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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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Inspiration is found everywhere. A garden is a visual orchestra, with each instrumental section represented by the contrast in shapes , colors, and textures playing and blending together.   My backyard is a full orchestra right now, in all its blooming glory. This is the first year my bottle brush bush has flowered, adding a […]

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There are 3 basic ways of applying watercolor.  The names of the techniques refer to the condition of the paper and the brush.   #1 Wet on Wet  –  wet paper and wet paintbrush, allowing the colors to bleed and blend together as the pair will follow the water. #2 Wet on Dry  –  wet […]

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Look carefully at the world around. You can find wonder and interest everywhere. Can you see the beauty in the discarded and disintegrating? Such monochromatic colors, and the contrast in textures. And how nature has triumphed to take over and continue, despite humans’ reckless intervention

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The simple beauty of lines drawn in the sand. And the joy on your daughter’s face because she’s the one who made them. Art for the soul in its purest form.  

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KC Studio’s “Little Red Schoolhouse”  is nearly ready  for our opening day. Sunday, March 22, 10-2 pm. This is where our “art for the soul” workshops will be held starting in mid April.  The calendar of classes will be up soon.

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Last Saturday I took part in the Free Arts of Arizona’s event.  They offer art opportunities for at-risk kids. We took this ceramic mosaic table top that  has been a work in progress.  The kids choose pieces of a Peace sign, and  decorated them with whatever struck their fancy.  Then I attach them to the […]

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My vision board is complete.   It continues to be a work in progress.  I can add quotes I find that have meaning in my life onto the edge of the trunk and branches.  Under the pictures is paper to write to steps I need to take to make changes in that area. And the […]

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Made my first presentation of the upcoming workshops to the public on   Saturday at the Yellow Cottage Boutique.  The Boutique is a fundraiser for the “We’re Moving Forward” charity that provides actives for people  recovering from traumatic brain injury.  Our workshops would be a wonderful outlet for their creative expression.

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