Woodblock Printmaking

  I have fond memories of working on woodblock printmaking at school.  The usually noisy classroom would become soothingly quiet during art class, while everyone concentrated on their carving.  I think it was in third grade that we first made woodblock prints. So, recently I decided that my daughter was old enough to work with […]

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Princess Crowns

  My daughter’s class celebrated the end of this academic year with a theater production.  It was especially exciting for my daughter because she was chosen for the role of Cinderella.  The play itself was a mix of classic fairy tales with plenty of modern twists, and her character had a snobbish personality.  But that […]

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Stop motion videos made easy!

  We recently bought a wooden mannequin of the kind that is often on display in artists’ supply shops.  We named him Woody. Once at home, we wanted to have Woody do something interesting.  So, we decided to make a short video of him doing the Moonwalk. We first took twelve step-by-step photos of Woody […]

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