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I remember taking great pride having my own space.

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:35 PM, Kathy Anderson wrote: Hi David, I received a wonderful call from your mother a few days ago. She called to remind me of your time in my classes and to share with me your successes since that time. She remembered her surprise when I told her what a focused and [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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She Still Speaks of Her Work

Barbara Sicuranza Barbara wrote: “I am a parent of a an enthusiastic 9 year old artist, who in her classes with Kathy Anderson found a place where she was inspired. It’s been 2 years since she has had weekly classes at Kathy Anderson’s School for Young Artists and she still speaks of her work and [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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How I Teach Painting

Artists don’t’ know how to paint. Those who who knows exactly what their painting will look like when it’s finished may be excellent technicians,  but they are not artists. Artists are involved in the process of painting; they discover what is, while it is happening. When I provide paints and canvases for for my students, [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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How I Teach Rendering (Drawing a Likeness)

Nine-year-old Grace was inspired by a little stuffed pig she found hanging with the other stuffed animals from the sewing area ceiling. She made it her own by working with me at the sewing machine, creating a little jacket and pants for it. Then on her own, she decided to draw a picture of Piggy. [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Problems with Infinity

Jasper’s Ability to Work in Groups Jasper came to me after class one day saying she thought we should have a group meeting because of the conflicts that come up around Infinity. Infinity is the word we coined to describe the time when class is over and some students haven’t been picked up yet. We [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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A New Student Entering My Studio

Seven-year-old Jasper came to my two-hour class for the first time a few years ago, with Adam and his son. Adam had urged Stacey, Jasper’s mom, to send Jasper to my classes. He told me she was a most unusual kid and he thought we’d be a good fit. Adam and Stacey were well aware that [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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Star Nigro photography added 2 new photos. Thankful for all the great teachers, professors and mentors that have assisted in my artistic & creative growth. I especially would like to thank my special childhood and adolescent art teacher Kathy Anderson and her School for Young Artists in Bearsville,NY. An artistic genius and amazingly creative individual [...]... [ Join the Discussion, Ask Questions, Introduce a New Topic! ]

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A Marriage between My Blog and Facebook

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Archery Lessons at Summer Camp Inspire

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