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By amy on August 16, 2010
Welcome to the second lesson of this three-part series: Value In art, value refers to the darkness and lightness of color or tone. The variations in light and dark within a drawing are what will make it come to life. Have you ever noticed how an unexpected highlight on an object makes it really pop? [...]
By amy on August 8, 2010
NOTE: My apologies to those who subscribe in a reader. I accidentally hit “publish” in the middle of my first draft of this post. I deleted it immediately , but I think some of you still got the wonky post. Oops! Welcome to my Beginner Drawing Lessons, written with kids in mind, but perfect for [...]
By amy on August 2, 2010
I think we can officially can this summer the Summer of Italian Ice. We’re obsessed, but the frequent trips to the store to get our hands on some Richie’s Italian Ice is getting pricey and junky. So we figured out how to make our own, and haven’t stopped making it yet. Watermelon: cut up half [...]