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“Teach Kids Cartooning”

Just a reminder…. you won’t want to miss this if you live in the Monterey Bay area!! This Saturday, November 21 from 2pm to 5pm, at Palace Art in Capitola, California: “Teach Kids Cartooning” with professional cartoonist Bridgett Spicer! Click on the picture below for all the details: And be sure to visit “Squid Row”, […]

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“Teach Kids Printmaking” Workshop for Teachers

Okay, I know this is short notice (unless you happen to live in the area), but I just wanted to give our “locals” a heads-up about the teacher workshop I’m offering tomorrow….   “Teach Kids Printmaking” will be happening this Saturday, November 14, 9am to noon, at Palace Art in Capitola, California. Learn lots of practical […]

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Teacher Workshop: “Teach Kids Multicultural Art”

Teach your students about other cultures through their Art! This Saturday (November 7th, 9am to noon), I’ll be teaching another workshop just for teachers, “Teach Kids Multicultural Art”. If you’re a teacher on the California Central Coast, don’t miss this chance to spend a lively morning with other teachers, learning tips and techniques for teaching […]

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Paper Sculpture Inspired by Alexander Calder

This wonderful sculpture was created at my last Teacher Workshop…. I don’t know who to give credit to, so if this is yours, please let me know!Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was an American artist who was born into a family of artists and sculptors and became one of the 20th century’s most influential modern artists. He […]

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Butterflies Inspired by Eric Carle

A collage with personality – inspired by the beloved Eric Carle! Eric Carle’s colorful collages are among the first works of art that many young children are exposed to…. who doesn’t love his charming illustrations??It’s easy to make your own collage butterflies inspired by Eric Carle…. just follow these simple instructions. And be sure to […]

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Colorful Textured Paper

It’s easy and FUN to make this colorful textured paper! We made lots of it in a recent teacher workshop at Palace Art. To make this amazing-looking paper, all you need is a piece of plastic (an expired credit card or gift card works well) with notches cut into one side of it, and some […]

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Paper Magic

It’s amazing how many ways you can turn kids on to MATH using ART!!! In my teacher workshop, “Teach Kids Math with Art”, we experienced lots of ways to do just that! This project makes a great introduction to the study of topology. Topology is a type of geometry concerned with space, dimension and transformation. […]

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