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Aug

2017

Altered Photographs

In this day and age of Photoshop and digital photo alteration, we were inspired to explore the lost art of altering photographs by hand!

03

Aug

2017

Dip Dye Wall Tapestries

Dip Dye Wall Tapestries in our Tween + Teen Camp

21

Jul

2017

Botanical Collages

Botanical collages inspired by artist Julie Hamilton.

03

Jul

2017

Southwestern Cacti

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

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Mar

2017

Lighthouse Collagraph Printmaking Project

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

02

Jul

2016

Kaleidoscope Mandala Collagraphs // Art Summer Camp Projects

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 […]

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May

2016

Bicycle Illustrations

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 […]

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Feb

2016

Geometric Gemstones

Faceted hearts!

27

Jan

2016

Kim Welling Inspired Shadow Boxes

Pictures tell the most beautiful stories.

25

Nov

2015

Back, Middle, and Foreground Art Project & Skill Development

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 […]

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