Archive for the 'Being Crafty' Category

Art of the Week – Baby Yoda

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

As you can guess, Tad’s art classes are also on hold at the moment.  Fortunately, Teacher M is putting some drawing tutorials online for the kids to use, and in a lot of them she is drawing popular characters. Like a certain popular Star Wars character of the moment. Here is Tad’s drawing, from Teacher […]

Art Of The Week – Cutaway

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Tad brought this home from art class (they are on a break next week while the teacher is out of town).  The assignment was to draw the interior of a house if the exterior was “cut away” – like playing in a dollhouse. Three guesses which house Tad drew, and the first two guesses don’t […]

Valentine’s Day For Thumper

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Or, when Mom totally overdoes it. Thumper is not into crafts.  Or drawing.  Or art.  His fine art sensibilities are solely in the realm of music.  So, when the note came home from school to “help your child make a Valentine’s Day box,” I knew exactly how much help I would get from Thumper. Zero. […]

Art Of The Week – Owl Collage Painting

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

This piece from art class took a couple of weeks to finish, but I love how it looks! Tad spent the first week gluing leftover pieces of scrapbook paper to the canvas, and then once the background was in place and dry, painting the barn owl and the whole scene on top of it. The […]