Category Archives: Painting

Welcome

Here’s to getting a jump on 2018, to staring a new year of creative endeavors and to working hard. Cheers.

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Using the seasons to teach art to kids.

  

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Art history for kids: Part 1

  

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Supply list

     

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Pumpkin carving 101

It’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with your pumpkin before cutting in.  Since it is way to early for the carving, why not let the kids use watercolor crayons (or other washable paint) to plan their future Jack … Continue reading

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Between here and there.

               

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Summer begins.

keep it simple.   

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New hobby?

I got a woodburing tool today. No wood is safe in this house any longer. Lots of practice needed before making anything good I suppose.   

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Art projects to keep them busy

finishing stuff is important. By starting a big art project (like the full body self portrait thing seen below) kids can work on it little at a time and come back to it later, adding and experimenting with different media.  … Continue reading

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Blank canvas (or cave wall)

I want to go back and start from the beginning.  

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