Category Archives: art processes

ArtistMum: Doll Workshop II- Day 5

Today was a day to continue sewing dresses, nightgowns, sleeping bags and to learn a few simple embroidery stitches for the pillow! I demonstrated a simple running stitch, french knots, and a ‘lazy daisy’ stitch, which is ideal for flower … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Art Club II- Day 4

My art students continued to work with the oil pastels for part of our session. I think these oil pastel pictures will take a few sessions to complete and that’s okay! I also gave them a lesson on one point … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop II – Day 4

Since these girls are third graders and up, their abilities and attention span vary, so each project I give them is carefully thought out with them in mind. I prepare each item so that their sewing experience will be fun … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop II- Day 3

Snow days and baby showers have caused me to be a bit lax in my blogging and I apologize! The doll workshop is moving right along. The girls chose fabric patterns for the sleeping bags and I prepared them during … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Art Club II – Day 3

My art club students will be using oil pastels to create a picture on canvas board. When completed, these drawings should appear just as oil paints from afar. They are easy to blend using your fingers and additional color can … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Snow Fairies and Valentine’s Day!

Since there was sooooooo much snow this last few days, school was canceled along with my doll workshop 😔 I have been busy developing a small fairy doll that the girls will make after they finish their cat doll. The … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Art Club II – Day 2

The snow that we have been having has upset our schedule so we missed one day of art club. In our second session, I showed the students how to use the pastels in a different way for another effect. The … Continue reading

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