Art is as Natural as Sunshine…

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Art is as Natural as Sunshine and as Vital as Nourishment. -MaryAnn F. Kohl

Art is as natural as sunshine and as vital as nourishment. -MaryAnn F. Kohl
You all know how much I love MaryAnn. She has had a big influence on me and my approach to children's art. The quote above is from my first interview with her in early 2008 and when my blog was still in it's brand new baby phase.

To accompany her quote, I thought I'd share a couple MaryAnn Kohl links today:
  • Eight of her kids' art activity books are now available in eBook format! I bought her Science Arts book a few days ago to use on my iPad and am also seriously considering downloading her Mudworks book, which I've heard good things about. I like how the book looks on a tablet—plus it stays flat while we do a project! The books are PDFs so you could view them on a computer screen as well, but I don't think it would be as easy to use that way. I'd probably either use them on a tablet or buy a print copy.
  • I just signed up for her monthly enewsletter, ArtsyKids NEWS. If you'd like to subscribe as well, here's her sign up form. She's been running a giveaway of one of her books each time she gets an additional 100 subscribers! If you'd like to see a sample, MaryAnn posted her October newsletter issue on her blog.

Thanks to everyone who left lovely comments about autumn in my autumn crafts ebook giveaway! That was a super fun giveaway—and I enjoyed sending copies to the 20 winners! If you didn't win, here is another giveaway for the book:

  • Leslie Harvey from Momma Harvey is offering 4 copies of my ebook, two for the winners and two for their friends. Plus it's her birthday tomorrow, so make sure to say Happy Birthday! 
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  1. says

    Jean, what fun you are! Thank you for spreading the news about my monthly newsletter and monthly giveaway. I’ve already chosen the October winner, but the November one will be chosen by Thanksgiving, so sign up! Also, another book will be given away as I reach the next 100 members, and it’s close right now.
    Knowing you has been a great pleasure in my life.
    Thank you!!