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The 2D Design class format designates two weeks for the element of color. I have students use color aid paper to slow down their application process in hopes that they will start to think about how far color can be pushed.

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Catching Leprechauns – Kindergarten Fun for St. Patrick’s Day

Trapping magical leprechauns appeals to the imagination of young children. My teenage children still remember the delight in finding their kindergarten classroom turned upside down by mischievous leprechauns on St. 382 more words

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Looking at Stained Glass

Students visited the Holy Name Cathedral to see the stained glass windows in the church. The windows that looked so plain from the outside, magically transformed into colourful stories when viewed from the inside. 21 more words


Fabulous Faces art activities

Fabulous Faces

The Whorouly Art Van has started the year with a unit on Portraiture and Faces.

Students have been experimenting with creating faces with rocks, plastic fruit and even their own bodies… 120 more words


First Day of Teaching - Quite Peachy Actually

I don’t know if I admitted it this past summer, but I didn’t really enjoy the classes I had been teaching.  I felt frazzled prepping for them and bored while there.  236 more words

Acrylic Painting

Art Fridays: Homeschool Art Lessons

I was pleasantly surprised that they got into my lesson about still life.

If I had more time, I would write a post after each art session, but instead I’m trying to catch up this homeschool year on my blog. 878 more words


February 21

For a couple of years, Kendra has been taken art lessons on and off at Stony Point Art Studio on Saturday mornings.  Kendra likes the fact that she can pick the medium and the subject and work at her own pace, with instruction and coaching from Jeannine, the owner/teacher/artist.   75 more words