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I did paint two butterflies. I tried to create an Eric Carle butterfly. I wasn’t sure about the color scheme. Oh I kept erasing in hopes of drawing the right butterfly.

I just kept looking at it and the more I did, the more I could see the blending was all wrong. Did I mess up the color scheme?

What is the point of this butterfly again?

Oh yeah …its place is at the end of the poem and book. With the following word…

GO!

Spread your wings and fly with all the confidence in the world. Know that you’ll make mistakes and there will be mean hawks who want to eat you, beware and all the more reason to fly GO LIVE YOUR STORY…

Why not use both butterflies? YES…

Oh my goodness, if I could sum up the experience I’ve had with my art students it’s this! Watching them paint with laughter, amazement, and curiosity was amazing.

Yes, indeed it is a world full of possibilities!

Eric Carle Collage Art

It’s amazing what a group of students can do with a little water, paper, watercolor paint and a paint brush.

First step is to create awesome textures…

Mission accomplished!

I ‘ll never forget the lessons I learned. The biggest is that painting, creating and encouraging others to embrace their masterpiece is… my world.

Live your story is all about embracing your style, tapping into that artist within. AND that’s what painting with these kids has been about.

I sure do feel like anything is possible…