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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

So much paint flying about

Turning trash to treasure is one of the things to do when you are an art teacher. Rarely, I allow myself to use the extra paint in the palettes, and the scrubby unwashed brushes of my students to paint on scraps of paper or cardboard laying about the class. We had just cut "ornate" frames out of cardboard and so the inside sections were ready for the trash. My students were deep in concentration on their artworks. Here is what I saw:

It's not the Mona Lisa, but at least, in a busy day, I am able to push pigment! There are worse jobs. And I have wonderful students!  They were willing, once they caught me, to pose and forgo doing their assignments. Luckily I am fast...both of these took me under 5 minutes.

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