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Flashback Friday

Friday, October 13th, 2017

It’s that time of year…. Halloween flashbacks! First up: all the little Stitches. Ane: Tad: Rerun: Thumper: I loved that costume, and I definitely made it last!



Art of the Week – Pumpkin Color Values

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Even though Tad got his braces on Monday, nothing was going to keep him away from art class!  This week, the class studied color values, and drew a pumpkin that the teacher had set up under a spotlight (to create shades). The pumpkin was drawn in pencil, and then the colors were done in chalk […]



Art of the Week – Chubby Charcoal Raccoon

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

When Tad is really focused, and is taking direction from his art teacher, he really does produce some great pictures.  Like this one. Here it is close up…. Ressis and Auntie and I all agreed that it is adorably cute.  Tad was pleased that we liked it so much.



Art of the Week – Fall Trees

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

It’s fall!  Tad’s class used oil pastels and watercolors to make a tree changing colors. But being Tad, he added a lot of pencil drawing details. And there are five animals in the picture.  Can you spot them all?