Artists For Kids

Korky Paul was born in Harare, Zimbabwe into a family of seven children. From an early age he was reading comic books and scribbling cartoons. In 1976 he moved to Europe where he started his career as a children’s book illustrator. The first book Korky illustrated was Winnie the Witch. It won the Children’s Book…

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Creative Kids Need Art

The “Other IQ” can help ensure school success Just two short years ago a new buzz started around the concept of the “Other IQ,” which stands for Imagination Quotient, as opposed to the familiar Intelligence Quotient. Results from a study conducted by Dr. Robert Sternberg of then Yale University revealed creativity was a very important…

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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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Art Education for Kids: Nature is in the eye of the beholder

What if we never came to know Georgia O’Keefe, with her vividly enchanting, bigger-than-life nature paintings? The world would have missed out on her giant, colorful flowers and the emotion captured in her desert landscapes. Hers is a cautionary tale for those who over-direct, restrict or push children to imitate the ideas and art forms…

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Creativity for Kids

Old media made new again We’re not “lion” when we say that CD’s are not biodegradable. According to the CD Recycling Center of America, “Each year, billions of CDs and DVDs are manufactured, while millions of these discs end up in landfills and incinerators.” Equally disturbing, these plastic-based products emit toxins when burned. Recycling can…

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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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Get an Early Start with Art

Get an Early Start with Art

Getting an early start in the arts can make a real difference in the lives of children. The arts impact the developmental growth of every child. When children express themselves through the arts, they benefit in many ways. Research shows that the benefits of early arts education extend way beyond providing an important creative outlet…

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