arTree magazine: preview issue

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The first issue of arTree magazine is almost here!

I have been working towards this goal for quite some time and now it is almost here. The first issue has been sent to a proofreader and will be available for a free download in a coupe of weeks. The first issue if about Gustav Klimt and tree of life/family tree. It is filled with art projects and activities, exclusive interview (and project) with a unique jewelry artist and much more. It is 13 pages of creativity.

If you want to make sure to receive a link for the free issue, sign up here: http://eepurl.com/wwbaz

 

 

Make your head spin!

Bridget Riley loved to draw entirely with straight and curly lines. She tried to fool the eyes of people who looked at her paintings–to think they are moving. That is why the style was called Op Art (as in optical art or optical illusions). You can try to make one too…

Click on the images below and print out the pages.

 

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What to do now?

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Does it make your head spin?

Celebrate 4th of July with Nevelson!

Happy 4th of July! And in case you want to spend your holidays doing an art projects, we have an idea for you:

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Louise Nevelson ( 1899 – 1988) was an American sculptor known for her big, monochromatic (one-colored), puzzle-like wooden sculptures.

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She liked to collect interesting objects and finding new ways to use them. When her studio became too crowded, she started stuffing the objects in gift boxes and realized that by doing that, she made a sculpture. Learn more about her and her amazing work here.

FREE tile decorating event

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Join us for FREE tile decorating during the Mill Creek ART Walk on July 11th from 5 to 8 pm.

Your kids will learn about Henri Matisse and decorate a tile (and a bookmark) just like he would. They can use templates or their imagination and the project is suitable for kids of all ages (even though preschoolers may need a little bit of help).

And while your kids are busy you can be the first to see samples of arTree’s new magazine – ready for the school year 2013.