Friday, May 31, 2013

Annual Brunch--and next year's projects!

Hope you were able to attend this morning's year-end brunch--it's always fun to see the clever gifts school chairs give their wonderful docents, and the food was as wonderful and abundant as ever (thanks organizers!).  But the main event is the reveal of next year's projects, sooooo.... here they are (in the tentative order for next year--but that's subject to change):

Faces of Primitivism
students will explore lines, shapes, and colors
to create whimsical portraits
created by Stephanie Kohler

Golden Icons of Egyptian Hieroglyphs
inspired by Egyptian hieroglyphs, students
use Model Magic and gold paint to create a
low-relief sculpture title
created by Lee-Jean Lin

Impressionistic Monet
using acrylic paint students create an
impressionistic painting inspired by Monet
created by Rosine Sorbum

Starry SoCal
inspired by Vincent Van Gogh, students
create an illusion of space and depth
by use of brushstroke and movement in
acrylic and oil pastel
created by Stephanie Kohler

Abstract Reverse Painting
students create an abstract painting using
a unique reverse painting technique inspired
by artist Kris Cahill
created by Dianne Dubin

Kinetic Illusions
students use markers and paper to create
optical and kinetic art inspired by artist
Yaacov Agam
created by Gloria Feldman

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Picasso's View

[Psst---yes, you---the photos are below, but look to your right----->  See that new link for all the details about Chalk It Up 2013?  Share that with all your local friends, and watch that link for more details!  Now on with the post.]

Photos from today's workshop with Marianne Coble.  Count the pigeons!  Are those doves fluttering high above the brunch spread?