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Our classroom is a positive learning environment in which everyone practices tolerance, empathy, and creativity.  By promoting healthy practices, following all the rules, and administering constructive feedback, students will foster successful relationships that lead toward educational growth and academic success.  I will act as a facilitator of this creative growth process.  Throughout our learning, we will explore media, techniques/processes, the elements of art and principles of design, subject matter, symbols, ideas, art history, diversity, reflection, analysis, and multi-disciplinary connections.  In addition to the regular curriculum, there will hopefully be opportunities for your student to participate in art shows, including Arts Alive in Charleston.

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Meet the Teacher

  • Education:  Masters of Arts in Art Education/ Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts
  • Favorite Color:  Green
  • Favorite Artist:  Botticelli, Van Gogh, & too many others to list
  • Favorite Painting:  The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur


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Sketchbook Assignments

week 31
*OPTIONAL [April 14] WEEK 31: Sketchbook Assignment

Draw yourself in another time period. (It could be in the future or the past.)

Tue Apr 13 08:07 AM

week 30
*OPTIONAL [April 7] WEEK 30: Sketchbook Assignment

Draw a rocket in space.

Tue Apr 13 08:05 AM

Week 29
*OPTIONAL [March 31] WEEK 29: Sketchbook Assignment

Make a drawing about your favorite story.

Tue Apr 13 08:03 AM

week 28
*OPTIONAL [March 24] WEEK 28: Sketchbook Assignment

Use song lyrics or a poem to inspire a drawing.

Wed Mar 24 08:12 AM


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