Great Art Picture Books for the Art Room

It takes a certain combination of illustrations and story to create a book that’s perfect for the art room. Art... View Article

Summer Beach & Biz Book Reads

Oh yes. It’s that time of year. Book time! I’ve been stacking my night table with a delicious assortment of... View Article

My Favorite Books: AME 046

Whenever I find myself stuck for inspiration, I always turn to books. Picture books are a secret passion of mine.... View Article



Best Books to Read on the First Day of School

Art and books are my biggest loves. Starting off any art class is best done with a book, but reading... View Article

Creative Books to Read This Summer – Art Made Easy 024

Today is the last episode of Art Made Easy Season One! When I embarked on this podcast journey, my intentions was to... View Article



Matisse Garden – Book Review & Video

MATISSE’S GARDEN My favorite activity is popping into a book store to browse. I hardly do it anymore mostly because bookstores aren’t as... View Article

Books to Understand Your Creative Journey

A few years ago, a good friend was collecting nuggets of advice for her daughter’s 18th birthday. She created an album... View Article

Inspired by Nature Anatomy & Summer Art Ideas

How many times have you done a lesson on a butterfly and your second graders know more about butterfly anatomy than... View Article

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2

As much as I love creating a big mess with paint, I wasn’t inspired to create a Jackson Paint Like... View Article