A colorful cacti painting project inspired by the muted desert colors of the Southwest!
North Carolina coastal lighthouses were the inspiration in this amazing printmaking project!
These mind-blowingly beautiful Kaleidoscope Mandala Collagraphs were created in one of our Tween & Teen camps. After studying the geometric symmetry of mandalas and radial designs, they cut and glued layers of very thin foam on large round poster board circles to create their printing plates. The foam makes a perfect material for collagraphs, but […]
We’re showcasing some of some of our favorite projects from the “archives” this month: one of our favorites are these bicycle illustrations. Can you believe our middle schoolers did these in our art studio one week? Have you ever tried to draw a bicycle? Try it!! It’s challenging! We thought we knew how everything fit together, but in […]
Pictures tell the most beautiful stories.
Students in our 9-14 yr. old classes practiced their Back, Middle, and Foreground Art Project & Skill Development with this watercolor pencil drawing project. You will fall in love with these beautiful pieces of art just as quickly as we did. We included a mat board picture frame as a fun design element in the composition. We […]
Hearty winter vegetables were the inspiration for last week’s Winter Vegetables Acrylic Still Life Study in our 9-14 yr. old classes. We loved the muted colors and earthy textures of these vegetables! We selected root veggies like beets, carrots, turnips, & rutabaga, as well as a fennel & rich-colored egg plan (which, surprisingly, no one selected […]
These beautifully illustrated mixed media vintage book pages were repurposed from an old Louisa May Alcott book!
See these fabulous masterpieces created in our older 9-14yr. old classes in recent weeks!