LuciaArts is Changing

  LuciaArts is in transition.  After eleven years of teaching arts to elementary ages,  I have decided it is time for a change.  I am grateful for all the people, kids, parents and volunteers who have participated.  I was devoted to teaching and cherish the artwork that was created during classes and camps.  Thank you…

Greeting Cards

This is a collection of original watercolor paintings by Lucia Burgess that have been printed for greeting cards ©2022. Many of the subjects are from the Pacific Northwest and Bellingham Washington. They have been for sale at Hair Art Studio and the Sunnyland Stomp in Bellingham. Feel free to contact me if you are interested…

Drawing and Painting Emotions

  Here is an activity for ages 5 and up. You will need:Water proof pen, crayons or oil pastels, watercolor paint, paint brush, thick paper( preferably watercolor paper), small container of water( for wetting brush and maybe a rag to dab it on).    This can also be modified to use any materials you have…

Kindergarten Artwork

Kindergarten Artwork

In the six years I have been teaching art, I have been greatly impressed by the artwork of my youngest students.  I appreciate their honest expressiveness and natural sense of design and believe they have something to teach us about creating art free from expectations about what things are “supposed” to look like.  I have…

Teaching Arts

In the words of Yogi Bhajan, “If you want to master something, teach it”  The idea of “if you want to learn something, teach it” resonates with me in teaching art to children, because teaching is part of my own training as an artist. The ongoing process of learning is pivotal in my work. I…