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November 2, 2017

VanGogh is an artist who is famous enough that some will remember his name. I like to do a project on one of his paintings because his style is so forgiving and fun.

 Supplies:

Brown and Black/Gray construction paper

Pastels - blue, yellow, black, gray, white

Glue Elmers o...

October 31, 2017

For people with Alzheimer's,  a pumpkin is an easy symbol to conjure up from the memory bank, making it a breeze to celebrate and make art. I begin by asking the participants what things we see on Halloween. They come up with a few things, witches, candy, etc. . I show...

October 19, 2017

I wanted to teach a little about Monet and have the participants remember by doing a version of his painting.

Supplies

watercolor paper

liquid watercolors, blues and greens

salt

oil pastel

brushes

water containers

Instructions:

1. Show the participants a photograph of Monet's b...

October 18, 2017

How to make a Witchy Craft.

1. Make template with big black marker for face and nose on green card stock.

2. Precut nose slit with x-acto knife.

3. Make template for hat on purple paper

4. Have participants cut along black lines

5. Fold nose on dash line.

6. Slide nose throu...

October 5, 2017

How to make crumpled paper Trees.

  This is a great art project for people with Alzheimer's dementia.

You can alter this to simplify, making it less stressful. Just make the cutout tree beforehand. My group loved this. Crumpling the paper made them feel empowered, someth...

September 28, 2017

A beautiful movie made in

 paintings. 

September 21, 2017

This will be my third adventure through France. The 2017 French Adventure was fantastic. We explored unique places in Paris, had a private tour through the city at night, painted in Monet's Garden, ate at a Michelin Star restaurant, stayed in a historic farm house and...

March 30, 2017

Learn to paint the landscape loosely - it is the last Landscape class and I wanted to really shake the stiffness out of my students. I decided to have them do timed paintings of no more than 20 minutes. I used bright photos of landscapes and instructed them to paint on...

March 28, 2017

How to paint a Furry Cat in Watercolor    

  1. Draw a rectangle on drawing paper.Use negative space (the space that is not the cat, ie. background shapes) to help place him into the rectangle.

Sketch

2. Transfer to arches 140lb. watercolor paper by placing drawing...

March 25, 2017

Paint the Horse in Watercolor-

 This horse was painted from photograph

found on the internet. I started with good drawing. The eyes and the nose were hard to see, so I got some clear photos of horse's eyes and nose from the internet and practiced drawing and paintin...

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