These mixed media art works were created by elementary and middle school-aged students, who have participated in Cyndi’s art classes. Cyndi, trained as occupational therapist and artist, teaches at schools, in after-school programs and in her studio. She also volunteers, sharing her passion for art-making with youth of all ages and abilities.
Students with special needs, TAG students or home-schooler’s are all welcome.
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Book Making: Exploring Animals and their Habitats
Exploring Emotion using paint and color
Create-A-Skin Art Class
Using a jeweler’s loupe and close observation students observe and draw texture from clams, driftwood, coral, animals, leaves and more. These textures are drawn onto everyday objects to create exciting unique surface designs. Poetry is created from student observations.
Collaborative Create-A-Skin Projects include Leaf Birds on a Line, Zebra Apples on a Tree and Snakeskin Apples
More Create-a-Skin Art and Prose
Clamshell Cat – 1st grade student
The Clam Shell is different colors, shiny and smooth. It reminds me of stripes on a zebra.
SuperHero Collage Cards Class
Save the Wolf – 2nd Grader
Collaborative 3-D Art Classes
3-D Flowers and Louise Nevelson-inspired shape compositions
Painting and Drawing Art Class
Elementary and Middle School Students
Elements of Design Classes – Perspective and texture
Personal Narrative Class – sharing a sense of place or personal interests, via collage and box assemblage.
Art Glass Class – texture and fusing for platters, jewelry, wall decor
Simple printmaking using styrofoam, to create gift tags.