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Fifth Edition Week 1 is here!

Week 1 is done!  Week 1 is done! <Screaming for joy as I run over the hills!> Kidding.  There really aren’t many hills near my neighborhood…and you can get lost in the forest of corn until harvest season! Week 1 is done, and I hope you find it helpful.  This year, I decided to incorporate […]

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Cycle 3, Week 16-Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth is the middle of a father-son-grandson generations of painters.  his own father, N.C. Wyeth, was one of the kings of the “Golden Age of Illustrators”. Andrew, whose health was fragile as a boy, was homeschooled by his parents, and his father, quickly realizing Andrew’s skillful adaptation to drawing, soon made painting the core […]

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Rockwell Refinements

I’m working on Andrew Wyeth, which is a “resist” project, but in the meantime, my director did something really cool for our kids, which I wanted to share, and what I designed for my Abecedarians had some requests on facebook, so here it is.   My director’s idea worked great for our Apprentices through Masters and […]

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Cycle 3 Week 14-Norman Rockwell

My computer came back!  Yay!  I have Sooooo much to catch up on. Norman Rockwell is one of those artists most people love…unless you’re in art.  I’m not sure why. Despite having a degree in art, I always had a soft spot for Rockwell’s work, but many “critics” really don’t like him. Part of the […]

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Cycle 3 Week 13-Fine Artists: Grandma Moses

So…its amazing what you can-and can’t-do with a broken computer.  Slows things down quite a lot when I can only borrow a laptop for an hour or two a couple nights a week!  Here is Grandma Moses, and hopefully, I can get Rockwell up in another day or two, followed by O’Keefe (my personal favorite […]

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Cycle 3 Weeks 5 and 6 are here!

  Good morning! Here are weeks five and six for Cycle 3. Sorry things are so haphazard in regards to timing, but moving has not been as streamlined as I remembered (I’ve done this five times before, you’d think I’d know how to do this.  Of course, this is the first time moving with more […]

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