Category Archives: Pre-Teen

Photos from the Past Couple of Weeks

                        The first class with a new group of aspiring Expressive Water Media students. Instructor, Gerry Willging, is back by popular demand. I’ll post photos of their work as the weeks go by.        http://www.theartistsplayground.com/blog/2017/03/12/abstract-water-based-mixed-media-demo-was-a-big-hit/             Here  is a painting by … Continue reading

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Nicole Garland will be leaving for college next month

Meet Nicole, she started taking classes in the kids after school program and within a couple of months she moved to the adult Saturday morning class and there she has stayed for the past 4 years. It takes years to … Continue reading

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First week of TANNERY CAMP

Everyone seemed really happy to be doing art every day this week. Here are some of the photos including photos of the supplies. Thanks to Wendy.                                                              Krista Sawyer helping the little kids.                                                                          Smorgasbord of supplies … Continue reading

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After School Art Classes Ending Until September

Next week is the end of the after school year for most of the classes. My granddaughter, Kate Carter, is going to hold one more set of classes (3:30 to 5pm) on 3 Mondays starting June 5th to June 19th. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Drawing & Perspective Class

Last Saturday was pretty with the sunshine and fall leaves on the ground but it was quite chilly, especially for the students who forgot to dress warmly. Even though they tried to find little bits of sunshine the cold and … Continue reading

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Coloring with Sandra Turner

Many people have been asking us for a class devoted to coloring, shading and interpreting their favorite images in coloring books. Sandy Turner has taken the challenge. She will be offering a new 4week coloring class on Thursday mornings from … Continue reading

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Kids creating at the Playground

Below is a good sampling of what the kids like to do at the studio. i.e. build, paint, draw, make jewelry and do collage. The hour and a half goes by way too quickly. This is not the right place … Continue reading

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Summer “Paint Along with Pat” for kids

We are having fun painting  on Wednesday afternoons. Look at how differently the kids interpreted the flower painting. They all did a great job! This week they needed more control but last week they got to be free with the … Continue reading

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One of the many ways to sneak up on a painting

The summer kids “Paint Along with Pat” class is going absolutely wonderfully. The kids are all eager to learn and I am thrilled to be able to spend time teaching them. I see my job as giving them tips on … Continue reading

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Kids Creating all Kinds of Delightful Treasures

The Wednesday kids are having fun creating all sorts of interesting items. Every child in this class is overflowing with creative ideas. We all work together helping each other helping them accomplish their vision. Some of the kids like Kristina … Continue reading

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