Sock Monkey Fun!
Here is a little EASY and FUN sock monkey lesson that I have found to be a huge confidence booster to my 3rd grade artists.

Sock Monkey Fun!

As promised, here is a little EASY and FUN sock monkey lesson that I have found to be a huge confidence booster to my 3rd grade artists. I think that every child was extremely proud of his or her sock monkey when we finished. Here are the instructions… (cut and pasted from my official lesson plan at school; you don’t really have to show your kids a Power Point presentation but you could!)

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Remembering To Mention Some Wonderful Folks…

If you know me you probably know that writing a post about recognition or honors received is rather uncomfortable for me. I am much more comfortable sharing the latest doggie adventure in the studio. But I feel like I owe it to those that believed in me so much to take the time and care to nominate me for two extraordinary honors to write about it. I also feel the need to recognize the amazing people in my life that made it possible for me even to be on the radar to be nominated. I’m not trying to build up the recognition (or myself especially) to be more than it is but rather to just give thanks and to accept the recognition with great appreciation. It’s also fun to look back and realize all of the people that have played a huge part in me.

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Festival Notations…

I went to the Virginia Highlands Summerfest on Saturday. There were beautiful blue skies overhead but the crowd seemed a little thinner than normal due to this crazy heat. The…

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It's All in Perspective…

There are so many ways to read into perspective. I have been thinking about literal perspective as I am getting ready for this Friday's Art Walk at the Marietta/Cobb Museum…

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Japanese Cherry Blossom

I created the cherry blossom design in honor of the people of Japan in the aftermath of the March disaster. I want it to symbolize hope, love and support and…

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