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Gail Bartel
Works at self employed artist, provide artist in residence programs to schools in and around Calgary AB.
Attended University of Calgary
Lives in Calgary,AB
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Valentine Printmaking Project
Valentine #1 This is a Valentine printmaking project I have planned with grade 5. The main focus is teaching them how to create their own stamps with craft foam. Valentine #2 Here is a second version. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - watercolour or disk tempera paint ...
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Poppy Printmaking
As we move forward to Remembrance Day I have been trying a few printmaking projects with the students. This one was done on a black painted background but black construction paper would work. This one is just on plain white paper. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - craf...
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Halloween Inchies 2015
I couldn't resist doing another inchie project for this Halloween. Don't let the list of materials scare you off.  Just use what you have....you're creating little works of art in a collection and they always look amazing whatever you use! MATERIALS REQUIRE...
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Hi Lorinda,
You can email me directly at thatartistwoman@shaw.ca
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Papier Mache Bear Heads
Keeping with our Bear and papier mache theme this week I put together this project. Each head is about the size of an orange.  I mounted mine, a good way to combine this project with a writing assignment. I think these would also be amazing as a Christmas t...
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Weavy Loops Winners
Happy Saturday everyone.  The winners of the Weavy Loops kits by random draw are: Bobbie N Dana Whiddon and Nancy Dap If you could send me your mailing addresses I will get those sent out to you right away. thatartistwoman@shaw.ca Thanks everyone for enteri...
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Woven Owls and Weavy Loops
I thought I would feature some textile work this week....first up these woven owls. I've been trying to come up with projects that incorporate circular weaving.  You may have tried my woven eye projects:   Frogs or Bats I like these owls as you only have to...
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I couldn't find a place to message you,so doing it through here Gail.I also live in Calgary & found your page through 'Bloglovin.' I love your artistic abilities & the way you use everyday supplies that are easily available.I'm also following you on Pinterest & shared your owls on FB. I love your projects & am so glad that I accidentally happened by your site :)
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January Pocket Project
Here is my pocket project for January.  Pocket projects are like inchies but the use an ATC ( artist trading card) size, 2.5"x3.5". I've taken the cards out of the pockets for the photo here. Because the cards are in plastic protector pockets you can add in...
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Alberta Postcards
This Fall I have done a lot of these ' postcard ' projects. It's an image that would be on a tourist postcard but we make it canvas sized. I have made similar ones for the Taj Mahal and Machu Pichu that tie into the Grade 3 social studies curriculum.  These...
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Owls in the style of Paul Klee
It seems every year I do a Fall owl project. These owls are inspired by Paul Klee. This one is on hardboard but you could use cardboard. The wings are made out of corrugated cardboard and the beak is recycled foam. You can also do a full paper version, this...
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I teach a group of mentally challenged adults and this was a great project! they loved the use of different types of cardboard. Thanks for the idea!
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Papier Mache Bear Den
I developed this project last spring for a group of 1st Graders. They were quite successful. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - a round balloon - white glue, water, paper towel strips for mache - acrylic or liquid tempera in white, black, green - recycled cereal or crac...
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Woven Owls #2
This is the second weaving project for this week.  Staying with the owl theme, this is a more traditional weaving technique. It's a good project for Grade 3 and up. Don't forget to enter the Weavy Loops giveaway.  Check out the previous post for details MAT...
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Bear Collage
I was working on Bear projects today.  This painted paper collage came together fairly quickly. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - brown kraft paper, I also buy rolls of 'Builders Paper' at the hardware store, it's like a heavy duty kraft paper - background paper, I use...
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Art educator and consultant, author of the "that artist woman" blog
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watermedia, textiles, sculpture, mixed media
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  • self employed artist, provide artist in residence programs to schools in and around Calgary AB.
    1997 - present
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watermedia artist
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