Category Archives: Art Education

WWOWW 2017!

Each January when the kids come back to school after the break, the first week is devoted to our Winter Week of Wisdom and Wonder: WWOWW! Special classes and activities are offered, so it’s a time for the students to learn new … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Visitor in My Classroom

With the school year finally winding down, May 23rd was a “review day” for the upcoming semester tests and exams; graduation is on Saturday, May 28th.  During the second class of the day, I (again) started going through things the students should … Continue reading

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Fun Afternoon at a Ceramics Studio

This year our school started something new–asking each Advisory group to plan an enrichment activity that would involve a field trip of some sort.  My first proposal was to visit Maymont in Richmond, Virginia.  With its mansion filled with Art Nouveau … Continue reading

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Introduction to Color Theory

In a new-to-me experiment to introduce color mixing to my students in grades 8-12, we used milk, food coloring and dishwashing detergent to create some very cool colors and designs. More color theory projects are on my website: http://art-rageous.net/ColorTheory.html

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Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. & Great Falls National Park – March 26-27, 2016

Each year in late March, Wayne goes to Washington, D.C. to visit some art galleries and to get together with some friends he’s had since college.  This was my second trip with him, and despite it being Easter weekend (when … Continue reading

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