Monthly Archives: October 2013

ArtistMum: Art Club- Day 4

Each week, I try to share a new art technique with this group of students. This week I decided to try painting a silhouette on watercolor paper. We first traced an animal image and then transferred it to the paper … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop- Day 5

Wow! I cannot believe that we are halfway through our doll workshop already. I have to say that I am pleased that the girls are still totally engaged in their projects. We are moving along and of course, still sewing! … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop- Day 4

The doll workshop is coming along very well! The girls painted the other side of the cloth dolls and left them to dry on the plastic tablecloth. While the cloth dolls were drying, we continued with our sewing. Each girl … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop- Day 3

Today in the doll workshop, the girls were able to paint one side of their dolls. They were so excited and loved the painting process. I spread a plastic sheet on the floor and each girl claimed a spot. They … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Art Club- Day 3

The art club is progressing very nicely. I am trying to teach the kids some aspect of painting or art each time we meet. Today’s lesson was on portrait drawing/painting. Believe it or not, there are some simple ‘rules’ when … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop- Day 2

So far, the doll workshop is progressing very smoothly. The girls are engaged in the whole process of making their cloth dolls! One key skill that they are learning is ‘ how to sew’, and they are learning, and will … Continue reading

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