Metro Christian Academy
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Artwork Exhibits - this school year (since July 2013)
 
Starry Night (12 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
After studying about the life of Vincent Van Gogh, students designed their own version of The Starry Night.
   
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Neon Fish (8 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read a book by Lois Ehlert called Fish Eyes. The fish in the book are very bright. We used neon paper and sticker ...
   
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Spring Iris (6 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the artwork of Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh liked to paint flowers and did a beautiful picture of blue/purple ...
   
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Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students spent a fun and messy day working in pairs to cover a balloon in papier mache. Next they chose an animal and ...
   
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Dinosaurs (8 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Using charts of different dinosaurs, students chose and drew a large dinosaur. We used watercolor to paint and added s ...
   
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Monoprints 3rd Grade (15 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
This simple printmaking process involves plastic plates, special markers and absorbent paper. The students studied the ...
   
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Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students learn to draw and express themselves in many ways but one way is by using imagination.
   
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Funny Bunny (14 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned the word symmetrical, how to cut on the fold and how to cut double when you want two items exactly the same. ...
   
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Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
This project involves a lot of steps. First students drew a church. We worked on making our churches look 3D. Next s ...
   
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Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
This project is done on aluminum using simple tools to "boss" and "chase" the metal into a design. Designs are coated wi ...
   
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Turtles with Pattern K5 (42 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned about pattern and how God used pattern when He created nature. We used pattern to draw our turtles then we ...
   
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Monkeys! (13 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
After some fun rhymes about monkeys we continued our exploration of learning to draw using LINE and SHAPE, two of the El ...
   
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Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the work of famous artist Pablo Picasso. We did multiple sketches trying out different abstract concepts and ...
   
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Mallard Ducks 1st Grade (16 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned to draw a duck and practiced coloring hard with our crayons. Then we did a crayon resist with watercolor. ...
   
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Chickens and Roosters (29 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students fingerpainted with black fingerpaint on top of multi-colored paper. We studied some photos of chickens and ro ...
   
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Lizards (8 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Oil Pastel
   
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Cityscapes (12 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students created their own stencil of a city. Using the stencil and chalk pastels they created a cityscape.
   
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Learning to Paint (6 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students moved through a variety of paint stations changing utensils and colors of paint. Learning to manipulate mater ...
   
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Watercolor Fish (26 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students enjoyed researching different types and shapes of fish. They drew a fish using glue, painted with watercolor ...
   
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Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We looked at the basic shapes in a teddy bear. Tearing the paper into the shape we wanted takes patience and persevera ...
   
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Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We have been studying about Claude Monet and learning about Impressionistic art. Students chose a Monet reproduction t ...
   
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Tempera Paintings (28 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
This is a great opportunity where students get to select their own subject matter. We learn to blend and mix colors a ...
   
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Watercolor Birds (20 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
This is an assignment that combines several different media. First birds are drawn using elmers glue. After the glue i ...
   
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Valentine Monoprints (12 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
This is a process-based project where making the print is often more fun than the actual result. Students drew into pa ...
   
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My Robot (5 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Creating with found objects is lots of fun and engages the imagination! The students enjoying designing a personal rob ...
   
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My Family K5 (49 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
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Clay Vases (35 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We used real clay to create a clay vase. I call these pinch pot extentions because students use what they learned last ...
   
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Sunset Silhouettes (36 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Second graders learned a new word-silhouette. They learned that a silhouette is created when all the light is behind ...
   
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Torn Paper Animals K4 (20 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students looked at an Alphabet Book of Animals. We noticed that all the illustrations were made from torn paper. Stu ...
   
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Pinchpots K5 (49 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned to make a pinch pot using air dry clay. After our pinchpots dried we painted them with acrylic paint. Some ...
   
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Sand Art K4 (19 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
As we continue our study of TEXTURE, one of the elements of Art, we explored colored sand and how we can use it to make ...
   
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Winter Landscape (52 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students learned 5 artist tricks for showing distance in a picture. They created a landscape and used India ink, water ...
   
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Sculpture K5 (42 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We are learning about the difference between 2D and 3D artwork. We learned the word sculpture. We created a sculptur ...
   
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Paper Sculpture K4 (21 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We are learning about the difference between 2D and 3D artwork. Students learned the vocabulary word "sculpture" and th ...
   
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Jan 2014, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read a cute book about what snowmen do at night when we are sleeping. We talked about how a snowman might look with ...
   
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The Stable (21 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We talked about the true meaning of Christmas. The students created their own version of the stable scene using wood, f ...
   
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Baby Jesus K5 (37 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
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Christmas Self-Portrait (59 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students drew themselves as a Christmas character and then used their painting skills to complete the portrait. Adding ...
   
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Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read the Bible story of when the angels visited the shepherds on the night of Jesus' birth. Using only cut paper 1s ...
   
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Poinsettias (32 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
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2nd Grade Self Portraits (36 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
2nd Grade is the year we first learn about the basic proportions of the face and also the parts of the eye. We talk abo ...
   
 
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We have been learning the art of printmaking. We focused on the true Biblical story of Christmas. Students drew an im ...
   
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Christmas Penguins K5 (38 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read a book called Christmas Penguins. We are continuing to practice our cutting skills by visualizing a shape on t ...
   
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Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We talked about the angels mentioned in the Bible at the time of Jesus birth. We used glitter and shiny and lots of fo ...
   
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Baby Jesus K4 (19 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We talked about the true meaning of Christmas and about baby Jesus being born in a manger. We did a rubbing to get the ...
   
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Gelli Monoprints (51 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
The 5th grade has enjoyed experimenting with gelli printing, a form of printmaking that allows you to make a quick image ...
   
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Abstract Art K5 (18 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We looked at artwork on the Smartboard and learned the differences between Realistic Artwork and Abstract Artwork. We ...
   
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Cows (56 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We may be 'city folks' but living in Oklahoma, it's good to know how to draw a cow so we learned to draw cows. We put ...
   
 
When I grow up...... (45 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
The challenge of this assignment is that it is all cut and paste with no drawing allowed yet it must include lots and lo ...
   
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Whoo! Whoo! Whoo! (19 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Today we learned a few facts about owls. Then we practiced our painting skills and finished up the day with feathers! ...
   
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Chihuly Sculpture (56 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the art of Mr. Dale Chihuly, a glass blower who creates huge bowls, chandeliers and art sculptures. On a pi ...
   
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Footprint Self-Portraits (32 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students drew around their foot to create this self-portrait. This introductory project helps kindergartners begin to ...
   
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Self-Portrait K4 (19 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Today we learned that a portrait is a drawing or painting of a person. A self-portrait is a drawing of yourself. We ...
   
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Birdhouses (40 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We looked at a number of birdhouses, plain and fancy, and students designed a birdhouse. They used tempera paint to m ...
   
 
Fingerpaint Roses (46 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We spent a fun day fingerpainting and mixing colors with fingerpaint. We looked at photos of roses and learned to make ...
   
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Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Fifth Graders were given the theme of Music and asked to create a collage within that idea. Freedom was given to studen ...
   
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Painted Animals (52 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We have been learning to draw animals by breaking them down into basic shapes and adding on details. For this fun proj ...
   
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Blue Dog (60 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned about the life of Mr. George Rodrigue, a Louisiana artist who paints many things but is most famous for his " ...
   
 
Raccoons (19 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read a cute book about a raccoon and his family. We learned to trace around a pattern to make our raccoon's head an ...
   
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Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned the primary and secondary colors and how they fit together on the Color Wheel. Students colored a small col ...
   
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Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students looked at a fall still life set up in the classroom. They cut out the shapes for the still life without draw ...
   
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Fall Reflection (48 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Kindergartners worked on folding, the concept of above and below and using a variety of media to create these beautiful ...
   
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Fall Leaves K4 (14 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students learned to make crayon rubbings of leaves. This is a great skill for using pincher fingers and developing the ...
   
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Funny Faces (39 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We recently learned about the primary and secondary colors. Using their choice of either a primary or secondary color ...
   
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Fall Leaves (57 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We have been learning about Warm Colors and Cool Colors. Students drew an assortment of leaves and colored them using ...
   
 
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied about the life and art of Georgia O'Keefe. Students chose either a flower, a seashell or bone(s) which were ...
   
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Pink Pigs! (12 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned to draw pigs using the basic shapes we have been reviewing. In our continuing exploration of the mixing of c ...
   
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Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read a book about Little Blue and Little Yellow, 2 little spots who hug so hard they turn into a green spot. We tal ...
   
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Primary Color Mice K4 (19 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We read a story called Mouse Paint about 3 mice who go for a swim in some paint. We learned about the 3 PRIMARY COLORS o ...
   
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Animal Art 4th Grade (44 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Fourth graders chose an animal photo and drew it large. They then used chalk pastels and practiced their mixing and sha ...
   
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Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
This assignment combines lots of skills. We practiced looking at a photograph and drawing from it. We reviewed color ...
   
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Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the artwork of Seguy, a French artist. Mr. Seguy used bright colors and layers of designs and repeated obje ...
   
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Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the work of famous artist Wassily Kandinsky. After looking at the artwork titled "Squares With Concentric Rin ...
   
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CityScape Collage (K5) (51 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We are exploring how shapes can fit together to make beautiful artwork. We learned the difference between a landscape ...
   
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Piet Mondrian Design K4 (17 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the work of Dutch artist Piet Mondrian. Mr. Mondrian frequently used geometric shapes in primary colors and ...
   
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Candy Jar (57 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
In this yummy assignment we learned to draw ellipses and we learned to overlap objects. Both are perspective tools that ...
   
 
Patterned Cats (53 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We reviewed what we know about LINE and SHAPE and used our knowledge to draw a cat. We then discussed the idea of PATT ...
   
 
Rotational Name Design (50 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We are reviewing LINE, SHAPE, and COLOR. We drew and cut out a circle and then folded it into eight equal sections. We w ...
   
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Scarecrows K4 (12 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We have been learning the basic shapes. Using circles, triangles, squares and rectangles we created a scarecrow. We d ...
   
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Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We learned a little about the artist Joan Miro, a Spanish artist who created playful pictures using mostly black lines a ...
   
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Circles! (15 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We are reviewing all the basic shapes. Today we made a picture using circles. We are also learning to fill the space ...
   
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Line to Lion (40 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We used what we know about LINE to draw a Lion. Lions look really hard to draw and it is fun to learn about the lines ...
   
 
Little Architects (K5) (50 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We reviewed what we know about horizontal, vertical and diagonal LINES. We looked at many photos of houses on our smart ...
   
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Keith Haring Teamwork (54 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We studied the artwork of Keith Haring. Mr. Haring created vibrant cartoon like characters. He believed in teamwork ...
   
 
Sep 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We looked at the paintings of famous abstract artist Jackson Pollock and saw photos of him making his art in his barn. W ...
   
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Contour Drawing (100 artworks)
Aug 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
For our first assignment we did a series of contour drawings of all types of objects. I told the students I am not rea ...
   
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Seashells in Line (61 artworks)
Aug 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
We began by drawing a seashell using only Line. Next we used parallel line to begin to fill our paper. LINE is one o ...
   
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Profiles in Line (63 artworks)
Aug 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
Students began by drawing a profile of the student seated next to them. Drawing a profile is a new skill for most 3rd ...
   
 
Jul 2013, taught by Cindy Erickson
This preliminary figure drawing exercise gets students out of the rut of making stick figures without form and helps the ...
   
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Non-Exhibit Artwork (3 artworks)
Oct 2013
   
Artwork Exhibits - last school year (July 2012 - June 2013)
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3066 artworks #1 #291
828 fanclub members #1 #97
197 comments #1 #256
17 artist statements #8 #993
  overall rank #1 #148
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School Awards & Honors
  2012-2013 Leadership Award
Ranked #2 in Oklahoma (#186 in the nation) for overall participation among all schools
  2012-2013 Art Publishing Award
Ranked #2 in Oklahoma (#265 in the nation) for art published among all schools
  2012-2013 Fan Clubs Award
Ranked #1 in Oklahoma (#165 in the nation) for fan club signups among all schools
  2012-2013 Comments Award
Ranked #2 in Oklahoma (#295 in the nation) for comments posted among all schools
  2012-2013 Statements Award
Ranked #8 in Oklahoma (#776 in the nation) for artist statements collected among all schools
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Student Hall of Fame
Shown are five randomly-selected students who have entered the Hall of Fame this year.
 Madeline1653
awarded on 4/16/2014
 Isaac4808
awarded on 11/6/2013
 Mitchell833
awarded on 1/24/2014
 Jackson3498
awarded on 11/21/2013
 Allison7030
awarded on 11/1/2013
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Recent visitor comments ...
Of all your artwork I believe this is my favorite. You really do have natural talent. Love you. -- Nana
left for Madeline1653
Addie I love every inch of this work. Your choice of color is outstanding. Brilliant! -- August
left for Addie445
Great Job Levi. Grandpa wants to know if you are going to be an artist. Whatever you do you will be great. I love seeing your artwork. Keep up the good work. -- Grandma Sheron
left for Levi2312
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Recent artist statements ...
i learned how to trace better and trace someone else instead of myself all the time.
written by Jaxon162
The eyes suprised me a lot because i thought they would be a lot smaller.
written by Jaxon162
I would change the bottom of this piece of artwork.
written by Jaxon162
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