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Art Of The Week: Moonlight Moth

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

If you’ve noticed that Tad’s art of the week posts have become a little less frequent, there’s a reason for that. First, his school art club is on a break until after Thanksgiving. Second, he’s finally embracing the concept of longer-term projects in art class.  But he finished one yesterday! I love the detail that […]



Finally, Pumpkin Carving!

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Yes, this ended up being a lot later than we usually carve our pumpkins.  On the up side, they had no time to get moldy before Halloween!



Art Of The Week – Abstract Watercolor

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

The funny thing about this watercolor that Tad created in art class?  He really didn’t enjoy the randomness of it.  According to his teacher, he really didn’t like the initial “drawing of the shapes” first phase.  But when it came to actually coloring it in with watercolors? That, he did enjoy.  Abstract still isn’t his […]



Art Of The Week – Starry Night

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

This actually came home last week, but that’s okay.  Tad has joined art club at school – which means that he stays after for the club meeting once a week, and then we pick him up when club is over.  Ms. A, his former art teacher of the last two years, runs art club, and […]