February 2, 2013

Presenting Artistic Alexa and the Bright, Creative Beckham to the Studio!

Alexa and Beckham are my two new Kindergarten artists joining the “age 6” and under class each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. There is no paint splattering happening here, only the regular focused “work-play” of learning the Principles and Elements of Art and Design (except I sing and puppets do appear!) Alexa and Beckham are attentive, curious and willing learners. I’m looking forward to our creative learning together in the studio!

October 9, 2012

The Evidence is Overwhelming -Drawing with Wire is Dangerous, but Fun!

Art students embarked on a lesson in drawing when they said “yes!” to a kinetic experience in sculpture.  Re-bar wire is greasy, hard and sharp.  Rebar Wire (16 ga., 3.5 lbs) is used to tie or reinforce bars in construction and concrete applications. It’s not usually a first choice material for Elementary and Junior High students.  If the wire pokes you in the finger, it hurts. Students were keen despite…

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