I'm sure you'll all be glad to know that despite my advanced age I'm still able to type :)
Thank you so much for all the lovely birthday wishes and cards and special pictures and banners... ooh, in case you didn't see the banner I'll put it here!
|isn't this awesome? it even has Phyllis! with chocolate!|
banner created by the amazing and talented Julie Rowan-Zoch
And now, I have something special for you!
|Fun creativity projects for kids! Click HERE|
Ryan says, "I wanted to let you know about a fun, art education email program I have created called Siasstudios.com.
I love drawing with kids and letting them finish my drawings. They come up with wild and crazy ideas which make me laugh. So I started this for all my nieces and nephews who live in other cities, and now have opened it up to the world!
|Here's an example of one of Ryan's free art projects|
My goal with Sias Studios is to foster creative development in children by giving them 100% free weekly art projects that engage their creativity. The projects have imaginative coloring pages, zany story prompts, unique drawing lessons, and wacky characters. All of my material is silly and fun, which I believe creates positive art experiences."
|And here is how one child finished it!|
|Here is another project...|
Here's a link to a whole page of waffle fun CLICK HERE!
And here is a fun drawing lesson:)
I hope you'll all take a moment to check out Ryan's offerings and pass the word along to friends, family, your children's teachers... anyone you think might be interested! Ryan has a great sense of what appeals to young artists and his drawings and activities are always fun!
And now, for today's Short & Sweet, one of Ryan's prompts!
|badge created by the lovely and talented Loni Edwards|
Take a look at that fierce viking aboard his dragon boat and write the first sentence (or 3 :)) of a story in the comment section below!
Here's my example:)
"Faster! Faster!" cried Shigvid, doing a small jig of rage on his ship's bow. "Brunhilda cannot get away with this!"
I hope you'll all get a chance to hop over to Ryan's place, and I hope you'll enjoy the prompt! I look forward to reading your story openings! And thank you all again for all the lovely birthday presents and wishes - you are the best! :)