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Alexandria Quinn
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I am first a Christian second an artist.
I am first a Christian second an artist.

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Thursday Think Tank: A Day in the Life of an Art Educator!
I just wanted to do a quick run down of what my typical day looks like for all of you! 5:00 am Wake Up, Get Ready, Breakfast, & Hit the Road! 7:15 am Arrive at School Put my Apron on! As soon as I arrive I put on my apron. I may not always need it, but its ...

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Monday Mayhem: Altered Books
A little abstract cover carving. This was done at home! For all your sneaky phone hiding and charging needs! "It's a portal." Check out this habitat! Altered book with some hidden fossils! Look at all these altered books!

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Coping with Seasonal Students
Yesterday I received an email that a student had been withdrawn from school and that he would not be returning. Even though I never experienced this while growing up, as a teacher I now have 20-30 students every year that arrive and then leave within months...

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FACEBOOK PAGE LAUNCH!
Hey everyone! It has been one crazy ride through these first few weeks of school and its safe to say that I'm glad to be back! BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! I just created a FACEBOOK page for Come to the Art Side! You can click on the tab at the top of the site OR you ...

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Monday Mayhem: Gang Prevention Poster 3rd Place
We have a 3rd place winner this year! So happy for my student!

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How to Encourage Creativity
Just a week or so ago a friend posted a very good question: Art friends: what do you recommend for sketching? I want to gift a sketch pad and something to draw with just as an outlet. Several people, including myself, gave some great suggestions and ideas t...

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Thursday Think Tank: Famous Artist Sculpture Project
Ten points to those of you who can guess this artist! I've done a project like this before with my 5th graders a few years ago(you can find that HERE ), but this time around we took an in depth look at some famous artists and created larger sculptures! I pu...

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Monday Mayhem: Art Teachers Holiday
The Today is a student/teacher holiday for us, however I am here up at school working on getting some clay fired. I wonder how many hours I have put in over the years, spending time up at school outside of the typical school hours. I think that is one thing...

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Monday Mayhem: Midterm Exams, New Principal, New Semester
If you haven't noticed I have been very quiet this year! It wasn't my intention, but a lot has been happening in my home life and the life of my school. 1. My roommate got married last year and moved out during the break. 2. I decided I wanted to take my st...

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Monday Mayhem: Blog Changes
I've had this page on my blog for so long, but alas the time has come to make room for another art club here at my new school.  I did want to however save this as a remembrance. Thanks to everyone who supported my elementary art club and students! Here's th...
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