I love art, and all the forms she expresses herself. Being honest, I am not a visual artist. Actually, my self-confidence in my self expression through paints, pencils and crayons pretty much was squashed after my 2nd grade teacher squinted up her nose at what I was sure to be my best picture yet, a… Read More Painting in PJS: Our 1st Art Class
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Those were the words Lela spoke to me as we listened together to the interview of Misty Copleland, talking about being the 1st African-American Prima Ballerina at the American Ballet Theater. Lela is a dancer. I knew this was true of her even before I held her in my arms. She…
Khari and I are teaching our very first joint class, Art History 101! I am so excited about this for three main reasons: 1.Khari is such a talented artist 2. The girls love when daddy teaches them 3. I get to kick back and play support, which is a blast! This week we kicked off… Read More Art 101: The EDIBLE Color Wheel
This short 3 minute video is AMAZING and so INFORMATIVE. More and more I am using my phone to take pictures but I never would have thought to do any of the 7 tips (or shall I say tricks) that these guys did. I cannot wait to try and you know I’ll be sharing! Enjoy.
Princess Petals created another masterpiece she calls Blooming Sunflower! She took her time to make sure every piece of her creation was perfect. We have been enjoying her sunny sunflower for over a week now, but today I relocated her artwork to a permanent space that doesn’t clutter my space, her own personal art gallery! I… Read More Free Online Art Gallery for Your Children’s Masterpieces!
Today we had the pleasure of watching Princess Bella’s debut acting performance in a fantastically cute play, Dragon Tales.She has been taking acting classes for the past eight weeks at the Bowie Community Theatre and has enjoyed every moment of it! For me it has been an extra-special experience because I could share one of… Read More Princess Bella’s Acting Debut!