Monthly Archives: February 2009

My Watercolor Journey

Watercolor is my favorite medium, but it didn’t happen overnight. It took a while. When I was in high school I painted my first watercolor for a 4-H competition. I mentioned the art contest to my grandmother and the next … Continue reading

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Family Movie Night

As we enter this time of recession in the United States, families are having to be creative about their spending. The dollar just isn’t stretching near as far these days. You might be clipping coupons for the first time in … Continue reading

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Teaching Art

In my teaching career, I started out as a Science teacher. Later, I found my passion, took the Excet test and started teaching Art. When I taught my first art class I was also teaching Physics, Chemistry, and Physical Science. … Continue reading

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Creativity in General

Creativity is a very broad subject. Is it too broad for a blog? Do you have to be an artist, actor, writer, musician, director, or dancer to be creative? Aren’t we all creative in some manner?  Where can we use … Continue reading

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A Good Book to Read

The Artist’s Way, by Julia Cameron, is a good book to read when you are blocked.  Julia has been there. She gives you a daily assignment of writing “morning pages”.  She gives you weekly tasks to explore the reasons for … Continue reading

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