Getting chalky with the kids of Kiddie Academy

10559873_504149223061891_2304276681040393536_n 10526084_504149193061894_8652299027352974426_nThis week, I worked with the amazing kids and staff from Kiddie Academy of Oceanside. Groups from kindergarten to sixth grade got down and dirty with chalk pastels! The project involved learning how to blend, recognize color and create volume out of lights versus darks. There were “chalky high fives” all morning long.

Photos provided by Kiddie Academy.

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts, Aug. 23 & 24, 2014

Druid close upThe Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is hosting its annual event on August 23 & 24. This year, I will be recreating Vance Kovac’s “Druid” in a 9’x12′ chalk painting.

The festival will include 300 artists, food, wine, kid’s art and the Italian Street Painting section. Come out and see the pavement come to life.