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Styling like Lichtenstein

Whaaaam! Studio MPL, our art club for kids, learned about pop artist Roy Lichtenstein this month. They also tried some of his techniques, like drawing inspiration from comics. Every month, the kids in Studio MPL take on a new art project. … Continue reading

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Drawing sunsets with Studio MPL

Want a fun color exercise? Draw a sunset. You can fit an entire box of crayons in one lovely dusk. Studio MPL, our art club for kids, used charcoal to draw sunsets during their last meeting. Charcoals are perfect for … Continue reading

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Painting our ‘American Gothic’ sketches

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, continued its project from last month—coloring their parodies of Grant Woods’ American Gothic. In January, the kids sketched their own versions of American Gothic, substituting in animals, minions, superheroes and more for the famous farmers. … Continue reading

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Studio MPL meets ‘American Gothic’

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, learned about American Gothic, its painter Grant Woods, and satire — both its role in Woods’ classic and the many ways the painting has been satirized. Then, the kids sketched their own versions … Continue reading

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Marshmallow snowmen & drawing pets at Studio MPL

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, tackled two very different art projects last week: They learned how to use grids to draw pictures of their pets. They built snowmen out of marshmallows and decorated them with cookies and edible … Continue reading

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