Monthly Archives: February 2017

Summer Opportunities at Snow Farm

Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program in Williamsburg, MA has a  summer program for high school students. Parents, this may be a great opportunity for you as well! The 2 or 4 week residential programs in July are intensive and … Continue reading

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52 DPH (Drawings Per Hour

It is my opinion that we are too often too meticulous and careful in our actions in work and play. Surely,these actions have consequences, but sometimes the best actions and decisions are made in a fraction of the time. This … Continue reading

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A step back into childhood

Students were asked to rekindle connections with that one special toy of their childhood. What was it about that toy? The colors? Textures? Character expression? What did you do with the toy? Where did you take the toy? This assignment … Continue reading

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Free-Form Color Investigations from Foundations

    Students recently delved more deeply into color mixing during the free-form color investigation paintings designed by Olivia Gude. These paintings, inspired by modern painters like Paul Klee (left) explore developing a wide variety of colors within a specific … Continue reading

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Aleksa Wilk – Silver Key Winner!

It’s with great pleasure to announce that the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards have awarded 11th grader, Aleksa Wilk a Silver Key of Excellence for her painting “Quiet Waters.” Aleksa has continued to refine her landscapes and this one in … Continue reading

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