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Updates from Drawing on Earth

Hello everyone, wow, times sure are interesting. Drawing on Earth's main focus has been going into elementary schools and chalk drawing on the playgrounds with all the kids. Last 2 years we have been working close to 30 elementary schools (approx. 15,000 kids) with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District (San Francisco Bay Area, California) through a grant from the MDUSD Education Foundation. Times have changed. At least for now, 650 kids on the playground sharing chalk, running around, drawing, drawing on each other - is a thing of the past. We'll just see what happens. In the mean time since we are based in creativity we'll just create some other ways of sharing the goodness of the [...]

Creative Challenge – Make Earth Day Art 2020

A Creative Challenge for You!  Make Art for EARTH DAY, April 22 (50th year anniversary) "We are All in this Together" Connecting to the Species who Share Our Planet A collaborative project with the Oakland Zoo, Drawing on Earth, and Mark Lewis Wagner   Drawing On Earth has been chalk drawing at the Oakland Zoo on EARTH DAY for years. This year Founder and Director of Drawing on Earth, Mark Lewis Wagner will be creating a solo off-site chalk drawing for Earth Day, April 22, 2020. The Oakland Zoo an DoE are inviting everyone to join in and make some Art for Earth Day, pencil and paper, computer, paint, a dance, poem, draw in the dirt, a song, [...]

COLOR WHEEL MEDICINE CARDS

Hi Everyone, Creative Blessings to each and everyone of you in these crazy and stressful times. Drawing on Earth extends it's inspiration and support to all the kids, teachers, parents, adults, elders now. Mark Lewis Wagner is the Founder and Director of DoE, he is teaching 3 college art classes (painting, drawing, color) that are all moving online. Mark has always wanted to have an art teaching channel so here we go. Just beginning to organize what we have done over the years and beginning to generate new material now. YouTube - Mark Lewis Wagner  Here is a Color Wheel Medicine Card painting project for anyone interested. It's designed for my beginning college classes but anyone can try [...]

Chalk

Our fundraiser went way better than expected - thank you everyone! Awesome... we'll buy some chalk. We get our chalk from Koss International (213-383-2474.) We buy the set of 24 soft pastels, and then break each piece in 1/2 so there is more to go around. Ever wonder what 16,000 pieces of chalk looks like? Well... We also use chalk by Eternity Arts. These chalk are larger and more expensive, I save them for me and the larger areas. This is what they look like being made. They also sell bricks of chalk which are just crazy. You should see the kids go crazy when they see them. I also just use them for larger areas. Photo [...]

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