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Whether literally or figuratively an entrepreneur, wake up every morning inspired to create something new . 

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When choosing a direction in life, choose the path of your heart. Do what you love. follow your bliss. Painting the Dance Doctors windows.  Doing what I love best, painting, at a place where I love to dance. My bliss.

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The joy of your child, your inner child or the one that holds your hand. To capture that moment in time. A photograph is wonderful. but lets stretch and create another approach to express that simple pleasure. Drawing, painting, collage, print, sculpture?  Explore.  

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After completing the watercolor wash, filling in the large areas with a base color, let the paper dry completely.  Now you’re ready for more details. Layers  of color can be built up since watercolor is a transparent medium, enhancing the sense of depth by being able to see the layers underneath.  Details use the techniques […]

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To start a watercolor painting, first draw the subject on the paper in pencil. Keep the shapes simple.  You don’t need a lot of detail at this point.  One of  the things I find most quaint about watercolor is being able to see the artist’s pencil lines under the transparency of the medium. Next step […]

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The first load of 6th grade tiles have been fired. Two more loads and they’ll be added to the school wall. Thus continues the tradition for the class of 2015 !!

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The 6th graders continues their self-portrait tile project.  Part II is to paint the portraits with the glazes, and outline everything with a black line like a cartoon.  The variety the kids come up with is  amazing.  No two are alike.

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Today the 6th grade students at Gilbert Elem. started work on their self portrait ceramic tiles. First step is to design their portrait in cartoon style. Then the drawing is transferred to the bisque tiles.  When finished, these tiles will join the permanent installation on the exterior walls of the school. This is a legacy […]

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We are ready to offer these 5 children’s art workshops  starting in May.  Leave me a request on my blog, or call the KC Studio for dates and times. I’m excited to begin the journey.

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Wednesday was the last night of the Gilbert Elementary Art Show receptions.  The show is a roaring success  thanks to the efforts of Anne Schwaab and the other art teachers.  The cover art work is by a student of Bethany Bergman’s at  Neely Elementary.  The lesson was taught m by me to this class by […]

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