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John Payne Art Teacher

Another week with mostly wins!

So it has been about two weeks since I posted last and a lot has happened. First I think I had some major losses in discipline and trying to get people to function, focus, and just be willing and ready […]

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New Job 3rd Week

Wow! The Christmas holiday is over and I am starting a new job in Mesquite ISD. I am teaching elementary at two different campuses. However, they are both new buildings with fully stocked art rooms. OK so now I am […]

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Elementary Prep

Well a whole lot has happened since TAEA in November. Finished my Lithography class with 11 pieces. Feeling good about my first run at stones, even did a few multi colored prints. However, the big news is I am back […]

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Busy Week

Well this was a full week.  First of all, I just got back from TAEA (Texas Art Educators Association).  What a great time in Galveston where I learned so much.  Mainly next time I will be presenting and doing the […]

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Another Busy Week

Well, made it another week.  Definitely chocked full of things that needed to get done.  First off, got more involved with the coaching gig.  Getting all the field equipment ready for the Friday home game was very taxing.  I had […]

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This week

So this week started off a little slow.  It’s the first week after my wife’s first chemo treatment. She took off running, even though she was a little down.  So I started working on the Sacred Arrow shirts.  There were […]

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Print day at home

Well after dropping off my daughter and seeing my wife off to work I decided to get a run in and print while I cool off.  So after getting frustrated setting up the studio I decided to an extra mile […]

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Screen set up

I was in my litho class yesterday talking with a fellow artist about screen printing.  He was wondering how I do it at home.  Well I am going to show you.  I use the down and dirty way, or as […]

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Print day!

Starting off early printing the Carrollton Christian Academy shirts for the Athletic Trainers.  After this on to Brookhaven to draw on my Litho stone, Hanging in the print studio stone cold drawing.  Man do I love my studio time.  I […]

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Litho day

So got here early after issuing out football equipment at CCA.  Got my stone cleaned gratted and set.  Now for drawing!

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