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  • How Project Talk Works


    The goal of Project Talk is to share ideas so that we can better teach the projects to our student artists.

    Project Talk is organized by project. Please post your comments within the forum for the project your interested in.

    For each project, posts will provide a project description, the originating artist’s notes and instructions, as well as examples, supply lists, and additional background information. The school ATGO chair will then post a lesson plan.

    With that info posted, discussion can begin.

    Please feel free to:

    Ask questions or seek clarifications regarding the project

    Suggest changes to the lesson plan

    Share your ideas and experiences teaching the project

    Tell us what worked for you, and what didn’t

    Post photos of student and docent artwork

    Provide updated lesson plans

    Express your opinions about the project

    Generally discuss the project
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  • 2016/17 Docent Training Workshops


    Workshop #1: Thurs., September 15 @ 9:00 AM- Blossoming in Edo

    Workshop #2: Thur., October 20 @ 9:00 AM- American Impressionism

    Workshop #3: Thurs., November 10 @ 9:00 AM- Styrofoam Abstract Painting

    Workshop #4: Thurs., January 12 @ 8:30 AM*- Reflections of Nature

    Workshop #5: Thurs., February 16 @ 9:00 AM- Faces of Primitivism
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  • Project #1: Blossoming in Edo


    By Rosine Sorbom

    Explore the art and serenity of Japanese Plum Blossoms in the Edo period using ink, paint and paper as the medium; and paintings, scrolls and decorative clothing as the motivation.
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    Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:07 am
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  • Project #2: American Impressionism


    By Rosine Sorbom

    Inspired by American impressionist W. Metcalf's "The Poppy Garden." The goal of this project is to explore the art of American Impressionism using acrylic paint as the medium and Metcalf's work as inspiration.
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    Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:19 pm
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  • Project #3: Styrofoam Abstract Painting


    By Gloria Feldman

    An abstract picture is created by layering multiple designs using print making techniques.
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    Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:21 pm
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  • Project #4: Reflections of Nature


    By Kaye Furlong

    This project introduces basic watercolor techniques and the compositional elements of landscape painting, while employing a new method for depicting reflections in water.
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    Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:39 am
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  • Project #5: Faces of Primitivism


    By Stephanie Kohler

    Create a mask in an abstract style utilizing line, shape, pattern and color, while experimenting with oil pastels and baby oil on Tyvek paper.
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    Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:39 pm
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