Children and Art

Modeling Clay Creative Fun

Our recent ARTivity workshop was a delightful exploration of creativity and imagination. We immersed ourselves in the world of Barbara Reid, a renowned Plasticine (modeling clay) artist, through her engaging book “The New Baby Calf.” It was a day filled with artistic exploration, and the children, as well as myself, found inspiration in unexpected places. …

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Exploring Warm and Cool Colors

Shining Brightly and Embracing Colors: A Creative Journey with Aesop’s Fable In our recent workshop, we embarked on a creative exploration that we’re excited to share with you. The literary connection for our workshop was Aesop’s Fable, “The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind.” This timeless tale reminds us that gentleness and brightness can …

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We Are All Artists

Pablo Picasso produced an incredible 50,000 works of art, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings, prints, tapestries, and rugs. He also wrote plays and poetry. He is famous for this quote about children and art: “Every child is an artist.”  But actually the quote is more so about adults. The next line of this famous quote …

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Painting Birch Trees

Why I Love What I Do

When I first created my art workshops for children, I designed it with the intention that each child would be free to express themselves artistically. I wanted to help foster the growth of the artist in each child. Actually, to help foster the absolute essence of each individual child. There are so many times when …

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