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Online Art Classes are a Way to Get Kids involved in Art Early

Most children get introduced to art an early age in the form of paper and crayons. It’s a way of letting them explore ideas and the world around them. Once … Continue reading Online Art Classes are a Way to Get Kids involved in Art Early

Take the Boredom Out of March Break with These Creative Tips

Most kids are looking forward to March Break. It’s a time when the kids get to cut loose and take a break from all the school work. Parents that have … Continue reading Take the Boredom Out of March Break with These Creative Tips

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October is a great month for arts and crafts

With October coming up quickly and the Canadian Thanksgiving just a few weeks away there will be a lot to do to prepare for the Holiday. October can almost be … Continue reading October is a great month for arts and crafts

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Improve Your Child’s Creativity with Art Supplies

Go into any office supply store and you will see a flurry of activity in the back to school section. Sale prices are all around and there will be many … Continue reading Improve Your Child’s Creativity with Art Supplies

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Cartooning for Kids-March 16, 2017-Art on Location Program

I will be teaching a cartooning workshop for kids in conjunction with Art on Location Program with Dawn Angela Seeley. This workshop will be part of Dawn Angela’s larger art … Continue reading Cartooning for Kids-March 16, 2017-Art on Location Program

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What’s first, watercolour or pen and ink?

If I am doing a painting using watercolour and pen & ink in a class setting many times I am asked what I paint first. The answer often depends on where and … Continue reading What’s first, watercolour or pen and ink?

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Creating a story

Have you tried to create a comic story but weren’t sure exactly where to start? The best place for me is in point form. Pull out a piece of paper … Continue reading Creating a story

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Creating a Reference Library

Have you ever tried to draw something, but couldn’t find a good picture? Then two weeks later a good picture showed up in the paper. Most artists keep what they … Continue reading Creating a Reference Library

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Backgrounds for Comic Books

Did you know that backgrounds art very important to the design of a comic book? It helps to set the time, place, and date of the book. How do you … Continue reading Backgrounds for Comic Books

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Figuring out art books

Have you ever bought an art book and once you got it home couldn’t figure out how to work with the steps? That happens to many students who enter my … Continue reading Figuring out art books