Stepping Stones / November 2016
October 10, 2016

Stepping Stones / November 2016

Stepping Stones is a monthly column that breaks down seemingly daunting tasks into simple, manageable “steps” that any art educator can take and apply directly to their classroom. Stepping Stones will explore a variety of topics and share advice for art-on-a-cart teachers and those with art rooms. ADVENTURES IN PRINTMAKING by Heidi O’Hanley A few months […]

Double Self-Portraits in the Style of Chuck Close
March 10, 2016

Double Self-Portraits in the Style of Chuck Close

Chuck Close has always been one of my favorite artists. Not only do I love his strikingly inventive style of painting large-scale portraits, but I also love his story. Close overcame many obstacles in his life, including learning disabilities and a spinal cord collapse that ultimately left him paralyzed from the neck down. Close remains […]

Tried & True Tips / November 2015
October 12, 2015

Tried & True Tips / November 2015

Tried & True Tips for Art Teachers is a monthly roundup of advice and wisdom from fellow art teachers, put together by the intrepid Glenda Lubiner.  Printing with a Purpose “What is now proved was once only imagined.” — William Blake November has arrived and I’m sure many of you are starting to prepare for […]

In the Omnibus, Mary Cassatt
October 12, 2015

In the Omnibus, Mary Cassatt

DETAIL: Mary Cassatt (American; 1844–1926). In the Omnibus, 1838. Drypoint and aquatint on laid paper; 15.937″ x 11.75″. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Chester Dale Collection. Public Domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST The Pittsburgh-born artist Mary Cassatt once said, “There’s only one thing in life for a woman; it’s to be a mother … […]