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Playing Around

It's been a busy few months with work, volunteering and the holidays coming up. I'm happy I've been able to put aside a little time to play around with some new techniques and tools. Keeping it loose this new take on George and the Dragon was inspired by word play/association.

Truly Thankful

  Thanksgiving was a wonderfully low key affair with family. The day after we headed into the local mountains to one of our favorite spots to explore. It was crisp and still with a slight breeze. The small ponds were frozen over and a massive amount of pine cones had

Joshua Tree

We had the fortune of getting out of town and up to Joshua Tree for a few days of camping. It was a great opportunity to dust off the camera and take some photos. We were blessed with fantastic weather and some amazing clouds which brought with them rare rain.
Below is a lesson that I planned for a group of 3rd graders but can be used across grades. We looked at researching your subject matter. There was a big focus on learning how to see - breaking complicated images into their simplest shapes. Value and color where also touched