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Art of the Week – Cartooning

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Tad’s new art teacher has been out the last couple of weeks, taking a vacation to visit her daughter.¬† The class has had a substitute teacher, which Tad was initially cautious about (understandable, given what has happened to him), but this last week, the sub won his heart completely. You see, her primary art is… […]



Art of the Week – Bunny, Again

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

It was a bunny, for Easter and spring, but finished the day after. I love it when Tad really focuses down on his drawing technique. The class was focusing on light values and shading, but I love how he made the cloud in the sky by using an eraser instead of more pastels.



Art of the Week – Finished Mushroom Gnome

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

If we were going to be honest, it would be “art of the last 3 weeks,” since this project took a while. Week one was sculpting, and then the teacher baked them all. Week two was painting, and then letting them all dry. Week three involved decorating the sculptures on their mounted bases (the teacher […]



Art of the Week – Shapes

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

There has been an influx of new and younger students into art class, which is good (the class is slowly finding a stable ground after the tragedy of this fall, and adjusting to a new teacher), but it also means that these younger ones are in need of some basic instruction. So there was a […]