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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Art Education: Principles of Design Poster Pack

After creating my set of Elements of Art posters, I was addicted. I loved laying them out, creating the patterns, and playing with fonts. As soon as I wrapped up one project, I started on another, my Principles of Design poster set. I felt like it would be even more of a challenge to visually … Continue reading »

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T.G.I. Friday’s Summer of Fridays Tour: Artists and Crafters Feature

I am so excited to share a recent feature of mine in T.G.I. Friday’s new campaign, local and handmade. In an effort to rebrand their company, T.G.I. Friday’s has been busy meeting artists, crafters, musicians, and all people artsy across the US. To keep with the theme they recruited photographers from Instagram to document these … Continue reading »

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Art Education Tools: Elements of Art Printable Poster Set

As an art educator the elements of art and principles of design are something that is naturally incorporated into almost every lesson. They are the basics of strong, interesting, and successful works of art. From the moment kindergarteners step into their first art class until an art major in college leaves their final studio course, … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 73: It Was Worth It

We were wrapping up another week at the wonderful, Hilton Head Island, beach. I enjoyed quality time with my family and the sun, while I worked on my tan, played on the beach, and consumed book after book. Overall I was well relaxed. My relaxation ended the second to last day of our trip. My … Continue reading »

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Fused Glass Paint: Birch Tree Dinner Plates

For the last two years I have been experimenting with fused glass with my high school students, and for personal use. I immediately fell in love with the puzzle like method to piecing together my designs. My high schoolers always claim this assignment as one of their favorites. The forgiving nature of glass creates a … Continue reading »

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