Amy Bauer's Art

What do you need to entertain children for a couple of hours? Pipe cleaners and scissors. That is all I brought to the Mar Vista Farmer’s Market to use for craft making at the reDiscover Center‘s booth in December. That and my fantastic assistant Richard Heaven. The both of us entertained and encouraged children of all ages to create their own holiday decorations out of pipe cleaners.

Here are some fun images from the day.

Candy CanesPipe Cleaner BraceletsBracelet makingPipe Cleaner HatDecoration makingSnowman makingInstructionPipe Cleaner GlassesPipe Cleaner Fun

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This is what my wonderful fiancé did today

Amy Bauer's Art

September 7, 2014 was a fun day at the Mar Vista Farmer’s Market. Children who stopped by played with stamps and markers. One made a birthday card for a friend, another a card for their mother and the rest created 8 1/2″ by 11″ master pieces that they proudly showed to their parents. I had with me supplies from reDiscover Center. A tin of ink pads, markers, colorful paper and a plethora of stamps. Everyone (included the table-cloth & myself) was covered in ink and full of smiles.

Hard at workStamping awayPushing with mightAdding to the stamps with makersPressing with head and handsFinished masterpieceLovely workHard at workBeautiful workDrawing and explainingHearts galoreTwo-toned bats with heartsHiding behind the artSmall artistCompleted masterpieceGreat work

I have a super fun recycling project for October. Perfect for Halloween!

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Amy Bauer's Art

I taught Artist Trading Cards for Trade School Los Angeles at reDiscover Center on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The turn out was small, but huge in rewards. A neighbor was a student, along with Richard Heaven and Mary Beth Trautwein, Director of reDiscover Center. We talked about all sorts of events in the area along with creating ATCs. Trading was done at the end and fun was had.

Richard Heaven creatingMary Beth creating ATCsRo hard at workRichard HeavenTeacherRoRo having funHoliday ATCsRichard Heaven's ATCsRo's ATCsGroup shot of ATCs

Photos by Amy Bauer and Richard Heaven

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It was a wonderful break
Thank you to all who joined in
And to Lisa and Ceylan

Amy Bauer's Art

Friday, September 5 was Art Break Day. Various locations around the world celebrated by holding their own Art Break Day with free activities and supplies for whomever wanted to join in. I was lucky enough to stop by the event in Venice, CA where I got to meet Lisa Rasmussen and Ceylan Hulya of Art 4 All People. Such lovely women and such a lovely idea. Lisa is one of the co-founders of Art Break Day.

They had art supplies for drawing and painting and an inspirational point for those looking for inspiration. Wish day. There was even a board to write your wishes down on. You can view images from the event on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/amybauerdesigns.

Here is what I drew:

Art Break Day 2014

Photo by Richard Heaven

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