3.26.2011

IF - Toy

Here's my Illustration Friday entry for this week.
For a child, it only takes a few toys to spark a world of imagination.

pastel on paper

In the spirit of March being Art & Music in the Schools Month, I'm compiling a list of the people/organizations that work behind the scenes to make it happen. If you have a group in your area that brings art, music, drama lessons to the public schools, please comment on my blog. I'd love to see this list grow!

http://cathyjune.blogspot.com/2011/03/art-in-our-schools-hats-off-to-people.html

8 comments:

  1. Hey Cathy! Great post and wonderful illustration! So true! I love to watch kids playing with their toys and all the wonderful ways their imaginations transport them. Makes me feel like a kid again. I get the same feeling when I look at your work. Thanks. Oh and I love your New(?) header. (Been busy and then on vacation so I haven’t stopped by in a while.) God bless.

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  2. This is very nice. I love your color scheme and arrangement. You have a wonderful quality to your storytelling.

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  3. Such a lovely illustration. Gotta love imaginative play :)

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  4. Oh I love your work, too! So fun and whimsical.
    In reference to your art in school month - My daughters art teacher invited the whole school to visit her at The Met in NYC. it was a great way to introduce the kids to the museuem, see some friends, their teacher and wonderful art.
    She did it all on her own...we made a nice day out of it! love your blog, too! xo

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  5. I've been introduced to your blog and work via my Blogger friend Heather. I love your style. What a great idea - appreciating the artists who bring art to schools. My daughter lover her 6th grade art teacher and can't wait to continue on in 7th. That is music to my ears.

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  6. Thank you all for the lovely comments. Heather & Jennifer, you've inspired me to add a "Teachers that go Above and Beyond" section to my Art in the Schools blog, so if you give me their names, school, city, state & what they do that's exceptional, I'll add them to the list. Share the inspiration =D

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