This is going to be a relatively short post for me this week. Due to some technical difficulties, the other posts I have been working on haven’t been saving correctly and not posting in full. So, I want to shift my focus real quick.
GO TO AN ART FESTIVAL NOW!
Continue reading Visit an Outdoor Art Festival
Back in High School, I took as many Art classes as I could. It was in a small school so I really had the same Art class each semester for four years. I took it upon myself to try a variety of things over the years, but one of my favorite parts of class was the yearly trip to the Sheldon Art Museum in Lincoln, NE.
Continue reading You Really Should Visit An Art Gallery…..Heres Why
As I begin my 9th year as a High School Art Teacher, I took some time to look back at all of the experiences I have had along the way. I am starting this year at my 4th different school district and my 4th different classroom. I have started unpacking the boxes and the distracted reminiscing that comes with finding old documents and old projects. Although that part is fun, it doesn’t really help me get a good start at my new school.
Continue reading Seven Things I Have Learned as an Art Teacher
Now that Heather has had a chance to introduce herself, I will take a swing at it. I am Aaron, the “Captain” part of Captain Wells. The origins of that nickname is a long (and old) story that I’m not sure many people remember at this point. Though there are a significant number of people from college who don’t know my actual name, and just knew me as Captain.
Continue reading Artist in the Making
“Creativity is making mistakes, Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ~Scott Adams
Welcome to the art blog of Captain Wells Studios. This blog and corresponding web page is designed as a sounding board for all things art and art-related. Continue reading Welcome