Art and History Prove to be a Powerful Combination

Art education has a special place at the Barrier Islands Center, an historic site on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Abrakadoodle offers special workshops, after school classes, art enrichment programs and summer camps for children. In some cases, Abrakadoodle customizes its visual arts lessons that teach children to use their imaginations as they render creative works that…

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Artists For Kids

Contemporary artists should be a part of any art education program. Melanie Smythe is an artist from Texas. She is a botanical illustrator who loves to draw flowers. She uses many techniques including pencil, pen, ink, graphite crumbs on mylar, watercolor, colored pencil, computer drawings, etc. Her work is called scientific illustration, which accurately depicts…

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Artists For Kids

Natasha Wescoat is an artist from Michigan. She is a painter, illustrator, photographer and a videographer. Her works range from contemporary abstracts to pop art cartoons and her favorite medium is acrylic paint. She is an Abrakadoodle Artist of Distinction and she has works in private and corporate collections worldwide. Wescoat creates vibrant, whimsical paintings…

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Artists for Kids: Mort Solberg

Artists for Kids: Mort Solberg

Mort Solberg is an award winning American artist who paints in oils, acrylics and watercolors. Solberg is an Abrakadoodle Artist of Distinction. He attended The Cleveland Institute Of Art studying painting and design. He established himself in the art world in California but, in 2006 he moved to Florida where he now paints full time….

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Artists For Kids

Leonor Brazão comes from a family of artists and since early age was involved in music, dance and visual arts. She was born in Portugal, lived in Brazil and later moved to the United States where today she is a practicing artist and “Artist in Residence” for Abrakadoodle, a national art education program. Brazão’s creates…

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