i love art!

Hi! I  am Clara. I am starting this new blog to share my love for art and being creative. I figure this blog will be a good place to show some of the art projects I teach to elementary school kids as well as some of the other art I like. Continue reading

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letter writing and mail art

I’ve gotten into mail art and have shared the idea with friends who are now practicing it and sending it to others. Letters lift spirits, as they say. And, it’s even better when it’s got some art on it. 🙂 Continue reading

Pencil shavings art

A while back I got a bunch of Prismacolor colored pencils and sharpened them all, resulting in a large pile of very colorful pencil shavings. It was so pretty I took a picture of it (several pictures, actually with the shavings in different configurations). After seeing this art, Continue reading

Good Bot, Bad Bot

I’m a fan of Sharpies, especially nice pointy new juicy ones! I’m saving this idea for a rainy day – this artist named Gary Hirsch makes bots using oil-based paint Sharpie markers. They are cute! And I’m a fan of robots too – simply because they are easy to draw or doodle and you can use your imagination and create them any way you want – just like Gary has done! Read all about Gary and his art on the Sharpie blog:
Good Bot, Bad Bot