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A Weekly Children’s Community Art Program

 


 

Can you guess who this is?

Artstop Online is a remote extension of the AVA Gallery’s  after school ArtStop program for youths in grades 5–8.  Participants  meet weekly for a live video chat and we will use this page to show each other and the general public our work done from home.  I will be updating this gallery weekly, so please come back to see what’s new.  As well, I will be posting instructional videos, slide shows, and a weekly prompt to encourage and inspire continued creative practices throughout the remainder of our compassionate isolation. We need to continue this effort to protect our neighbors and the ones we love and I hope that this page can be a fun and enriching addition to our weekly routines.

Karl Neubauer– AVA Core Instructor; ArtStop Facilitator

 

 

 

 

 


Weekly Prompt:

Choose something around you to draw/paint from observation.  Draw/paint it upside down.

Please keep those”Essential Service Workers” thank you posters and “First Blooms” pictures coming!

 


First Blooms

Send us your pics of first blooms of Spring

This wildflower is a mayflower. It is included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

Mayflowers; one of the earliest blooming wildflowers.

 

This wildflower is a mayflower. It is included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

These are mayflowers (trailing arbutus). It is a creeping, evergreen ground shrub.

 

This wildflower is a wild oat. It is included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

Wild oat (Avena fatua). Sited on an old alpine ski trail.

 

This wildflower is a Trout Lily, also known as Adder's Tongue or Yellow Dogtooth Violet. It is included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

This is a Trout Lily, also known as Adder’s Tongue or Yellow Dogtooth Violet

 

This wildflower is a Trillium,, also known as adders tongue. It is included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

Trillium (Trillium erectum) Common the New England forests.

 

This wildflower is a Teaberry or Wild Wintergreen. It is included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

This leathery, semi-woody, aromatic perennial has creeping underground stems, thus forming small colonies of plants. Showy red fruits may persist through the winter as this berry did.

 

British Soldiers, a lichen aptly named for the bright crimson like the British soldiers during Americas colonial times. This photo has an educational link. The photo is also included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

British soldiers lichen, (Cladonia cristatella), is a fruticose lichen belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. The species was first described scientifically by American botanist Edward Tuckerman in 1858. Have you been to Tuckerman’s Ravine?

 

Fairy Cup or Pixie Cup, is a lichen aptly named for its diminutive size and shape. One could imagine a fairy sitting on it for a rest. This photo has an educational link. The photo is also included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

Fairy Cup or Pixie Cup is a lichen common to Northern New England. Fairy Cups resemble pale green miniature goblets that are sitting on a table of bright green moss

 

Forsythia is a common shrub growing as decorative borders in New England yards This photo has an educational link. The photo is also included for educational purposes, to inspire children to explore their local woods for wildflowers and their backyard gardens for early blooming flowers.

Forsythia! Sunshine in the form of a decorative shrub.

 

 


Essential Service Worker Posters

Thank You!

 


What have you been working on?

STOP MOTION VIDEO:  https://youtu.be/6ZRG7GKL6Ko

 Art From Home

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To register for ArtStop: nick@avagallery.org

Click here for a list of all of AVA’s after school and weekend activities for youths. ArtStop and ArtStop Online is made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Couch Family Foundation.