11:37 AM

Monet's Japanese Bridge

In addition to my Children's Book Art classes, this session I am offering 2 Mini Modern Artist classes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade...
7:18 PM

The Colors of Us

Karen Katz created the wonderful children's book, "The Colors...
8:06 PM

Harry By The Sea

Another one of my favorite books from childhood is "Harry By The Sea" from the Harry the Dirty Dog series. I think it's time...
5:04 PM

Little Miss Spider

To create Little Miss Spider from the David Kirk series of books, the children will have 2 circle templates to create the head and body. He...
4:44 PM

A Tribute to Ezra Jack Keats

For my next art session, I am going to be offering 2 classes devoted to children's book art. One author/illustrator we will be looking...
12:24 PM

Stacked Presents Christmas Tree Cards

I purchased a pad of scrapbook paper over 6 months ago and I am still finding some fun ways to use it. I thought some of the children woul...
10:36 PM

Construction Paper Penguins

I found this adorable project at the wonderful blog, ARTolazzi. I thought it would be the perfect wintertime project ...
6:02 PM

Splatter Painted "Spotted Owls"

I have yet to meet a child, or adult for that matter, who didn't love the process of splatter painting. I wanted to come up with a proj...
7:10 PM

Painted Scarves

This art session, I promised a couple handmade gifts for the children to give for the holidays, in addition to my usual art lessons...
11:53 AM

Colorful Abstract Winter Trees

"Art Projects for Kids" has a wonderful and simple abstract winter tree lesson. I decided to add the extra element of decoupaging ...
7:17 PM

Kindergarten Snowmen

It's late November and the weather forecast for Southern California: sunny and in the high 70's. It's time to create some sno...
7:33 AM

Radial Symmetry Designs

The wonderful book, "Dynamic Art Projects for Children" has a great lesson in radial symmetry. Th...
5:47 PM

Personal Work

I haven't spent much time on my own personal work lately. On any given day I will be trying out the perfect Kindergarten projec...
3:36 PM

Thanksgiving Turkeys

I tend to steer clear of these type of holiday themed projects, only because I assume they are doing a lot in school. I went against my b...
3:13 PM

Abstract Cat Faces - Kindergarten

I am always looking for short art lessons to use when we have some time to fill before pick-up. This was the case today when I found ...
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