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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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.