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paper goods

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I’ve been a big fan of Corrie Beth’s hand crafted paper plants for awhile, and since I didn’t really teach a big lesson on paper design this year with my students, I thought it’d be a good excuse to get my hands on some paper with the art club kids and make some plants for our fundraiser this year. Also, I was able to use up all the old ceramic pieces lying around the store […]

summer workshops

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The last two days, I spent hanging out with my colleagues at a mini conference at the MFAH. This would be my second year attending and I always like to do these kind of workshops to get inspiration and get me going as August approaches along with another school year. This year, I attended both days and did four workshops making a book sculpture, coloring book collages, watercoloring in the style of James Turrell, and […]

museum day

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          The three of us, plus baby, spent the entire day at the MFAH last Thursday. It was my mom’s first time visiting the museum and I really wanted to check out the photography manipulation exhibit. The lighting in museums are always so ideal, especially in those vast gallery rooms with large skylights to let in all the beautiful natural light. My mom thoroughly enjoyed the museum, taking in all the beautiful religious paintings and […]

getting inspired…

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A few favorite pieces from my last visit to the MFAH during museum district day. These wire installations are so beautiful in person. I’m excited to experiment with some wire works myself  this year with the kids.

Wednesday workshops

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Images from a teaching workshop I participated in yesterday at the Glassell School of Art along with Chau (from Rckshw). I think, with more practice and experimentation, that chain could be turned into something really interesting. I was trying to go for the ombre effect below. The batik fabric dying workshop was really fun, also. I’m always kind of a dunce when it comes to layering on colors, especially in printing techniques like this one, […]