Sunday, November 9, 2008

Saturday in the Studio




We're in the wind down phase of our seven weeks together and this group of 9-11 year olds are working full steam ahead to complete their individual projects. We have 10 artists and they have each designed their own invention/adventure. We have everything from three masted sailing ship to a fighter jet in various stages of being built, painted, varnished and ready for their debut next saturday.
I would have been over-the-top excited to have a similar opportunity back in 1969.


7 comments:

  1. I enjoyed reading your blog! I see you work with kids and art--that looks like so much fun! I work with special needs preschools 4 days a week and I love it! They create some really interesting artwork! I noticed while reading your profile that you also loved "the Memory Keepers Daughter" . Did you know they made a movie of it? It was good and true to the book. Have a wonderful week!

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  2. thanks for the comment.

    I salute you in doing the good work that feeds the heart and soul and helps the wee ones.
    I love working with 'my kids' they inspire and challenge me in the studio week after week.

    Yes I saw the movie of Memory Keeper's Daughter and agree ...pretty good interpretation. I'm relishing The Lovely Bones right now.
    thanks for the good wishes and back to you.

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  3. Hmm ... that space looks familiar. We're so glad you're back home and inspiring young people to think outside the box!

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  4. funny that two of the girls are actually making a box instead of 'stepping outside the box'. They love to watch the HGTV shows and are all about making their own interior: carpets, curtains,furniture,murals and all.

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  5. Great blog, I like it, I think you are creative person, success always :)

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