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Paint-in-the-Dark Box


Paint-in-the-Dark Box

Even children can become jaded with painting; our society is so fraught with images, selling, selling, selling while every face smiles. It's no wonder that by the age of eight or nine most children are inured to what they see. That's why I made a paint-in-the-dark box.... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Graphics

These Students make strong graphic statements and Images.... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Art in the Kitchen

When this student brought in treats for the class, the other students said they looked like play dough. There goes my record for teaching aesthetics!... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Causes

Graphic design gets the word out. From puppy mills to child laborers in West Africa harvesting cacao for Hershey’s, graphic arts are a way bring attention to social justice issues.... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Figurative Painting

  I provide palettes set up with primary and secondary acrylic colors.  I supply white but not black or brown. Brown is an easy color to arrive at. Just put primary colors together and there you have it. Black is a too easy and it typically dulls paintings. I teach my students that complementary colors neutralize each other and I urge them to use dark [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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