Our little art studio not only does classes for kids and adults here, but we also travel to offsite events quite often. We began teaching at a second nursing home just a few months ago. This particular senior home caters to residents with memory problems, dementia and Alzheimers disease. I get so wrapped up in planning the class, prepping for everything and implementing the curriculum that sometimes we lose sight of the people. Oh, the residents are so receptive and ready to begin. Our last session caught us off-guard Continue Reading
So you’re the crafty type that loves making gifts…here’s a fun one that takes about 20 minutes to prep and just 30 minutes to bake. The supplies will.run you around $3 per packet of PREMO Sculpey clay. I chose around 4 colors: periwinkle blue, white, antique gold and bright gold
Is it true? Yup! Jesus did promote wine, I’m catholic, I know. Sometimes we can remind ourselves on a daily basis about Jesus. So I decided to make some fun glasses. I won’t go into the exact etching instructions but you’ll catch on when I do a step-by-step tutorial in a few weeks if enough people request it.
I’m at it again! Recycling any surface to paint on! We took down an old ceiling fan that not only wasn’t working any longer but also something that needed to be repurposed. I looked on Pinterest to see what I could do with the ceiling fan blades that my husband had so graciously taken apart. Continue Reading
Just the other day, I was kidding around with a customer in my studio about how we paint on anything. I told her that we paint on anything that doesn’t move! Sad but true. I have tried painting on many items such as how to paint on ceramics, shoes, glass, etc…–sometimes it doesn’t turn out well and sometimes it turns out awesome! One of my painting classes this week was of some funky summer cactus. Wait, what’s the correct plural of cactus? Oh yeah, cactuses–just kidding..cacti. Well, here’s the painting for your viewing: Continue Reading