5 Great Art Books for Your Art Room

I love combing through bookshelves looking for new picture book releases that would make great transitions into an art lesson. Some titles... View Article


Teaching Art and Motherhood

I received this question yesterday and it stuck with me. Some questions I answer back right away especially if it’s an... View Article


Art Inspiration from Alaska

To celebrate my 50th birthday (I need to start owning this number), Neil and I took the kiddos on a cruise... View Article


A Child’s Introduction to Art: Book Review

I love a great book but when it comes to children’s art history, the selection has been boring. Not anymore.... View Article


Book Review: The Shape of my Heart

I went to my local Indie bookstore a while back searching for a book to tie-in with my Valentine’s Day... View Article


Arlo Needs Glasses Art Lesson

Arlo Needs Glasses by Barney Saltzberg is about as cute as you can get when it comes to interactive picture books.... View Article


Inspiring Children’s Books

Children’s books add so much to an art room. Not only do they provide wonderful inspiration for great art lessons... View Article


Interview with Nikki McClure

While searching for a literature tie-in for my Apple Art Lesson, I found Nikki McClure’s exquisite book Apple. This story... View Article


Art Books for Children

A summer day without any specific plans turned into a delightful stroll along Santa Barbara’s State Street with my daughter,... View Article