surprisingly easy...adult carves block erasers with a craft knife
kids cover cardstock or paper with colorful markers, any design
Stamp eraser in black ink from ordinary inkpad in rows across the paper. Use for greeting cards, stationary, collage material, anything!
Monday, September 3, 2007
Sunday, September 2, 2007
Making art with children leaves me feeling both energized and content. Observing open minds with the willingness to dive wholeheartedly into any task is inspiring. Put that together with a beautiful environment and great music and you have a group energy that fills any space with a dynamic, creative buzz. I am so fortunate to do what I love.
My husband and I spent wonderful days in Western Mass. The Williamstown Theater Festival was excellent as was the cozy cottage we rented. This is a shot of the babbling brook in the backyard. Paradise... green hills, small farms, and an amazing brunch experience at Blantyre in Lenox. There are no words to describe this boutique hotel with the most extraordinary setting and view.
Saturday, September 1, 2007
Even though it is September 1, it feels like a new year! This summer has been filled with wonderful children (my own and my students), travel with my husband, art making, museum education, and writing a thesis proposal for my long awaited MA. Our wonderful old home continues to be a source of inspiration to me and for the first time in the eight years we've lived here my backyard art studio has become fully alive. Little ones have been creating original works of art all summer long and I look forward to making more art as the season changes and the weather cools. Of course in Pasadena that won't happen till November...