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Art of the Week – Still Life, Again

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Doing a good still life painting is a skill.  Tad’s new teacher, Teacher M, is absolutely amazing at still life (some of her pieces are up at the studio) and it was the first major “project” the class was going to do. Each kid assembled a little collection of toys, fruit, animal figures, or other […]



Tad, Student Art Helper

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Tad’s heart really does belong in the art studio.  We have a unique set-up for him this year.  He helps out his previous teacher, Teacher E, with her class of much younger students on Monday afternoons.  He helps prep projects and does whatever other handy work she asks him to do. I often hang around […]



Art of the Week – Skull Sketch

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Mondays are Tad’s “art day.”  Not only does he have art class at school (thanks to block scheduling, he has art on Mondays and Thursdays for 2 hours, and on Wednesdays for about 45-ish minutes), but he also spends his entire evening at the art studio.  We’re all still getting used to the new studio […]



Art of the Week – Cultural Inspiration

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Tad’s art class is officially back in session!  He once again went to “help” Teacher E out (and I do say “help” loosely, since I’m not sure how much actual help he is) with the younger kids’ class, and then he got to meet his new teacher, Teacher M, and the kids in this class.  […]