Stage III Art Blog

Happy Holidays and a Few More Glimpses of Stage III Art

The Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA is magical during the holidays and a wonderful place to visit with your children. The many workshops and special events are available  on-line: www.dia.org.

The DIA is magical during the holidays and a wonderful place to visit with your children. The many workshops and special events are available  on-line: www.dia.org.

Alex M.'s richly color self-portrait

Alex M.'s richly color self-portrait

Cosey's beautiful landscape

Cosey's beautiful landscape

Teddy's beautiful close-up of the leaves floating on the rippled water of the creek. 

Teddy's beautiful close-up of the leaves floating on the rippled water of the creek. 

Lucas M.'s imaginary structure in process. He is layering strips of plaster filled gauze on his armature of wood and found objects.

Lucas M.'s imaginary structure in process. He is layering strips of plaster filled gauze on his armature of wood and found objects.

Vaughn created an armature for his imaginary structure using an old plastic bowl, newspaper and tape. 

Vaughn created an armature for his imaginary structure using an old plastic bowl, newspaper and tape. 

Kevin created many "thumbnail sketches" while planning his cut-out still life piece. This is the planning piece for our upcoming Class Art work.

Kevin created many "thumbnail sketches" while planning his cut-out still life piece. This is the planning piece for our upcoming Class Art work.

One of the many, many painted papers we created in Class Art for our collage still life pieces. We discussed and explored color theory and mixed tempera and acrylic paint. 

One of the many, many painted papers we created in Class Art for our collage still life pieces. We discussed and explored color theory and mixed tempera and acrylic paint. 

Coming in 2015

     Our next blog post will illustrate our Imaginary Structures and Class Art studies and processes! I wish all of you a wonderful vacation with your families!