How To: Colorful Animal Collages

What a crazy few weeks it has been at the studio! We successfully had our first two camps and they were so much fun. The elementary students explored color through different mediums and our teens practiced their drawing and painting skills. We will be posting about different projects from camp throughout the summer, starting withContinue reading “How To: Colorful Animal Collages”

Teen Landscape Watercolors

The teens completed their landscape watercolor paintings. There were a lot of lessons wrapped up into this project. We started with an introduction to watercolor painting and all of the different types of marks you can make with watercolor. We learned about color mixing and painted our own colorwheels. We also had an in depthContinue reading “Teen Landscape Watercolors”

Acrylic Ice Cream Cone Paintings

I think my students are picking up on my love of colors. I may have said this once, or a hundred times, but most importantly I want my students to have fun and positive experiences while they explore art. But, I used to be a lawyer, and that Type A side of me is alwaysContinue reading “Acrylic Ice Cream Cone Paintings”

Value Portraits with Tessellations

The Wednesday Elementary Art Class completed value portraits with tessellations. This project was inspired by the current exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum which features artist Kehinde Wiley. Kehinde Wiley Kehinde Wiley is one of the leading American artists to emerge in the last decade and he has been ingeniously reworking the grand portraiture traditionsContinue reading “Value Portraits with Tessellations”