Prints of Watercolors of local scenes for sale
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size: 8″ X 10″ matted – $25
Silver Lake I
Silver Lake II
Silver Lake III
Upper Village, Croton on Hudson
Croton River I
Croton River II
Croton River III
Croton River IV
Scenes from NYC
Third- and fourth-grade students at Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School in Croton-on-Hudson got their hands dirty as they worked with local artist Joe Mullins on art printing projects.
Third-graders were introduced to nature printing, a technique that uses the surface of a natural object, like a leaf, to produce a print. They learned art printing was developed in the Middle Ages to help record medicinal plants. The project followed students’ study of plant cycles at Bear Mountain, where they observed and identified various trees and plants.
Fourth-grade students tried their hands at “gyotaku,” an art form that involves making prints of fish using a paint and rubbing technique. The work with fish tied into the students’ study of the Hudson River, including the specific species of fish native to the Hudson.
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The results of both projects were colorful, textured and detailed prints that students can display at school and at home. Mullins’ visits were funded by the PTA.
Photos courtesy of the Croton-Harmon School District:
(Images 1 and 2): Artist Joe Mullins (right) worked with Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School third-grade students to create leaf prints using local plants.
(Image 3): Croton-on-Hudson Joe Mullins visited Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School, where he taught fourth-grade students how to create prints of fish from the Hudson River using “gyotaku,” a Japanese paint and rubbing technique.
Went to ski but brought my supplies along. I would like to say I stayed on the slopes till 4PM but that was hardly the case. On a few afternoons I was able to paint outside with just a sweater at 2PM. Yes when the east coast was in a deep freeze I was applying sunscreen.
Hope you enjoy the work. All art is for sale. Please inquire if interested.
I’ll be doing fish printing, open to the public at the locations & times below.
All are welcome to create their own Gyotaku fish rubbing
April 26, 2014
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Vassello Park, Croton on Hudson NY
May 17, 2014
12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
31 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
June 29, 2014
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Zoo
614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310