Week 6 of Social Distancing
Monday, April 20:
Enjoy being one of the first to see my new studio at the Schoolhouse at Artisan Hill (aka Fulton Hill)!
Easter Monday (Orthdox), taking a break!
In 2014 I travelled to Prout's Neck, Maine, and did a great little sketch of the Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse...1.5 hours
Week 7 of Social Distancing
Monday, April 27:
--Tree of Life!
I will no longer be doing Monday lessons
Week 8 of Social Distancing
Wednesday, May 6
had to cancel for personal reasons.
painting 'en plein air' (auh plen air)--
Literally, 'in open air'. Painting landscapes while outside
Week 9 of Social Distancing
What is a hue? Do red and blue REALLY make purple? How can I make black without black? What about brown?
Making greens with blues and yellows, sure...but what about cool and warm reds? What does that do to the colors?
More info on painting en plein air.
Week 10 of Social Distancing
Friday, May 22:
Had to cancel--work being done in the studio!
What are water-mixable oils, how are they alike/different from 'regular' oils? Advantages, disadvantages
Art Lessons for
Kids and the Young at Heart
Live video on
Facebook (most about 35 minutes)
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday
at 1:00 pm EDT
Do they really look like lollipops? How do the grow? Do I have to draw every little branch?
Size, color, placement, detail, value. They all help create a sense of distance in a painting.
Linear Perspective: first steps in understanding how buildings, roads, etc, disappear into the distance.
Week 4 of Social Distancing
Week 5 of Social Distancing
Monday, April 13:
Easter Monday, taking a break!
Linear Perspective: Step-by-step project to use linear perspective with buildings and roads.
The eastern Orthodox Easter ins April 19!
Learn how these fascinating eggs are made, and their designs
Week 3 of Social Distancing
Week 2 of Social Distancing
Week 1 of Social Distancing
Easy fold-and-cut directions to make a 3 dimensional house out of paper.
EASY 2 dimensional house that has a 'hidden' attic. What might you find in it that does not normally belong there?
A journal is a record. Nature journaling records what you find in nature--sketches, notes.
A rabbit, and a snowflake (so, some cutting involved). Origami AND kirigami.
Easy sailboat, and a cup (the cup works, until it falls apart)...
Origami is not very hard, when you begin with something simple, like this swan!
It's Saint Patrick's Day, a story of gold found and lost!
What is a shamrock? Folding a cutting paper to make shamrocks and hearts.
Folding and cutting a string of paperdolls--a staple of my childhood!
Week 12 of Social Distancing
No classes this week
Week 11 of Social Distancing
Friday, May 29:
With real eggs!
How do you pronounce it? How is it different from watercolors, why would I use it?
The video was fine, the audio was horrible. I have decided not to post it, and will try to do another one later.