Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Kindergarten Graduation and Controlled Program

I attended my granddaughter’s Kindergarten Graduation. It was controlled chaos. The teacher was controlled and the Kindergarten Students supplied the chaos. You had your  Program Position: which the teacher would remind the students of frequently and you had your Non … Continue reading

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Spring School Visit

I packed up my books and chalk and paper. I packed my pictures of Bailey and my giclee’ prints and my computer and headed up to Creekside Elementary Arts Night. The principal is Vicki Jessen who has won a state … Continue reading

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Long Boarding with Bailey

What could be funner than long boarding for the first time. Bailey popped back into town carrying two long boards. One for me and a huge one for him. Bailey wanted me to stand up but I thought that would … Continue reading

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Shadows Are Intriguing

  Shadows are intriguing. They almost look like the object that hides them from the light source. They almost move like us but they are different enough to capture our attention. Shadows can make a watercolor painting come alive. I … Continue reading

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A Perfectly Pure Critique

                          Here is your assignment, a watercolor portrait of a young girl. You will be using a picture from when the girl is about three years old. Now … Continue reading

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