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Puppets: More Than Foam

Whether you grew up on Punch and Judy, the Muppets or Sesame Street, puppets have been a huge part of our childhoods. Puppeteering goes back so far in history it is difficult to pinpoint when and where it began. Many ancient cultures have their own versions of...

Zentangle: Art’s Happy Place

There is something so pleasing about the simple act of coloring. Some people would call it a “zen” experience, losing yourself in the soothing motions and patterns. This probably explains why adult coloring books have broken out as a stress reliever and mood booster...

Creative Hands, Giving Hearts

This past Thursday, School of Art got the wonderful opportunity to lead an ink and watercolor art project at the Ronald McDonald House near our community. This was the second time we were invited to create art in this home for children and their families and we cannot...

The Importance of Gesture Drawing

  What is Gesture Drawing?! This is a question I get all too often from students, parents, and even some seasoned artists! Gesture drawing or life drawing is a useful tool artists use to sharpen their skills and greater understand the forms they will be regularly...

Cursive Writing: One Line Says It All

Easily one of the best arguments I have heard for learning cursive in student’s young life: you need a signature! You can’t sign for a driver’s license without a signature, you can’t sign a mortgage without a signature, you can’t legally agree to anything without a...