Monthly Archives: September 2016

5 min sketch: wearable felt

We can use the laser cutter for wood… but also plastic and felt.  More options!

Crowns, necklaces, masks, etc….

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Art Show Poster Options

Try these for inspiration:


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  • Your own artist inspiration
  • Your own creative design

5 min sketch: Hanging Mobile Themes

  • Above a crib/other… what do you want to see that you don’t currently in most kids rooms?
  • Consider the top – how will you hang it?


Play Poster – As You Like It

  • Begin by researching online.  What is As You Like It about?
  • Sketch some ideas in your sketchbook
  • Check out Pinterest inspiration… and elsewhere.

From Mr. Minigan:

Here are the details as I know them now (with the text as preferred):
The Weston High Theater Company presents
William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy
As You Like It
Nov 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 pm
Weston High Auditorium
$5 students/military/seniors, $10 all others
Opening night free for Weston students
781 786-5980 for information
I don’t have the ticket link info yet–we’re switching online sales to a company Case House wants us to work with…
The play is about gender & power (the main character Rosalind spends most of the play passing as male), and about the power of nature–and women–to solve the problems of a screwed up patriarchy.
This is a geeky summary of just plot:
This is more about the imagery/meaning/big ideas:

Sketchbook Peel + Doodle

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Spray Paint Sketchbook Covers

Now we can tell them apart!

Somehow add your name and block (right away, or eventually)… and make it all original to YOU (so you can find it!)

Requirements:  In the end, have your name legibly to the spine & use all CMYK colors.


5 min sketch: kid comb (laser option)

Make it more kid-friendly!  Make it look like something?  Cool handle?  Fun shape?