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Reply #345 on: May 04, 2018, 12:48:58 AM
My seniors have been working with abstracts recently. 

Oil

Acrylic

We are really having fun with abstracts.

aloha

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Reply #346 on: May 04, 2018, 09:20:09 AM
I love all the smiles  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #347 on: May 04, 2018, 03:16:00 PM
Thanks, Dennis.  Yes, they are a happy bunch.  They love to come to class.

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Reply #348 on: May 04, 2018, 08:44:14 PM
 :clap:  Very cool, Mea. Nice to see your class still going strong  :clap:


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Reply #349 on: May 07, 2018, 01:20:13 PM
So much fun...makes me smile reading through this thread.  Believe me, smiles are hard to come by these days.  So be proud you make them smile Mea.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #350 on: May 07, 2018, 03:41:00 PM
Thanks, Mary Lou and Denise.  Yes, smiles abound.  I am as happy doing it as they are.

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Reply #351 on: May 17, 2018, 11:59:40 PM
Fantastic!!!  :yippee:       :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #352 on: May 24, 2018, 05:43:14 AM
Had a new student join our class today and she shows a lot of promise.  Check out her watercolor freehand work for the first day.  Welcome to the class - LaVerne Kaluhiokalani.


Note the blue practice scratchings in the foreground.  That's my new favorite color - Blue Denim from the Arteza paint company.  Love it.


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Reply #353 on: May 24, 2018, 01:04:50 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Mea, you are one special lady to bring such happiness into the lives of these Seniors. You have given them a joyous outlet which they otherwise would never have had or explored. 


Your new student LaVerne certainly does show a lot of promise and it will be interesting to follow her progress.


Keep up the wonderful work Mea.


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Reply #354 on: May 24, 2018, 03:43:50 PM
Thanks, Patricia.

My kupuna bring me such joy!

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Reply #355 on: June 01, 2018, 06:43:36 PM
 Great teachers always have good students😉! Nice group and authentic smiles, Mea. Congratulations for achieving these precious smiles.
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Reply #356 on: June 01, 2018, 08:11:34 PM
Mea - your senior class postings always make my day!!
Cheers,
Sharon