Do you have a favorite artist? Mine is Georgia O’Keeffe, followed by Marc Chagall, and then it opens up to a bunch of other great people who make my heart sing. One of my latest loves is Wayne Theibald. The man’s work shows a fantastic use of color. His work is pure dream with whipped cream on top.
Browsing through Pinterest one day, I found this post:
And I got so excited! I had never heard of Sandra Silberzweig before. If you haven’t you are in for a treat. Continue reading
An oldie but a goodie: Paul Klee’s Cat and Bird. I’ve seen this on Pinterest and Google a lot as a “must do” art project for students. Last year I did Paul Klee, but we concentrated on his use of shapes and bold colors to make cityscapes and castles. This year, we made kitties with birds on their brains. Continue reading
Beetles are beautiful. Such brilliant iridescent colors, so many varieties. You can spend a lot of time drawing different kinds, and even more using different mediums to capture their beauty. I find them much easier to learn how to draw than butterflies too. I can never get butterfly wings to look symmetrical. The great thing about beetles is children love them too! Continue reading