Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Illusions on lined paper

I love doodling. Especially interacting with existing drawings or surfaces. Lined school paper is the best to interact with. Here are some doodles the Club House Artists experimented with tonight.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Your Choice Watercolor Paintings

The Club House Artists worked for two weeks on a your choice painting using watercolor pencils and colored pencils. It was a great chance to experiment with the new medium to most of the artists. Here's their end results:

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Penguin Fun!

I spent most of the day looking at the super cute video from John Lewis's latest campaign with Monty the Penguin. It was uber adorbs and my daughter and I couldn't shake penguins from our minds. Never mind, we LOVE, LOVE, LOVE penguins in the first place but this video was super cute. I'm also a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan, so it reminded me of the comic strip as well.
Here's the link incase you were also interested **WARNING!!*** You'll want to own a penguin after watching this video! :

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving Fun!

Gobble, Gooble!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Self Portraits

We used the grid technique for self portraits.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Breaking through!

We are going to spend several classes drawing Minecraft to get the Club House Artists back into routine.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Tissue Fashion

The girls wanted to have their own fashion show and experimented with making tissue paper dresses for their dolls. Turned out great!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Summer Craft Camp

Here are some of the projects from this year's summer craft camp.

Fairy (bubble)wands

We used sticks, wire, feathers, beads, and ribbon to make these fairy bubble wands. I think these are still my most favorite functional craft project with kids.

Fairy Doors

Made to place by their favorite tree.

Critter Keeper Necklaces

These are for those summer evenings when the lightning bugs come out or out on a hike. We used: beads, glow in the dark beads, cording, and gum ball machine capsules.

Stepping Stones

Using mosaics, glass gems, and stamps, we created stepping stones. This picture is the still wet photo of a few of them. The kids took home their stones so I didn't get a finished photo.

Found Object masks

Using items that we've been collecting, the kids created masks or creatures.

Gem Suncathers

A more difficult project for the younger campers. But so pretty!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Beach Houses

Last class of the session and I had to skiddaddle out early before they were finished. They looked great when I left. These beach houses were created with watercolors using all the techniques they had been learning from previous weeks.