was from (we located Spain on a […]
This project was done with my 1st – 3rd grade art classes. The kids absolutely loved it…especially their finished masterpieces!!! 🙂 It is so simple to do and can be done for any season or holiday throughout the year. Leaves, pumpkins, flowers, sea shells, Easter eggs, snowflakes and Christmas trees are just a few ideas that […]
I say it over and over, but I just love kids art!!! Besides loving their artwork, I love their smiles when they see what they can create! I love seeing how their precious little minds work in trying to figure out combining elements of shape to create, in this case, a scarecrow! What a joy […]
“Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Einstein Love love love these t-shirts from my class. It is always a joy to see what these precious 4 – 8 year old students will create. So when I was asked to share more of their designs from the Blue […]
Blue gel glue as a batik makes for a fun craft idea for the kids! The designs can be simple shapes or patterns. SUPPLIES: Pre-washed cotton t-shirt, linen or canvas material Blue Gel Glue Paper (to draw your design) Plastic cover to protect work area Thick paper or cardboard for inside t-shirt Wax paper (for […]
The Beauty and Wonderment of the White Crayon in Art! I learned in my art class this week what delight it brings to a 5-year old to discover that a “white” crayon has a purpose to be used on “white” paper. What I thought was just a lesson on mixed media, was really a lesson […]