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EXPERIMENT 20: Contrast

A black and white study of special effects using single brushstrokes.

Goal: Explore new brushes, tools, and materials for creating bold effects. 130 more words

The Experiments

Countdown to the Parks

The grass is greening, tree buds are bursting, geese have returned (well, they never actually left), and warm spring breezes are calling to make art outdoors. 606 more words


Teaching Peace & Conflict to Grade 1

PYP Unit 1: Sharing the Plant (Peace and Conflict)

Central Idea: Seeking peaceful solutions to conflict helps us to get along better.

Grade level: 1st Grade (5-6 year olds) 109 more words


Water Works at Spring Mill

I had some great conversations about boats, caves and art while families waited for their boat rides.

I was able to venture out from under a canopy graciously provided by the DNR staff for most of the morning and enjoy the cool temperature down by the mouths of the Twin Caves, which was about 20 degrees lower there. 1,035 more words


What Do I Need to Work Outdoors?

I have published a few posts about working outdoors this summer but really you can work out of doors at any time of the year if you go prepared.   416 more words

Learning To Draw

Drama at the Dunes

My perch at the base of the bird observation platform for the morning.

My attempt with oils to capture those dramatic clouds and waves on Lake Michigan. 562 more words