We love fall here in Virginia! The leaves were vibrant this year, and we’ve had many warm days to enjoy them. Here are some of the recent projects we’ve done: Have a great autumn! Continue reading …falls together
What a special treat we had, getting a virtual art lesson from Ruthie! The Warner boys, Kathy, and our friends the Quebe family learned how to make batik art. In honor of our upcoming Moth Ball, our subject was the Witch Moth! Ruthie showed us how to draw the moth with light-colored crayons, then distress the surface and paint with black acrylic to fill in … Continue reading …moths together
Our community radio station, WQSV, put out the call for people to create sonic postcards. During this time when isolation is the norm, the sound of a human voice is reassuring. The station is filling the day with 1-minute messages from people of all walks of life about any subject they find interesting. The Warners jumped at the chance! We each wrote our own script. … Continue reading …radios together
Earth Day 2020 fell during a time when most people couldn’t celebrate. We were thrilled to revisit themes of peace, action, and harmony at the Shenandoah Green Chalk Art Festival. We (Kathy and Deena) met at a hotel parking lot early Saturday morning. Each group picked a parking spot away from other groups to create our displays. There were so many great pieces celebrating nature, … Continue reading …chalks together
Happy birthday, Grandpa! This weekend, it was the Virginia family’s turn to tie-dye! The six of us won t-shirts in the SAAC Art Contest this summer, so we celebrated with a tie dye party. Continue reading …tie dyes together
One of our favorite things to do is play board games. Owen and Thomas enjoy deconstructing games and building them with new rules or new pieces. This helps them to better understand the game and put their own spin on it. The game Ticket to Ride has so many cool variations. There’s the original US map, Europe, Africa, UK … but there isn’t an edition … Continue reading …boardgames together!
Some of us Krausmans live in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. We’re big fans of the Staunton Augusta Art Center, which brings amazing exhibits to our town and offers events and classes for all ages. When we heard about their Summer of ’20 Art Contest, we jumped at the chance to participate! Here are our entries for the past several weeks: You can still vote … Continue reading …competes together
We’ve been participating in the International Nature Journaling Week, June 1-7 2020. Participants include: Ruth Ann Bethea, Kathy Lineberger, Adrianne Lineberger, Deena Warner, Owen Warner, and Thomas Warner. Continue reading …journals together