Category: Uncategorized

Website Updated – FINALLY!

It’s About Time… I’ve been so busy with so many other art ventures that I have neglected my own public face on the web – my website! Part of the reason for this is that I had huge aspirations for how I wanted to design it and lay everything out. Those plans would have been Read More

The Leader in Me

The 7 Habits? I was first introduced to the 7 Habits many years ago, when I was attending a Financial Peace University class at my local church, but at that time I was more focused on getting my family budget in order than I was on analyzing every detail of my everyday actions. When my workplace, Heritage Read More

YouTube – Mr. New’s Art Class

Mr. New is a YouTuber Welcome to Mr. New’s Art Class; it’s wonderful to see all of your smiling faces today! That’s the tagline I use when my classes begin, so I may as well carry it over to my new YouTube channel, Mr. New’s Art Class. Over the past few months, I have begun preparing Read More

2016 Summer Mural at Heritage

Encouraging Patriotism Students attending Heritage Elementary School now have a new landmark to spark their creativity – and their patriotism. This summer (2016), muralist Noel Newquist was tasked with creating an image that would express a love of country and appreciation for those who serve. Residing in the center stairway of the school, this 200+ sq. Read More

Heritage Beautification Project Continues

Choosing a Theme When the second grade teachers at Heritage Elementary School started concocting a plan for beautifying the student restroom in their hallway, they asked the students to vote on their favorite books to use as inspiration for the new artwork. The winning selection: the Magic Tree House series, by Mary Pope Osborne. Making Read More

Heritage Art Room Gets New Paint Job

The color wheel is one of the most important tools that artists use to aid in the decision-making process. So, when I began plans for painting my art classroom, I naturally looked here first. What would be the perfect color or group of colors? Read More