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Five Things

What five things do I consider essential for creating art?

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Five Things

What five things do I consider essential for creating art?

What Is Art For?

What is art for? We all know that art can certainly be a bit of a mystery.

What Is Art For?

What is art for? We all know that art can certainly be a bit of a mystery.

Not Fine Art…But Fun Art

Not all art has to be “fine art”. We can create “fun art”, too.

Not Fine Art…But Fun Art

Not all art has to be “fine art”. We can create “fun art”, too.

In Love with Doodling

Doodling. Isn’t that a wonderful word? It just sounds fun and playful, don’t you think? And, it is fun and playful. We have all picked up a pencil, pen, or marker and found ourselves doodling on scraps of paper. As often as not,

In Love with Doodling

Doodling. Isn’t that a wonderful word? It just sounds fun and playful, don’t you think? And, it is fun and playful. We have all picked up a pencil, pen, or marker and found ourselves doodling on scraps of paper. As often as not,

If You Want to Be an Artist…

Following the student art show this weekend, I’ve been thinking a lot about art education and how we learn this marvelous thing we call art. My thoughts quickly went back to a recent conversation with a former schoolmate. But before I get to

If You Want to Be an Artist…

Following the student art show this weekend, I’ve been thinking a lot about art education and how we learn this marvelous thing we call art. My thoughts quickly went back to a recent conversation with a former schoolmate. But before I get to

Art Matters

I spent time on Friday and Saturday setting up and attending a student art show sponsored by one of the art clubs I belong to. It was exciting to see a variety of artworks entered from students at various grade

Art Matters

I spent time on Friday and Saturday setting up and attending a student art show sponsored by one of the art clubs I belong to. It was exciting to see a variety of artworks entered from students at various grade

A Funny Old Bird is the Pelican

I remember laughing at this little poem as a child: A funny old bird is the pelican. His beak can hold more than his belican. Food for a week He can hold in his beak, But I don’t know how

A Funny Old Bird is the Pelican

I remember laughing at this little poem as a child: A funny old bird is the pelican. His beak can hold more than his belican. Food for a week He can hold in his beak, But I don’t know how