You ARE an Artist!

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It’s what Nana reminds us of often: You ARE an Artist! She says, “All of us are born with talent….an inbred wiring to create.  As parents, grandparents and teachers, tapping this talent and helping students reach a rich satisfaction with creation of art is our goal!  If you pick up a brush, pen, pastel chalk…or use your finger for glorious finger painting (which is a

You ARE An Artist! Ultimate List of Favorite Art Resources at Hodgepodge

You CAN Be An Artist - Favorite Art Resources at Hodgepodge

~This post contains affiliate links to resources we love. Any purchases you make through our links help us continue to share absolutely free art tutorials with you! Please see our disclosure policy. On this, the final day of our You CAN Be An Artist series, I am arming you with resources. We’ve made the progression from you CAN be an artist to you ARE an

You Can Be An Artist! Nurturing Your Artist in High School

Creative Space

Please welcome a very dear friend and mentor to me, Barbara McCoy of Harmony Fine Arts and Handbook of Nature Study! So you have kindled a love of art in the early years of homeschooling…sharing great art and artists. You have provided lots of art supplies along with opportunities to create art but now you are facing the high school years. Are wondering if you

You CAN Be An Artist! Help for Reluctant Artists

Help for Reluctant Artists

~This post contains an affiliate link to a resource we love and use in our homeschool. Please see my disclosure policy.~ Finger painting with Earth Paints “Every child is an artist…The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ~ Pablo Picasso. Have you experienced this? We have. Our older children are sometimes reluctant to join us in art times. Why is

You CAN Be An Artist! Wear Your Art

You CAN Be An Artist - Wear Your Art at

Last week Phyllis at All Things Beautiful asked: “How do you store your finished pieces? Do you have special folders or notebooks?” That IS a good question! Because when you have a house full of artists, they can produce quite a bit of art work. Phyllis – you caught me working on that very thing! Last week was our homeschool expo and we were selecting