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Art Of The Week – School Art

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Tad always prefers the assignments in other classes that allow him to draw.  This time, it was an ad for a 1920’s invention for history class. Are you suprised that he picked the 1920’s dive suit?  You shouldn’t be.



Folding Origami

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Last week, I showed up in Auntie’s class on a different day than I usually do.  This is my second year volunteering in her classroom, and for the second time, I taught the class how to fold an origami paper crane. Teaching 21 third graders how to fold origami is not the easiest thing in […]



Art Of The Week – Shoe Still Life

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Tad finished a painting that he had been working on for three weeks!  I love it when he really takes his time on projects.  This one is a still life of his own shoe. Apparently he would just take his shoe off, set it in front of him, and go to work. By the last […]



Art of the Week – The Picasso That Wasn’t

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Tad finished his non-Picasso totem pole.  Or is it? You make the call – is this Picasso-inspired or not?