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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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Penguin March
This week the Calgary Zoo announced they would start up their very popular Penguin walk, where the King penguins get to go out for a walk around the zoo. That was the inspiration for this project. I did 2 versions. A large 12"x18" (bulletin board size) and ...
This week the Calgary Zoo announced they would start up their very popular Penguin walk, where the King penguins get to go out for a walk around the zoo. That was the inspiration for this project. I did 2 versions. A large ...
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Modern Clay Nativity
This year Grade 6 did a modern clay nativity.  I'm still firing them but my sample is done so I can show you. The original inspiration was a picture on Pinterest that was unglazed and with no instructions so this my adapted version for school. It comes in 3...
This year Grade 6 did a modern clay nativity. I'm still firing them but my sample is done so I can show you. The original inspira...
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Squirrel Portrait and a new Sharpie Book
Today is my day on the Sharpie Blog Roll in support of a new book by Kathy Barbro ,  "Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids". I'm especially thrilled because I was one of the project contributors.  Kathy has put together an awesome book and it was amazing to be par...
Today is my day on the Sharpie Blog Roll in support of a new book by Kathy Barbro , "Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids". I'm especi...
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Folk Art Witch
This is a Halloween version of my Folk Art Angel. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - heavy paper for background, I used watercolour paper - masking tape - disk tempera paint - white acrylic or liquid tempera paint - paper for painting, I used an old book page - raffia f...
This is a Halloween version of my Folk Art Angel. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - heavy paper for background, I used watercolour ...
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Scarecrow Silhouette
A few weeks ago I was at the cabin and I attended the Annual Scarecrow Festival. The was some amazing artwork by the students of Windermere Elementary School. I was quite taken by the work of Mrs. Stankovski's Grade 6 class . They were nice enough to let me...
A few weeks ago I was at the cabin and I attended the Annual Scarecrow Festival. The was some amazing artwork by ...
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Autumn Collage Tree
This autumn collage focuses on squares and rectangles to give the tree a pixelated like appearance. MATERIALS REQUIRED: -2 pieces of paper for painting - square piece of heavier paper for background - paint, I used acrylic but you can use disk tempera or li...
This autumn collage focuses on squares and rectangles to give the tree a pixelated like appearance. MATERIALS REQUIRE...
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Clay Landscapes
Prior to Christmas I did these clay landscape plaques with Grade 5. They had to choose one of the six geographical regions of Canada. I was quite impressed with their work. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - clay - fabric placemat - nail, wooden skewer, small cup of wat...
Prior to Christmas I did these clay landscape plaques with Grade 5. They had to choose one of the six geographical regions of Canada. ...
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Mini Santa
It's that time of year again......I am knee deep in preparations for Christmas Craft Day.  420 kids doing 12 crafts on one spectacular day. I have some new crafts this year that I will be posting on the blog. First up this mini Santa.  He is only 15 cm or 6...
It's that time of year again......I am knee deep in preparations for Christmas Craft Day. 420 kids doing 12 crafts on one spectacula...
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Poppy Patterns
This year's Remembrance Day art project is the result of 2 main inspirations,  Project Runway's red palette challenge this week and last week's" Make it Artsy " segment on Rebekah Meier's circle mandalas. If you haven't checked out " Make it Artsy" it is we...
This year's Remembrance Day art project is the result of 2 main inspirations, Project Runway's red palette challenge this week and last...
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Fall Weaving with Grade 1
Last week I taught Grade 1 weaving at Altadore School. We started with a simple paper weaving to get them accustomed to the process. We then did a weaving on a branch loom.  The students selected their favorite season and had to come up with colours for tha...
Last week I taught Grade 1 weaving at Altadore School. We started with a simple paper weaving to get them accustomed to the proce...
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Fall Forest Landscape
This is a project that was inspired by my recent homework assignment on complimentary colour relationships. The orange/blue combination always gives me a strong feeling of fall. In my assignment I worked a landscape thru different complimentary colours vary...
This is a project that was inspired by my recent homework assignment on complimentary colour relationships. The orange/bl...
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Hi Gail!
I'm wondering if you would like to come do some work with a Kindegraten class?

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3D Fluttering Butterfly
Looking for something bright and fun for your last bulletin board....why not these fluttering butterflies. Made from 2 butterflies to look like it's fluttering off your display. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - nice painting paper for background, I use Sunworks white ...
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watermedia artist
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  • University of Calgary
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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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