Distance learning can never replace in person, but what are you going to do in a pandemic. Keep far away from people, that’s what. As you view my videos and lessons, remember that they are starting points. There is so much material out there on YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram. We are living in such an amazing time. We got this! Keep calm and draw lines, lots and lots of lines. It’s very therapeutic, especially if you have a silent room, or soft music playing in the background.Continue reading
I really enjoy teaching children how to weave. It is so personal and useful. Weaving is everywhere and it is one of the first artforms that we created, simply out of necessity. Not only are weavings beautiful, they are functional, and I’m all about that. Continue reading
Is Piet Mondrian a great artist or what?! He is everywhere.
I love his work because it makes me think, “I can do that!” but there are so many subtle things associated with his work that makes me rethink him over and over again. His artwork is perfect for young children: lines, squares, primary colors. His work also gives a springboard for mixing primary colors and experimenting with lines and shapes. Continue reading