Drawing a Day: Week 2

This week in the Drawing a Day for the “Artsy Book Club,” quick experiments with color! Day 8: Drawing of family members using various media- my Matriarchs Day 9: Experiment with crayons- A.… Continue reading

Retro Art Ed Text

I found a gem the other day in this quaint small town bookstore.  A retro 1960s edition Art Education Textbook of the same version I was required to purchase in college! “Emphasis Art:… Continue reading


An Artsy Book Club [One Drawing A Day: Week One]

To beat the winter blues I am joining some awesome art teachers in this “Artsy Book Club”  The idea was started by the fantastic art educator, Cassie Stephens.  You can follow her in… Continue reading

Classroom Decorations

Happy First Day of School!  Here are my classroom decorations for the year! [I wish lesson planning and Common Core were as fun as it is to decorate and organize the art room!]… Continue reading

Two Opening Exhibitions this Week

If you just so happen to be in Canada…. I am participating in an International Print Exchange opening tonight! This ArtSpace exhibit features prints from all over–  Including one of my new linocut… Continue reading

Create Like the Masters [Summer Camp Part 2 of 6]

In Create Like the Masters camp, each day we highlighted famous artists and created our own projects in their similar style.  I love art history! Day 1: Plein Air Painting-Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cassatt… Continue reading

Art Around the World [Summer Camp Part 1 of 6]

This mini-series will highlight my lessons taught during summer camps for grades K-7.  Planning for a 3 hour session, for 5 days a week is much different than planning for a 35 minute… Continue reading

Upcoming Exhibit

  Mark your calendars…New work on exhibit soon!  See more details HERE:  http://www.perrycountyarts.org/exhibits_gen/exhibits.html

En Plein Air

One long-standing item on my “Artistic Bucket List” is to participate in a Plein Air festival.  I checked that item off this past weekend competing in a Quick Draw competition- finishing a painting… Continue reading