Tuesday, October 4, 2011


Kaela's school mascot is the tiger so for the last big art project of the 9 weeks, her teacher assigned everyone in class a tiger to draw.

Kaela found a picture and put it on her desk but when she turned her back, it somehow ended up on another girl's desk......hmmm.
She wasn't happy but didn't want to make a stink so she chose another picture.

It was a more difficult pose of a tiger lying down with his head on his legs. The hardest part was getting the ruff around his head right because part of it is hidden under his leg.

Once done, she was very pleased with how it turned out. Her smile pretty much says it all.

what a pretty kitty!

Monday, September 26, 2011


Kaela had to do a book report for her English class. She chose to do a project using bookmarks.
Each bookmark represents something from the book "Dragon's Kiss." On the back of each bookmark is information about the story.

This is Audun (protagonist)

This is the entrance to the castle in the icy north (setting)

and this is the plot line

They turned out so well that her teacher is submitting them to the local parish fair for display.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Minnie goes to school....

Kaela had to do something to decorate the front of her art journal....so she choose Minnie....cute!

Saturday, August 6, 2011


Kaela took the summer off from art but did another sketch...something to put in her binder for school...the tiger is her school mascot.

love his eyes.......

I hope she has a better time in gifted art this year. She hated it last year and almost dropped out.
Interesting enough, a teacher at the same school told me she let her own daughter drop out because she didn't enjoy it either....she plans on rejoining once she moves on to high school.....hmmmm.

Think I'll keep that in mind.

She is also in art 2 so I'm crossing my fingers that she will be happier.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Kaela doodled a rose on the back of her homework awhile back.....when she cleaned out her backpack for the summer, she showed it to me.

Even with all the crinkles, I just love it.

close up.....

sometimes the simplest things are the loveliest......

Monday, May 16, 2011

Go fly a kite!

One of this year's projects at school was to make a kite.

Kaela's turned out so cute!!!!

and no, she isn't hiding from the camera....the sun was in her eyes!!!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

stamp carving

Kaela carved an Easter basket stamp in her art class at school. She brought home this image she had made with it.

You can't see how intricate the eggs in the basket are...just so sweet!

I love it and can't wait to use it for Easter cards next year.......

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

more sketches...

Kaela is sketching again.........

She got these ideas off her ipod...