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The Christmas Critic

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Tad, who is fully in the Christmas spirit, has also begun to remind me of what I have NOT yet done to get ready for Christmas (in his mind). He wanted the tree up on December 1st.  It was up on the 3rd. Once the Santa picture was taken (on Monday evening), it needed to […]



Art of the Week – Nutcracker!

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

A little Christmas art – and wow, can Tad really get into copying and detail! The art class had several large Nutcrackers on the tables, so the students could see them and all the details that traditionally go on a figure.  Tad took it seriously.  Plus, his Nutcracker is armed to the teeth, so to […]



Art of the Week, and Being Brave

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Tad went to art class yesterday, and as we were walking to the door of the studio, I asked him if he was okay. Without looking at me, he said, “I miss my teacher, but I will be brave.” And he was. I am so proud of him.



Art of the Week – Finished Perspective

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

And here is the final painting! Sadly, Tad’s teacher had a emergency that caused her to miss class, and she didn’t get to help them finish this project.  I think it might have looked different under her influence.  But Tad is pleased with it, and that’s all that matters.