Henri Matisse Inspired Mixed Media Art Classes

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Painting With Scissors   This week in our mixed media art classes we learned about Henri Matisse and how in his later life his art revolved around cutouts which he called “painting with scissors” and “cutting directly into color.” While the colors he used for his cutouts were gouache on white paper, we substituted construction paper… Read more »

Paint Party Studios Brings Art to Area Schools

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“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”  – Pablo Picasso For years Paint Party Studios has been visiting schools for paint parties with the kids to paint acrylic paintings for Christmas gifts, Mother’s Day gifts and just for fun. We’ve even incorporated art into science… Read more »

ARTober Painting a Day – Watercolors

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Pulled out the watercolors for today’s painting and got a little carried away. Was working in the home studio playing around with some holiday-themed ideas, a birthday card idea and a watercolor version of our purple flower. Very excited about our upcoming Thursday afternoon mixed media art class (3:45-6:15pm Thursdays) in Midtown starting the last week… Read more »