Category Archives: reflections on art making

Robots, Volcanos, Harry Potter, and Other Acts of Divergent Thinking in the Art Classroom

I am part of an active online PLC group of art educators that has incorporated choice based studio  practices to support student learning through the arts called TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behavior). While most of my fellow group members work … Continue reading

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A lot of bang for my buck!

This past November I bought myself a die press because my students and I love textured paper and the die press enables us to make our own. The machine was on sale at a significantly reduced price on Black Friday, … Continue reading

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Dive into the Scraps and Make Dreams

I wanted to sew, as my sewing machine has been idle for several months.  As a quilter I have a stash of fabrics and fabric scraps acquired over the years.  I still have  the first piece of fabric I bought … Continue reading

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Pushing My Boundaries

I’m heading toward a landmark birthday and realizing how many years have gone by with me not creating art the way I dream of.  So I’m pushing myself to spend time each day, even if it’s only a brief drawing … Continue reading

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