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Art Of The Week – Making A Mask

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

It was the last class of the school year (boooo), which meant the kids were finishing up their two-week papier-mâché project, and painting the masks that they had made. Tad, being Tad, had sculpted a shark design onto his mask.  He didn’t highlight it all when painting it, so it’s not too clear unless you […]



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 […]