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Watercolor Classes for Children

Because many of the schools have reduced or eliminated their art programs, children do not have the same opportunities to develop their talent.  Their levels of creative ability are faltering at a time when they are going to need these … Continue reading

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Edward M. Bannister – Rhode Island Artist

  This painting caught my eye as I was reading about Edward Bannister and admiring his art.  He was a very successful African-American artist in the late nineteenth century in Providence, RI.  I like the painting because of the serenity … Continue reading

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Art for Children

As the summer approaches, parents may be looking for ways to engage their children in healthy pursuits.  Art is a great way to encourage children to develop their talents as well as to develop skills which will help them later … Continue reading

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New Venture – Starting a Music School

After having taught piano in after school programs for about ten years, I decided it was time to go out on my own.  I am trying to start an art and music school to help enrich those children whose parents … Continue reading

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Tulips – A Different View

Here is an interesting view of tulips I painted, looking down upon them while the petals were opening.  I was intrigued with this view, as it almost seemed as if they were looking up at me.  The painting is in … Continue reading

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Designs for Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King day is right around the corner. This is a day where Americans celebrate the accomplishments of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, a civil rights leader in the 1960’s. It is traditionally a day when African-Americans celebrate … Continue reading

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Activities for Kids

Here’s a new site just for kids! It’s called Designing Kids and it is full of activities for children who love art. Kids can upload their art, music videos, writings, and photographs to share with other kids on-line. It’s a … Continue reading

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