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Art Camp Week 1 copy of Renoir's Girl with Watering Can

Art Camp Week 1
copy of Renoir’s Girl with Watering Can

The first session of Art Camp ended yesterday with the young painters completing a beautiful copy of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s, (1841-1919) “Girl with a Watering Can” , painted in 1876 and now at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, (1841-1919) “Girl with a Watering Can”  oil on canvas  41”x29” Painted in 1876 National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, (1841-1919)
“Girl with a Watering Can”
oil on canvas
41”x29”
Painted in 1876
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

These artists were not deterred by the large size we decided to paint our “masterpiece” and they all did extraordinary work.  Great job girls!  It was a pleasure painting with you this week.

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"Monet's Lilac Irises"

“Monet’s Lilac Irises”

Art Camp yesterday had us painting our version of Claude Monet’s , (1840-1926) “Lilac Irises”,  painted in 1914-17.

Claude Monet, (1840-1926) “Lilac Irises” oil on canvas  32”x36” Painted in 1914-17 Private Collection

Claude Monet, (1840-1926)
“Lilac Irises”
oil on canvas
32”x36”
Painted in 1914-17
Private Collection

The young artists made terrific renditions of Monet’s work.  He would be proud!

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Art Camp Week 1 Manet's Asparagus

Art Camp Week 1
Manet’s Asparagus

We continued to study Manet at Art Camp yesterday.  This time it was his still life – Asparagus.

The young artists made it look easy as they created their versions of Manet’s original.

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Art Camp Week 1 Painting 1 - Manet

Art Camp Week 1
Painting 1 – Manet

Edouard Manet (1832-1883) “Pinks and Clematis in a Crystal Vase”   oil on canvas  22” x 14”   Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France

Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
“Pinks and Clematis in a Crystal Vase”
oil on canvas
22” x 14”
Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France

Yesterday we had the first day of Art Camp.  With 7 fabulous young artists working hard all morning they created their version of Edouard Manet’s (1832-1883)  “Pinks and Clematis in a Crystal Vase”, oil on canvas 22″x14″, painted in 1882 in Paris and currently on display at Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France.

I think their versions look GREAT!  How about you?

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Kids Paint Bella

Kids Paint Bella

Bella's reference photo

Bella’s reference photo

Pat and Jean Painting

Pat and Jean Painting

We had a great week with in our art classes.

The young artists painted their version of Bella, a sweet little Cavalier King Charles Spaniel that belongs to my friend Joanne.

Pat completed her Cardinal on the Fence Post.

Jean made a lot of progress on her beach scene.  And Shelly continued her painting.

We all have so much fun  painting and laughing in our classes.

Shelly at work.

Shelly at work.

Good job everyone!

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Rowboat Paint Party

Rowboat Paint Party

We had a terrific group at the Paint Party yesterday who painted Rowboats.   Great job!

The next Paint Party is a “Paint Your Own Pet Portrait” party on June 21st at 3 pm.  Sign up soon to join us.

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Emily's VW Bus

Emily’s VW Bus

Kids Paint Florals

Kids Paint Florals

Dr. Who Paint Party

Dr. Who Paint Party

The students have produced some fabulous work over the last few weeks.  Here are a few that have been completed recently.  You can learn more about our weekly art classes here.

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