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PARROTS

This is our “Tropical Beauty” project.  I love this for it’s bright, bold colors.  First we practiced drawing parrots—-I’ve included a website address that has an easy lesson on how to draw a parrot.  The background is done in colored … Continue reading

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NATIVE AMERICAN MASK

The Native American used masks as part of their religious ceremonies, as part of ceremonial costumes, for entertainment or for medicinal purposes. The masks were often made to represent the spirits of animals, and the Pacific Northwest Indians believed that … Continue reading

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DANCING FIREFLIES

Have you ever admired dancing fireflies on a dark summer night? You can almost hear the music as they swoop and circle carrying their little sparkling lanterns. While some of the blinking lights seem to stand still, others wildly dart … Continue reading

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SUPER, SPECTACULAR SUPERMOON

If you haven’t yet seen a supermoon, you’ve missed out on a super, spectacular sight.  An astrologer, Richard Nolle, named the supermoon over 30 years ago, but it’s  been only the last few years that this name for perigee has been … Continue reading

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ABORIGINAL DOT ART JARS

Australian Aboriginal dot art styles range from exceedingly neat work to overlapping, unstructured works. The sizes of dots range from tiny dots randomly applied in an area to give a stippled effect to dots placed so close together that they … Continue reading

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EASTER MORNING, REJOICE

Alleluia, Jesus lives!    Be ready to celebrate Easter by making bright, joyous Easter art.  Any class can make this art project.  The upper classes can cut a circle to use as a template, and for the younger children, give them … Continue reading

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BLOOMING LIKE GEORGIA O’KEEFE

Spring has sprung.  Or rather, we are getting very antsy for Spring to get here, so we’re making flowers to hurry things along. Georgia O’Keefe is known for her close up paintings of flowers.  Close up, we notice that a … Continue reading

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ASHES TO ASHES

The ashes are a symbol of our sinfulness.  We are reminded that our bodies are but ash, and to ash it shall return.  Our soul is who we are, the part of us that will live after our death.   By … Continue reading

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