decorating a dollhouse for FREE

for my son’s school project (they learned about wiring lights) he had to decorate ONE room. We were given the size of the room. Amazingly we had a Restoration Hardware magazine at home. So really, we made ourselves a mansion…for free. Just incase you are a dollhouse fan. 🙂

the teddy bear in the birdhouse

This is Coco the teddy bear hamster. My son calls her, ‘spiderCoco’ because of her climbing skills. She LOVES to climb into the red cage at the top of her cage. sorry for the lack of quality, underexposed. She is still pretty damn cute.

King David teaches photography

with the help of the sun. One image is bathed in late afternoon sun. Photographers call it the golden hour. i took one image when the golden light bathed King David in gold. seconds later the sun disappeared behind the clouds. turning him much cooler. i didnt edit the colors, because i wanted to show…

abstract kitty art…

the first painting is by a 6 year old, the other two paintings were done by 9 year olds. Amazingly, i can use any combination of media with the kids because there are NO RULES. all of the art i do with the kids, is made up by me. i find inspiration anywhere & because…

Praying for GOOD to conquer evil.

“and from the ashes…” We’ve all seen horror, It has always  walked among us. The reactions to the HORROR of what happened in France…have been so utterly heartbreaking. Some have been ignorance personified. Some have inspired goodness in others. And some have found Hope. We cannot ever hope to eradicate Evil from this world. It…

finish sign, i need a laugh

i did the first one…the second is empty. i will post anyone’s work, if its not super dirty or mean. just email it to 2me4art@gmail.com (if i can find my password) i think laughter is really great medicine. ~amy

fallen red

Harris’s work is always interesting & it is wonderful to watch his skills improve every class. Watching an 11 year old edit his work…gets pretty entertaining.

saying goodbye to Hobbes

Hobbes walked up to me, in the gardens, said his mute meow…i scratched him between his ears & said, “hello Hobbes” and he walked off into the sunset. This was Oct. 25th. Hobbes is one of the most photographed cats on this blog. His work as my art teaching assistant, along with his own painting,…