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After drooling over Alisa Burke’s pumpkins this season I decided it was time to make my own. I thought it would be a fun Saturday mornin...
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This visual journal page is one of those quirky, fun pages that I love falling back on when inspiration just doesn’t seem to hit. I have...
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Every two years my school hosts a large gala as a school fundraiser. The silent auction is a huge part of that and every gala the art departme...
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Looking at this visual journal page immediately takes me back to my commute to my first job. My first art position was at a high school outsid...
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This visual journal page is about the day my husband buried his wedding ring. I have heard many ways people have lost their wedding rings. Lea...
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I have been visual journaling for the past 8 years primarily for myself and my students. But, and a couple of weeks ago I packed up one of my ...
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Abstract art is one of my favorite types of art and it’s an art form that I always include in my high school art curriculum. It can be h...
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This visual journal page reflects my attempt to enjoy a beautiful spring day. My former classroom was large with a lot of windows and natural ...
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Before I was a Panetta I was a Ward. For 23 years I had a simple, four letter, easy to pronounce last name. There was never any confusion or s...
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A little over a year ago we handed over another room of our tiny 1400 square foot house to our little boy and it all started with a teepee. Wh...
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So far, my best friends have been made in high school and in college. These are the people I know will be in my lives forever, the ones my kid...
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This year is the first year Cooper gets to celebrate Valentine’s day at school. Last year, as a one year old, he was a little too young ...
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