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19

Jul

2017

Circle Weaving Art Project

We had a full house in our Summer Camps last week and were surprised how relaxing this circle weaving art project was!

03

Jul

2017

Southwestern Cacti

A colorful cacti painting project inspired by the muted desert colors of the Southwest!

22

Jun

2017

Manarola // Cinque Terre

The inspiration for this fantastic chalk pastel relief sculpture is the colorful villa of Manarola, Italy!

17

Jun

2017

Pete Cromer Inspired Koalas

Prepared to be overwhelmed by koala cuteness!

16

Jun

2017

Chalk Pastel Collagraph Plates

These colorful lighthouses were inspired by those that dot the Carolina coast!

27

Mar

2017

Watercolor Cacti + Succulents

This watercolor cacti + succulent painting project was inspired by the iridescent colors, interesting shapes, and varied textures of these beautiful plants!

26

Mar

2017

Lighthouse Collagraph Printmaking Project

North Carolina coastal lighthouses were the inspiration in this amazing printmaking project!

09

Mar

2017

Everyone Has a Story

I've been thinking this week about this encounter I wrote about in my very first blog post from September 21, 2009, when I first opened Small Hands Big Art.

04

Mar

2017

April the Giraffe Obsession

Have you been watching the April the Giraffe live web cam, as April gets ready to deliver her fourth calf?   If you are like me, which is to say, someone with a borderline unhealthy addiction to live zoo cams and not one to miss the birth of a baby giraffe if you can help […]

11

Feb

2017

Llama Drawing Project

I’m really not sure how we’ve managed to not do a single llama drawing project in eight years, but this was a first for us! It will certainly not be the last!   When we plan an instructed drawing project, one of the challenges is deciding what to draw!!  Animals are such a fave go to […]