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Amy Hood
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maker do-er thinker list-maker homeschooler coffee drinker
maker do-er thinker list-maker homeschooler coffee drinker

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In support of the Summer Mail Art Swap (still time to join in!) we're sharing our color collage postcards. #kidsart

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I'll (hopefully!) be posting tips, links, and tutorials every Monday in support of the Summer Mail Art Swap. This week's contains ideas on what to use as the base of the postcard.

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"Making even one of the projects, just made us want to make more and more of that project.  I've never made a collage like Amy's before.  She included prompts and a playful format that even a beginner like me could use to grow some new creative vision.  I'm hooked, for sure.  What a clever approach!"

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Just a year ago I was planning this zine, and now Issue Four is out! This issue focuses on mixed media and collage, with Joseph Cornell as the featured artist. Full of information, inspiration, and activities designed for kids and adults to explore and play with together.

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"Rating books by level, telling kids what sorts of books they should be reading, valuing one kind of book over another, requiring a certain number of pages read in a certain time period…none of this creates a culture of reading. It creates a culture of control, and that’s no way to nurture kids who choose to read for fun."

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locals, I'll be selling at The Compass School's Eco-Fair on May 17~stamped/embroidered zip pouches, stamped Moleskines, cards + more. Come visit!

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Curious about the e-zine Art Together? Quotes from and links to reviews are now all in one place.

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Megan has created a great interview series. I'm delighted to be included. :) #creativity #motherhood
Creative Mothers - Amy Hood
Let me introduce you to the next creative mother, Amy Hood. I love her art and how she goes over and beyond just creating alongside her kids, but shows how you can create with your kids too. Sometimes, when you are a creative person, it's hard to remain pos...

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Jen is giving away a copy of Art Together: Printmaking this week, along with a peek into her and her daughter's exploration of the zine. #kidsart #printmaking #giveaway
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