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
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
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
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.
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
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?