Sunday, June 23, 2013

Summer camp Glazed Pieces!

Have I mentioned how much I loved teaching at Cheekwood's summer camp?! Well I did and my kiddos created some awesome stuff! Here are some of their pieces glazed! 

Japanese pagoda

Bird Houses

Face jug 

Fairy house

Explorations in Encaustics!

Last Saturday, I gathered with several other art teachers at the renaissance center in Dickson, TN for the middle TN art educators conference. I love attending my state conferences because the focus really is placed on art making for the day. This particular workshop I learned about encaustic painting. I am in love! Following the workshop I immediately went out and purchased a pancake griddle, a heat gun, and some encaustic wax to get me started! 
Photo transfers! 
My work! 

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Cheekwood Clay Creations!

So this week I'm teaching at Cheekwood in Nashville, Botanical gardens and art museum. They have a fabulous clay studio, which is where I've been playing with kiddos! Here are a few of their creations...