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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Children’s Book Review and Giveaway: Cozy Classics’ Les Miserables (closed)

Recently I was asked to review the latest addition of the Cozy Classics series by brothers, Jack and Holman Wang. I am an avid reader, and love any opportunity to read and review books, but being a children’s book, I was unsure about taking on this task. However, I soon realized I was being asked … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 43: Face Your Fears

This visual journal page was inspired by a series of illustrations in a Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) catalog. I love the playful quality of the images, the clean lines, and the way the black of the owl contrastes with the pink flamingo. I’m not sure what story the owl and flamingo were … Continue reading »

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Mixed Media Artwork: “Caged” and “Trapped” Interpreted

Last January I received an e-mail from a high school student in Birmingham, England asking if I could help them with an art assignment. As a high school art teacher myself, I was more than happy to help, after all my blog focuses on art tips and how tos. I was expecting a question about … Continue reading »

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May Giveaway: Modern Art Desserts Cookbook (closed)

Image courtesy of Ten Speed Press, © 2013 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust. As an artist, with a serious sweet tooth, I was beyond thrilled when I was asked to introduce Leah Rosenberg’s modern art inspired desserts to my readers. I was even more excited when I realized her work was featured in a cookbook, by co-chef at … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 42: Step Outside of the Box

This visual journal page is inspired by high school students. I currently am a high school art teacher and it was difficult returning to the halls of a high school, interacting with teenagers hyped up on hormons, and constantly being reminded of all the things I learned as I walked these halls almost ten years … Continue reading »

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