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Finding Calm in the Covid Storm | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Finding Calm in the Covid Storm | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Clouds painting | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Finding Calm in the Covid Storm | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Entering the new year I never dreamed we would be living this life...life with cCovid-19, and boy did the waves of fear and uncertainty beat against my cozy little boat tearing my sail and making me feel like I lost any anchor to hold me steady!

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Summer Never Tasted So Good | art lesson for kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Summer Never Tasted So Good | art lesson for kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Summer Never Tasted So Good | art lesson for kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Berry Cupcake | taste of summer | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

If you are anything like me and my family, you have found yourself spending more time in the kitchen since the stay home order. I have been doing more home cooked meals, baking, fermenting komboucha and kefir, and I even joined the "sour dough" club.  I find it comforting knowing I'm preparing something delicious and nourishing for my family, and we all can use some extra comfort during a time like this.

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Watercolor Floral Cards To Brighten the Day | printable template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Watercolor Floral Cards To Brighten the Day | printable template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Watercolor Floral Cards To Brighten the Day | printable template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

floral card template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

I've been surrounded by flowers all week and it has been so beautiful.  It's this time every year when I begin my annual "morning garden walks".  With coffee in hand, I visit the raised vegetable gardens first, and then make my way along the pavement surrounding the pool towards my favorite flower garden in the back corner of our lot where it is ever changing.  I love that magical feeling of discovering that another flower has emerged from the soil and is showing off its beauty.  It is so special and so inspiring.

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Tessellations | Art Lesson for kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Tessellations | Art Lesson for kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

bunny tessellations | art lesson for kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

I have patterns on my mind this week as I work on a special project that I will tell you more about once it comes together, so I thought I would continue the pattern theme with this new art lesson on Tessellations.  If you are a math nerd (which I am far from) you will like this for more than just creating fun art, and I bet you can really come up with more intricate designs.

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Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

Last week I shared my first art lesson for kids to help all of you who are teaming up with your school to educate your children from home, and I received so much positive feed back from you.  Upon request, I have put together another lesson for you inspired by the modernist artist Kandinsky.

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