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ART SUMMER 2010-Aliens and Robots

Talia, age 9.  Jonas, age 5.  Kendra, age 8.  Lucy, age 5. Art Summer 2010 is in full swing.  This morning I had a really great group of kids.  They didn’t want to stop!  Here are some examples of their work.  They really had fun.  It was great. Kendra, age 9 This robot is especially cool.(…)

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Old School Gel Glue Batik Technique

These tees came out totally retro.  I totally rocked something so close to the rainbow one when I was five.  I’ll have to find a photo.  I plan to do this for art camp tomorrow.  It’s so super easy.  Just get some Washable Elmer’s School Glue Gel and do any design you want on a(…)

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All in a Days Work-Tinfoil, Beads, and Pipe Cleaners

All in a Days Work-Tinfoil, Beads, and Pipe Cleaners

Today was a super fun day.  I made a bunch of projects for my art camp tomorrow.  The little alien pipe cleaner dude is from a project I made 13 years ago for a summer camp at my school.  The kids loved it.  I saw an old camper today who is now in COLLEGE, oh(…)

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Evan! My Handy Husband

Ev says he’s doing the Artist’s Way too, though he doesn’t do any morning pages, nor go on any artist dates, or read any of the chapters?  Hmm…Well, regardless, it’s rubbing off because yesterday while watching Moonstruck I looked out the window and found him doing THIS! And now it looks like THIS!  Very zen.(…)

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Alien Box Collection

I’m not really sure about this project yet.  It def needs some perfecting.  I had some gift boxes lying around the house.  I took one, decorated it with gold paper and felt in the shape of an alien and then accordioned some white paper and glued it into the box.  On each panel I created a(…)

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Non-Stop Felt Ball Obsession

Once I started with the felt balls, I pretty much couldn’t stop, with the exception of Elvis style eating binges, which I finally got under control yesterday.  Thank goodness.  Weight Watcher meeting coming soon.  Anyway, at first I was doing the felt balls in the kitchen sink, but this weekend Ev and I visited my(…)

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Ev Made Felt Balls with Me!

See, this is why my husband rules.  He just gets right in there with me.  I’ve been wanting to make felt balls for months.  I had seen a few posts about it here and here and wanted to try it myself.  I had ordered some roving on SarasTextureCrafts and it’s been sitting in my studio(…)

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3-2-1 Blast Off! 6 Year Olds LOVE Space Shuttles!

Day 2 of Summer Camp 2010 was a big success.  At least it seemed like it was.  You never know with 6 year olds.  We started our space shuttles, inspired by a project I found on Deep Space Sparkle.  Patty has the best ideas.  We followed most of her steps, but changed the background a(…)

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