Crazy Cats-> Complete!

2nd graders spent this week carefully completing their Laurel Burch inspired cats. I had one little boy ask me, “Mrs. Heinlein, since Laurel Burch sometimes made cats fly in her paintings, can I make my cat crazy too and give him red eyeballs?” The answer: Yes!

We discussed the importance of taking  your time as you finish a project. Kids sometimes see the finish line and like to rush, but in art it really pays off to finish slow and steady. I asked 2nd graders to make sure their pastels were blended in neatly and to outline their cats with black or white pastel, to make them pop out.

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Of course, these young artists loved showing off their finished cats!

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Some were VERY enthusiastic about their masterpieces….. 🙂

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I filled the front office with as many cats as I could! Come check them out:)

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-Mrs. Heinlein

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