art making

Possibilities in Paper

Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- lboan

Paper is an incredibly versatile raw material.  It can be folded, rolled, sculpted, shredded, cut, or sewn.  Paper is flexible and easy to cut, and it can be surprisingly strong when you fold it. Those qualities make paper a great building material for all kinds of art projects. 

Monster Portraits

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 -- lboan

Did you believe in monsters when you were a child? Lurking under beds or behind closet doors, these creatures provoke thrills of terror, shivers of delight, and endless fascination. They tend to embody our deepest fears, real or imagined.

Monsters have a particularly terrifying reputation among children. What makes them so scary?  Our children have all kinds of answers.

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