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Amber Heigl
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If Picasso Went on Vacation (a.k.a. Exciting News)
Once upon a time, while reading a blog post from Cassie Stephens (rock star of the art teacher world), I learned about her participation in an art teacher collaboration- one where they joined forces to make a children's book.  The project lead is an art tea...

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OES Mural: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
No, we haven't been painting this and only this since January...that would be CRAZY!  Students worked diligently during their Art classes in January and just into February, then we hit a point where all that was left were touch-ups, which are hard to manage...

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Chocolates and Flowers: 2nd and 1st Grade Ceramics
Chocolate...a favorite for (most) students.  The idea of chocolate will make kids do some amazing things, like eat broccoli, wash the table, or pick up their toys.  What better subject to use for our clay project in Art class?  Previous 2nd grades have made...

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Youth Art Exhibit, 2017
The annual Youth Art Exhibit was kicked off on Friday night at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation  at 638 North St, Lafayette.  It was a full house and the cookies disappeared VERY quickly, but the art silently stole the show.  Since I work at two schools, I wa...

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OES Mural: Week Two
Work continued on the mural last week, and this time things went a little faster.  Set up was much easier now that the 6th graders knew what they were doing, and they all settled in to paint with a more relaxed vibe (as opposed to last week, which was a lit...

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OES Mural: Week One
On January 11th, painting commenced in the specials hallway!  After several days of sketching and sanding (all done by the contest winners and some willing volunteers), we were finally ready to get some actual paint on the wall.  Since we're using acrylic, ...
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