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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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Sorting Hat

This Sorting Hat was made for a party with a Harry Potter theme. We found an image on the Internet and copied it.... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Mermaid

When this student said she wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween I imagined that fins and seashells would define her costume. She had a much more sophisticated vision.... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Dragon Sleeping Bag

Dragon Sleeping Bag — School for Young Artists and then the Bear Sleeping Bag …... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Scholarships and Patronage

As of 11/9/15 we have four children, waiting in the wings, hoping to find patrons to defray the expense of art classes. I am acting as the hub in bringing these children together with their anonymous patrons. I’ve set up this outreach so that the children have pseudonyms, and they can only be identified by their art [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Create Halloween Magic

Free Workshop Making Decorations Makes Rock’in Halloween Party Free! Yup, Come at 1:30 next Saturday afternoon, October 24th, 2015. Wear old clothes. We’re going to create the creepiest, most ghoulish  decorations for a Rocking Halloween Party at the Paul Green Rock Academy the following Saturday. Those who come and create will get a free pass to [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Wishes Can Come True; Anything Is Possible

Quotation from girl with new scholarship. - so happy I finally got to go to Kathy's ! I love my horse - Kathy showed me how to blend and his color is perfect - can I have a horse just this color one day?... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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