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3rd Grade Back to School Night

August 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Here are some photos from “Back to School Night” this evening at Quail Creek Elementary School in Oklahoma City Public Schools. Rachel recorded a short “Narrated Art” message with AudioBoo on my iPhone and described the first piece of artwork shown below. listen to ‘Name Art by Rachel’ on Audioboo I volunteerted tonight to be […]

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Tags: art · littlesister · school

Sharing Sermon Perceptions Through Art

December 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Rachel is now in the habit of creating illustrations during the sermon each Sunday in church. Here are some of her recent drawings. This was the drawing she made on Sunday when she took communion for the first time. Rachel is taking away a lot of ideas from church each week and I think it’s […]

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Tags: art · christian · littlesister

The Art of Lego Building

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

This is an Art History Paper Alexander wrote for his 8th grade art class. (His teacher asked him to hand write it, so dad is typing it for him so we can document it here on Learning Signs.) ART HISTORY PAPER The art of Lego building is not known or recognized by most people. Many […]

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Tags: art · brother · school

Smaug the Dragon

August 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Rachel drew this picture of Smaug the Dragon for Sarah’s diorama she created as an English class assignment. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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Tags: art · books · littlesister

Pretty post

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments

This is Pretty post. I drew it on Brushes. I hope you like it! From, Rachel Fryer Sent from my iPad

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Tags: art · littlesister

Border Collie

July 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Rachel drew this using Kevin Honeycutt’s tutorial video on Art Snacks. Sent from my iPhone

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Tags: art · littlesister

Jack O’Lantern Carving Fun

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Each fall our family looks forward to carving pumpkins into jack o’lanterns in advance of Halloween. This year we did it pretty early in October, and unfortunately the weather was so warm the jack o’lanterns molded before Halloween! These were our creations this year! As you can see, lots of fun was had by all. […]

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Tags: art · brother · sister

Impressive Horse Sculptures

October 26th, 2010 · No Comments

It was a treat to see this amazing sculpture exhibit of mustangs today in Las Colinas, Texas. There is a similar sculpture in Oklahoma City down on the river near Bricktown. These are photos I took this summer on the river boat ride. I’m not sure if the same artist is responsible for both, but […]

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Tags: art · travel

Fun with art at Kaleidoscope in Kansas City

August 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

This afternoon my girls and I were able to have LOTS of fun with my sister and nephew, making art at Kaleidoscope in Kansas City. In these two videos, Rachel explains how she is making a puzzle, and you can see the puzzle cutting process. This was some magnet art I created on the whiteboard. […]

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Tags: art · littlesister · sister

Rachel learns to draw new things on Art Snacks

May 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Today Rachel used a video by John Steven Gurney on the Art Snacks learning community to draw a reversible face. This is the “man version:” Turned upside down, this is the “baby version!” Rachel recorded an explanation of how she used Art Snacks to learn how to draw this, using iPadio on my iPhone. Here’s […]

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Tags: art · littlesister

Mittens the Cat on TuxPaint

May 14th, 2010 · No Comments

This is a picture of Rachel’s stuffed animal cat, “Mittens,” which she drew on TuxPaint. Technorati Tags: draw, paint, cat, kitten, computer, tuxpaint

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Tags: art · littlesister · technology

Sarah’s iPad Fingerpainting with Brushes

May 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This morning during our carpool into Oklahoma City, Sarah (age 9) drew the following “fingerpaint” drawings using the program Brushes on my iPad. I uploaded these directly from the iPad to Flickr using PixelPipe. Technorati Tags: art, ipad, draw, drawing, brushes

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Tags: art · sister · technology

Rachel draws fruit

April 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Rachel drew his picture of fruit on her bedroom easel.

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Tags: art · littlesister

Safety Tip: Don’t blow in a pencil sharpener

February 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Rachel shared the following safety tip as a drawing on her bedroom easel: Don’t blow in a pencil sharpener! She did recently, and the results were not pleasant for her. Technorati Tags: safety, pencil, sharpener, blow

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Tags: art · littlesister · writing

A Bowl of Fruit

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Rachel loves drawing on the easel in her bedroom. This is a recent drawing she made of “a bowl of fruit.” Awesome to see her language skills developing. How wonderful she LOVES to write!!! She has probably written 4 books in the past few weeks. Technorati Tags: art, drawing, writing, rachel

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Rachel’s writing and drawing skills developing

January 10th, 2009 · No Comments

It is amazing to see how fast our 5 year old is growing up. Last night before Rachel and I watched the movie “WALLE” together, she drew the following picture on our living room whiteboard. If you click on this image and view it on Flickr, you can read the annotation notes I added with […]

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Tags: art · littlesister · movies · writing

Music notes by Rachel

July 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Rachel is exploring half notes and quarter notes. I am not sure where her awareness of musical notation came from, I will have to ask her about this. She has been going to “big church” with us more instead of the church nursery, and the hymnals we use might be the source.

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Tags: art · littlesister

Little sister’s drawing for Wayne

May 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Younger sister drew the following picture for our retired neighbor across the street, Mr. Wayne, last week. This is the first time she has ever spelled out someone else’s name by herself, phonetically, in a drawing or other piece of written work she has created. Good job little sis! Technorati Tags: drawing

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