Petoberfest Brings Pets & People Together for Art & Fun

Petoberfest Brings Pets & People Together for Art & Fun

Fall brings fun in all shapes and colors, which was in full force on Saturday, October 19 at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center in Woodbridge, Virginia, as kids, families and their beloved pets took part in Petoberfest! Eileen Moore, owner/director of Abrakadoodle Prince William County was joined by her talented teaching team for a busy…

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Guest Post: A Young Shopper’s Approach to Visiting a Museum

Guest Post: A Young Shopper’s Approach to Visiting a Museum

By Leonor Alvim Brazao, Abrakadoodle Artist in Residence Visiting a museum or an art space that is not specifically designed for kids can be a challenge to most parents of young children.  When my children were small, we used to enjoy visiting galleries and museums, and the secret to my success was making the experience feel…

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Guest Post: Create Collages Inspired by Nature

Guest Post: Create Collages Inspired by Nature

By Leonor Alvim Brazao, Abrakadoodle Artist in Residence. I have such fond memories of time spent with my mom during my childhood, because we incorporated art into our lives. We used to spend hours on the beach collecting shells. At home, we transformed our sunny days collections into collages. For her it was the beginning of…

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Expressionism: Sharing Your Emotions

Expressionism: Sharing Your Emotions

The early 20th Century brought the world an array of experimentation in the visual arts, which included Expressionism. This art form had its beginnings in Germany, as artists were exploring new techniques that expanded beyond the Impressionism movement. “Der Blaue Retier” was a second group of expressionists, who used exaggerated imagery and lines, darker colors,…

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