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Create- Artist- Art

I am teaching painting classes to beginners and constantly hear people express, ‘I am not an artist’, ‘I don’t know what I am doing’, and ‘this is terrible’.  Each time I hear one of these comments, my heart breaks.  After … Continue reading

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Creativity

Years ago, just after graduation, I had a discussion with a friend about creativity. I was just beginning my business and I felt like everyday I was thinking of thousands of ideas to tryout, launch, or discard.  At the same … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of Childhood Art Education

“Art does not solve problems, but makes us aware of their existence,” sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has said. Arts education, on the other hand, does solve problems. Years of research show that it’s closely linked to almost everything that we as … Continue reading

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Favorite Sources of Art Supplies for Use with Kids

Personally, I am not a fan of the art kit. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good idea for the designers of them and they are great as gifts. But honestly, I would rather teach my students how to build … Continue reading

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Ideas for Projects: Indoors or Outdoors

Do you ever wonder what to do with your children on those long weekends and vacations? Been through the kits from the art store and looking for something more spontaneous? Home art projects are a great way to let your … Continue reading

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