Friday, March 13, 2015

Come on Spring!!! Japanese Cherry Blossoms

First of all... who doesn't love Pinkalicious, Silverlicious, Purplelicious? Well you get the idea, I certainly do! Pinkalicious recently came out with another new book about Cherry Blossoms. I was so thrilled to get this new book in the mail from amazon and use it for a lesson.
Below are the results from my lesson. Black watercolor paint for the branches, and pink tempera for the flowers. The students dabbed the pink on using q-tips. I really loved this lesson because every students final outcome was completely different from the next! Enjoy! 

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Throw back Thursday! Published in Family Fun Magazine!

So in early September I was emailed by an editor for Family a fun magazine in regards to my post on the Dale Chihuly Macchia coffee filter lesson that I did with my students nearly 5 years ago. They wanted me to write an article for the magazine that was about the lesson. I said of course! What I found most interesting was that they were going to re-create my lesson example in their in house studio and shoot the photos of the project themselves. (Even better less work for me!) The article turned out gorgeous, ran in the December/ January issue, and now I am officially published! Also I learned that Family Fun is a subscription only magazine when I went to "buy 10 copies for my mom!" Fortunately the magazine was kind enough to send me some extra copies! Yay! Enjoy! 

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