I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


Modern Art Murals


Many of you know that I teach art at Hyde Middle School. We recently finished putting up a bunch of paintings around campus that reflect selected modern art styles. Students worked in groups to select different styles ranging from surrealism to non-figurative (a detail of the photo realism painting is shown above). They then researched Read More

Time to Paint


I need more time to paint. Actually, I think I have time, I just sometimes fill it with other crap like watching Judge Mathis on T.V. *sarcasm*That’s time well spent.*/sarcasm* Tonight there’s a thing at the Art Conference (that I’m attending this weekend) where we can draw from a model for a couple of hours. Read More