Category Archives: Art Education

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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Sewing with Teenagers!

Each year when we return to school after the Christmas break, we have a special “Winter Week of Wisdom and Wonder” (WWOWW) selection of classes and activities.  Kids sign up for one class and one activity (there are so many awesome choices!), … Continue reading

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