Wednesday, August 29, 2012
What? Beginners Class Mosaic Classes
Make a Fish/Bird Mirror and a Pot
Glass tiles, Ceramic tiles, Vintage Crockery
When? 9.30am to 11.30am for four weeks
STARTING TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER.
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 10:11 PM
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Studio wall opposite art tables which changes frequently for inspiration.
Mirrors next to art tables so that pupils can check out how their artwork is progressing.
With mirrors it is easier to see balance and potential areas for improvement.
My art area where I create paintings for exhibitions and commissions.
Sofa, stereo for playing peaceful music while people create,
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 4:29 PM
I had a lot of hits on the last daffodil display so here are some more.
I have my favourite places I go to with my favourite people.
When I come back to my studio to make or teach art, I'm filled with peace.
Here are some snappy haiku to go with my shots.
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 5:09 AM
Friday, August 24, 2012
It's always been a dream of mine to be featured in the magazines Cloth Paper Scissors, Sommerset Studio and Where Women Create.
To have my blog discovered by some famous international blog posting site that offer me a guest blogger opportunity.
To be a guest artist in some American mixed media artists books.
To be a paid artist in residence at a school full of enthusiastic and well behaved
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 4:18 AM
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
I've been reading books by noted psychiatrists and looking up internet sites by relationship experts on how to have a happy and fun-filled marriage.
Why would you do this if you already have one you may ask?
The answer is that it's like anything, if I'm not working on it, it could slip into the boring old, "taking each other for granted" rut.
It could fall off the tree and become a rotten,
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 9:17 AM
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
If you live in Rotorua or the Bay of Plenty you could go for a walk to celebrate Spring in the Memorial Peace Garden (Rotorua Tree Trust) on Mokoia Drive.
Take a detour, after days work, before you go home.
It's not going to hurt you to take a half hour out of your day for yourself, it's not a mortal sin.
It's just up the road from the Waiariki Institute of Technology, go on I dare you
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 2:00 PM
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Last week I judged the annual St Mary's Catholic Primary School Poetry Recital.
It was fun, fast and fantastic.
Rapid judging, I hoped I added up the figures correctly.
I'd need to take a calculator next time I think.
I was looking for pupils who had memorised their poems, which is a really hard thing to do.
I was looking for poems that appealed to children because I like
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 5:34 AM
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Princess Alexandra stared out her window to the pond below where her white swan waited for her to feed him every day at exactly the same time.
Bring out your inner princess with this fun-filled class that focuses on using your imagination to weave whimsical fairy tales that will transport you into a world of wonder.
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 5:20 AM