How to Draw & Paint Ferry Boats

Growing up on Prince Edward Island offered me the opportunity to travel to the mainland by ferry boat.  We loved... View Article

Happy Birthday, Winslow Homer!

About Winslow Homer Winslow Homer was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 24, 1836. His mother was a watercolor artist... View Article

Truck Shape Art Project

Diving straight into a messy art project at the beginning of a school year might be crazy, but I do... View Article




How to Draw a Truck

Drawing trucks is one of my most requested how-to-draw subjects in art class. I love the stories of the people... View Article


Watercolor Clipper Ships Art Lesson

Clipper ships glide over the ocean at top speeds. The tangle of nets, ropes and sails, however, can make drawing... View Article


Sailboat Monotype Art Lesson

I have an artist friend, Karyn Walsh, who specializes in monotypes. Our kids used to sail together in Santa Barbara... View Article


Trucks and Tractors: Kindergarten Shape Lesson

When my two boys were little, I would pack a lunch and drive to a construction site where we would... View Article


Rocket and Space Art Collage for Kids

This is a super fun art lesson and is sure to ignite the imaginations of the little ones. I have done... View Article