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Sumi Ink Leaf Prints

Sumi Ink Leaf Prints

Recently I received a really nice gift in the mail from my friend Patty Palmer, author and creator of Deep Space Sparkle.  Over ten years ago, while teaching first grade, I had purchased one of Patty’s art lesson plans online and then years later bought one of...
Yayoi Kusama Inspired Obliteration Room

Yayoi Kusama Inspired Obliteration Room

It’s International Dot Day! We’re celebrating by finally sharing our Yayoi Kusama inspired Obliteration Room.  We spent weeks filling our “Dot House,” as it was affectionately called, with dots on dots.  Kids and adults of all ages came to the...
Handmade Trophies for Someone Special

Handmade Trophies for Someone Special

Oh my goodness.  I could not be more in love with these handmade trophies for someone special. We first made Father’s Day Trophies with a fantastic craft kit by Kid Made Modern that I highly recommend, especially if you want to keep all your crafts contained in...
Father’s Day Trophies

Father’s Day Trophies

I know we’re just getting over the emotional throws of Mother’s Day, (or is that just me?) so it may be hard to start thinking about a Father’s Day Art Project at the moment, but it’s just a few weeks away.  I want you to be prepared,...
Paper Mache Cactus Plants

Paper Mache Cactus Plants

Holy cactus love.  I am going nuts over these amazing paper mache cactus plants that Olivia made with our private home classes this month. These 6 year olds totally rocked it and now I want to use cement for every project ever. *This post contains affiliate links....
The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way

I started Julia Cameron’s 12 week program, The Artist’s Way, about 8 weeks ago.  It’s my third time in the past 9 years doing the program.  I first learned about the Artist’s Way from my cousin Erica Reitman about 20 years ago when we both...
Spring Art Project for 3-5 Year Olds

Spring Art Project for 3-5 Year Olds

Happy almost Mother’s Day! I wanted to get this out just under the wire in case you wanted to try super sweet idea Eryn put together for our 3-5 year old classes, for a special Mother’s Day gift or teacher gift or someone special gift.  These little...
Spring Paper Flowers

Spring Paper Flowers

We made Spring Paper Flowers process art style and they are so stinkin’ cute I just want to plant them all over LA. Who’s with me? *This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for your support! These 3-5 year olds worked on their spring paper flowers...
Dollhouse Camp Handbook

Dollhouse Camp Handbook

Calling all Art Studio Dreamers and Art -Teacherpreneurials… Hi, I’m Meri Cherry, As a Process Art Teacher for almost two decades, I’ve had my share of successes and not-so-successful moments. It’s taken me some serious trial and error, but after almost two years...
Meri Cherry Art Studio is Hiring

Meri Cherry Art Studio is Hiring

We’re hiring and we’re so excited about it.  It means our business is growing and shifting and we are thrilled to add some amazing creative people to the MC Team. I often hear fellow business owners say hiring is the biggest challenge they face.  I’d...