Blossoming Artists

Teaching students an appreciation for the arts through art history and art making.

I am a licensed art teacher with 7 years experience teaching children of all ages. I have been teaching in the public school system since my career began, but have decided to begin classes for homeschooled children in order to be able to stay home with my own little ones. I believe that all children should have the opportunity to learn about various methods of art making. My classes include art history, with various artists and cultures being introduced, a variety of mediums, and the basic elements and principles of design. Do not expect basic crafts from this class! Projects will start with the introduction of artworks from a particular artist or culture, then students will emulate their work with a creative twist. Class times are Tuesdays (grades 1-3) and Wednesdays (grades 4-6) from 1-2pm. Stay tuned to see the finished products!!

Mission: My mission is to bring an appreciation of the arts to my student population. Students will be exposed to various artists, cultures, techniques, and design elements and principles in order to create unique pieces of art in various mediums.

One of my online high school students completed this charcoal drawing. Didn’t she do a beautiful job?!! 😍

3 of my student’s works placed for fair! Didn’t they do a great job?!!

Marc Chagall inspired drawings and the last few sunflowers from the k-3 class!

Here are some Roy Lichtenstein inspired Pop Art paintings from the 4-8 class!

Two brothers with their finished work. Didn’t they do a great job?!

Now registering for Fall II session! Please visit for more information or to enroll!

Some of the k-3 Abstract Sunflowers are done! More to come soon!

[08/30/19]   Fall session starts September 9th! I hope you can join us!

Now registering for the Fall I session of Blossoming Artists classes! I offer both live online and in person classes. Classes start the week of September 9th. For more information please visit

Assessments — Blossoming Artists

It’s assessment time again!! For those of you in Ohio, I offer end of the year assessments! I am currently scheduling for the entire summer! The new law changes require your NOI to be filed within a week of school starting in your district, so assessments will need to be completed by that time! I offer online assessments through email, Facebook messenger, FaceTime, and Google Hangouts. I also offer in person assessments in the Columbus area during park days or individually scheduled at my home. I am also unschooled friendly. 🙂
The park days are as follows:
June 10th - Hilliard Municipal Park
June 19th - Slate Run Park
June 25th - Whetstone Park
July 1st - Granville Park
July 11th - Victory Park (Pickerington)
July 22nd - Coffman Park

If you would like to schedule an assessment please either message me, or visit Assessments are $40/ 1 child, $65/2 children, and $80/3 or more. I am licensed to complete assessments for homeschoolers in Ohio. I am available to complete assessments either in person, at my Gahanna area home, or online using a variety of methods. Please see the “what to expect” and “how to ...

Here are some drawings one of my online high school students completed this session. Didn’t she do a great job?!

A yummy way to teach value!

[04/18/19]   Spring session starts next week! Register today at!

Wednesday 4-8 class finished up their Claire West inspired landscapes! They worked very hard on these and learned a new technique using chalk like paint!

One of my online artists from my K-3 class created this abstract piece for our last class of the session! He did a great job!

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There is an animal lover in my drawing class!

K-3 is finishing up their Charlie Harper collages!

Now registering for the Spring session of Blossoming Artists classes! I offer both in person and online options! Classes for grades K-8 are art history based. Online classes are taught live so that all participants can interact with one another and students can get feedback and help from the instructor as they work! If you would like to join us please visit for more information or to enroll!

Now registering for the Spring session of Blossoming Artists classes! If you would like to join us please visit for more information or to enroll!

Blossoming ArtistsHomeschool Art Lessons

Winter II session starts in 6 days! If you would like to join us you can register at! Online homeschool art lessons and assessments.

Now registering for the Winter II session of classes! Please visit for more information or to register. Hope you can join us!

[01/04/19]   Classes start back up next week!! If you are planning to enroll, please let me know because I will be closing a few classes out on Saturday if enrollment doesn’t increase. 🙂

[01/01/19]   Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. Don’t forget classes start on Monday!

Here are a few of the paper mosaics from my 4-8 in person class

A little delayed, but here are some of the Egyptian collars my K-3 in person students created!

Now registering for Winter 1 session! I’ve opened up more online classes to help eliminate the winter drive for some. All classes are taught using a live feed so we can all interact with one another. Please visit for more information or to register!

Here are some of the beautiful Georgia O’Keefe inspired chalk drawings from my online 4-8 class.

One of my online k-3 Student’s African Art piece. We were inspired by artwork from the Senufo and Yoruba tribes. She did a great job!

[10/27/18]   Last call for registrations and payments! Please let me know if you would like to join us!

Please don’t forget that Fall II session starts next week! Go to for more information or to sign up!

Here are a few samples of our Shape robots in the k-3 class. They learned color theory, mixing colors from the primary colors, the difference between shape and form, and much more!

Here are a few of our Romare Bearden inspired paintings! More to come soon!

Now registering for Fall II! Classes begin October 29th! I offer both in person and live online classes. Please visit for more information or to register!

For anyone in the Atlanta area: I am at the Southeast Homeschool Expo this weekend. Booth 408. Drop by and see me!

[06/14/18]   To all my Ohio clients: I still have a few openings for my park day assessments this Friday, June 15th at Slate Run and next Thursday, June 21st at Highbanks Metropark. If you are interested in taking one of those spots, pelase let me know ASAP. :)

Here are some of the abstract sculptures that my 4-8 students completed!


For those interested: my in person high school art class summer session begins next week! Class dates are June 11th & 25th and July 2nd, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 3:30-4:30. It is a 6 week session for $70. You will need to provide supplies but students can choose to do drawing or painting. For more information please visit Homeschool online and in person art classes.

I almost forgot to post the beautiful artwork my 4-8 students finished last week! They learned about Paul Cezanne and created chalk stillife drawings!

After a lot of hard work, one of my 9-12 students completed her first portrait painting. It looks great!

One of my online 9-12 students sent me picture of her first jabbed pieces we have worked on.

The spring session starts in 2 weeks! Don’t miss out! Please visit for more information or to register!

4-8 in person completed their animal face collages. Backgrounds inspired by Jackson Pollock’s action paintings!

Here are some samples from the online 4-8 Audubon inspired underwater “discoveries”!

K-3 finished their zentangle line drawings!

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