Angie Nelson

Head Doodlebug

This program helps a young artist create, explore and learn all about great artists.

We walk through time in the history of the artists by looking at and discussing their artwork, learning to express what the young artists see, feel, and experience with the masterpieces. Each student creates an art piece with similar techniques or styles in a medium of the artist so they walk away with a beautiful piece of artwork and some tidbit of history!

I am a big advocate that art can never be wrong, one of my sayings when I hear a child say "I made a mistake Ms.Angie" I turn to them and say "Then let's turn it into a masterpiece"!  Art should be fun, exciting, a new adventure and that's what I bring!

I also am certified as a Paraprofessional for HAB/Respite which means I love working with children! Wanna see proof, read my reviews !!

If your interested in getting together take a look at the calendar, book a class and let's get creating! If you have a question please feel to reach out and call me 602-620-7356 or email me at angie@doodlebug.club and let's start creating our own masterpieces!

We love Angie and her gift of teaching about such beautiful art, the technique and the story about each artist...she makes it so much fun for not only my 6 year old, but so fun for me to watch!! Each piece my daughter completes carries so much meaning because of the thoughtfulness behind each piece, so we’ve created a wall of her art pieces. I learned about Doodlebug Club when I saw our friends kids drawings at their home, I was impressed by the skill and attention to detail and asked about how they know how about the detail, and that’s when I was introduced to Doodlebug Club!!!! 5 stars for one and one and awesome for groups of artists! Highly recommended!!

Danijela Sutton

Mom of 1/Realtor

This is an amazing class! It’s like art history combined with art! It’s great for kindergarteners and up! Kids learn the most interesting and important facts about an artist to start each class! Angie teaches this as if she were talking about a friend of hers; she’s got great enthusiasm, and it gets the kids excited about each artist! The students learn about the artist's style, then they construct a masterpiece using that artist's style! Angie is an awesome teacher! She is great with kids! I like that she tells them to turn their mistakes into masterpieces. I also like that she uses technology to show samples of the artist's work and pictures of the artist. Parents listening can learn a LOT right along with their kids! But if you forget, don’t worry, Angie glues a paper to the back of each project that summarizes the lesson! I never had such high-quality art instruction throughout my entire K-12 public school career! In fact, my undergrad and graduate college courses didn’t compare with Doodlebugs regarding the combination of quality, entertainment factor, and hands-on experience! I think you have to experience it to understand how great it is! It’s not just an art class! My kindergartener loves it! :)

Jennifer Johnson

Mom of 2/Teacher

When I decided to homeschool my son I was worried about providing him with a quality art program. The classical school he had attended had an excellent art program and I knew it would be hard for me to duplicate. Angie's art classes far exceed the classes he attended in school. Doodlebug Club provides quality art education in every way. He is not only learning about the many different techniques used in creating art but also about the unique stories of the great artists throughout history. He has absolutely loved every class and eagerly awaits each one. I can relax about this part of my son's education and know that he is in good hands with Miss Angie.

Katie O'Neal

Mom

We use Angie for privates. I don't even know where to begin with this review. Angie has helped our child discover something in himself that he's extremely proud of. She really made the effort to understand his personality from the very beginning. She also makes adjustments for him without ever taking them personally. While most people think an educator would never take something personally, a special needs kid can really push anyone's limits, but not Angie's. I can't say enough about the joy she's brought to my little guy. If you're wondering about whether or not to use her services, you can stop right now. Go for it. It's a decision you certainly will not regret.

Yvette Johnson

Author/Speaker/Mom of 2

"I get real art experience. Miss Angie is SO fun!" (Megan, age 10)Honestly, I was a little worried at first because my daughter has learning disabilities. However, she retains so much information from each class, stays focused throughout, and leaves with so much excitement about the following week...I wish I had signed her up sooner! Miss Angie is a wonderful teacher and her passion for art shines through each student.

Lynn Schiller

Mom

Angie does a fantastic job. She loves art and she's remarkable in her ability to be flexible in how she teaches it. If my son has difficulty with a project, Angie calmly looks for another approach. She's really great at being flexible to meet his needs--it's not about rigidly getting through her plans for the class, but about helping him succeed in creating art. Her art history and project lessons are first-rate, and when my son needed something more adapted, Angie has been willing to meet his needs. (An extra bonus for me has been that I can better enjoy art when I have the opportunity to visit museums!) Her skill with kids with extra challenges is always evident. She's the calm, wise teacher every parent hopes will come into their child's life!

Kathy Boltz

Mom/Phd Cancer Research

This is an amazing art program. Angie comes prepared with an outstanding detailed curriculum. All the supplies needed for the project. All you do is show up with a willingness to learn. What a great program. My 5 kids love it!

Katherine Spurling

Mom of 6

We are now on series 4 of Ms. Angie's Doodlebug Club art classes, and my son LOVES them. Ms. Angie is very talented at bringing the artists to life and really helping the kids to get a sense of what life was like during the artists' time, what inspired them, and how they grew as artists. She not only has a talent for engaging the students but also has a talent for meeting the students where they are at and helping them to stretch their own self-limits. My son loves art but prefers straight lines and shapes. Ms. Angie has been able to help him stretch out of his comfort zone, and I've seen her do the same for other kids as well. She has a true gift. I love our wall of art that is filled with my son's Doodlebug Club art pieces.

Tanya Lamb

Mom of 1

Angie is amazing. We just finished our first session with her teaching our homeschool group of 11 kids. She somehow holds their attention the entire time and it is truly a joy watching them learn and be creative. She puts so much energy and creativity into her teaching. I can't wait to book her again in the future. Thanks, Angie.

Christine Burleson-Larrabee

Mom of 3/Realtor

Miss Angie does a phenomenal job at teaching & engaging the kids in our weekly art class! It's very evident that she LOVES what she does, and that the kids love her. I never imagined that learning the history of art along with doing the project piece would be such fun, but she has a way of keeping their interest and helping them create masterpieces!!! Thank you, Angie, for being so amazing!!! One less homeschool subject I have to worry about!!!

Tara Bright

Mom of 4

Very impressed! Angie is very engaging, enthusiastic, quick to know each student well, and super accommodating. My kids were exposed to a variety of artistic mediums, artists in history, analytical techniques, and they love to talk endlessly about the stories behind each featured artist. Signed up for another session!

Breanna Pettigrew

Mom of 5

We made an excellent decision taking Miss Angie's Doodlebug Club art classes on famous painters! Let me share how Doodlebug Club has changed our lives. My daughters are 4 and 6 years old. The oldest one has shown an above-average interest in art so we gave her art classes for her birthday. I wasn't sure if our 4-year-old was mature enough for the class. But Miss Angie was patient and enthusiastic. I was blown away by her presentation of the artists, her ability to draw out attention to detail from my girls, and how skilled she is in teaching children. But what I did not expect was how much I would learn about teaching my own children from Miss Angie. She is extremely flexible, encouraging and supportive. And because of her influence, our whole family now spends our quality time drawing together and we even make games similar to Pictionary every single evening. I have never had the artistic ability but suddenly I am drawing like an amateur artist. I'm amazed that she even pulled a new love and appreciation for art out of ME! My daughters talk about her classes every week to whomever they meet because they love her so much. Her prices are more than fair and she offers a flexible schedule. We can't wait for her summer camp!

Tajsha Navarro

Mom of 4

My girls (ages 10 & 12) have been so blessed by these excellent homeschool art classes. The information and excitement that the girls bring home each week have been invaluable. The artwork they bring home in their portfolios is beautiful. Their interest in art has been sparked even more than before. They have begun to dig their art supplies at home and continue to explore the different styles of art on their own. Thank you, Angie!!! You are amazing!

Jasmine Adam

Mom of 3

Angie is an extraordinary teacher! She is also a wonderful guide for those learning art. I highly recommend these high-quality classes!!

Danielle Zilly

Mom of 2

Angie is one of a kind person. Sweet, Kind, caring, and loves ART and KIDS!!! She taught this program at her children's elementary school. Your kids will love learning not only about how to do art but about the Artist themselves!!! It's a wonderful adventure to open the minds of our children through the Arts!!! I highly recommend Angie and Doodlebug Club!!!

Nancy Rosen Bogardus

Teacher
Absolutely! This program covers the basic principles of Design. Balance, Contrast, Emphasis, Movement, Pattern, Rhythm, Unity.
I encourage them to do so. This program is a K-8th grade however I even have High Schoolers attend, Every child is at a different level, so I work with each child at their own pace. Within each lesson, they are broken down into K-3 grade and 4th-12th, everyone's child is at a different level and I adjust to that student needs
When I travel to your home, if you are the hostess, you would be responsible for gathering the class of up to 10 students and tables and chairs, that is it! I bring the rest, all art mediums, art lessons, and travel and even the table cloths are included in your price, which breaks down to $9.70 per child per class.
Each class session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. But I know that sometimes the artists need a little bit more time, I get it! It takes time for masterpieces to be created! There are 36 artists to be covered we can meet on your schedule:1 time a week, 2 times a week, once a month, biweekly or even privates at my home.
No worries I will make time with you for a  makeup session!
Absolutely! Money-back guarantee, that is how strongly I feel about getting what you want!"

Angie Nelson

Head Doodlebug

About Me

This program helps a young artist create, explore and learn all about great artists.

We walk through time in the history of the artists by looking at and discussing their artwork, learning to express what the young artists see, feel, and experience with the masterpieces. Each student creates an art piece with similar techniques or styles in a medium of the artist so they walk away with a beautiful piece of artwork and some tidbit of history!

I am a big advocate that art can never be wrong, one of my sayings when I hear a child say "I made a mistake Ms.Angie" I turn to them and say "Then let's turn it into a masterpiece"!  Art should be fun, exciting, a new adventure and that's what I bring!

I also am certified as a Paraprofessional for HAB/Respite which means I love working with children! Wanna see proof, read my reviews !!

If your interested in getting together take a look at the calendar, book a class and let's get creating! If you have a question please feel to reach out and call me 602-620-7356 or email me at angie@doodlebug.club and let's start creating our own masterpieces!

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Testimonials

We love Angie and her gift of teaching about such beautiful art, the technique and the story about each artist...she makes it so much fun for not only my 6 year old, but so fun for me to watch!! Each piece my daughter completes carries so much meaning because of the thoughtfulness behind each piece, so we’ve created a wall of her art pieces. I learned about Doodlebug Club when I saw our friends kids drawings at their home, I was impressed by the skill and attention to detail and asked about how they know how about the detail, and that’s when I was introduced to Doodlebug Club!!!! 5 stars for one and one and awesome for groups of artists! Highly recommended!!

Danijela Sutton

Mom of 1/Realtor

This is an amazing class! It’s like art history combined with art! It’s great for kindergarteners and up! Kids learn the most interesting and important facts about an artist to start each class! Angie teaches this as if she were talking about a friend of hers; she’s got great enthusiasm, and it gets the kids excited about each artist! The students learn about the artist's style, then they construct a masterpiece using that artist's style! Angie is an awesome teacher! She is great with kids! I like that she tells them to turn their mistakes into masterpieces. I also like that she uses technology to show samples of the artist's work and pictures of the artist. Parents listening can learn a LOT right along with their kids! But if you forget, don’t worry, Angie glues a paper to the back of each project that summarizes the lesson! I never had such high-quality art instruction throughout my entire K-12 public school career! In fact, my undergrad and graduate college courses didn’t compare with Doodlebugs regarding the combination of quality, entertainment factor, and hands-on experience! I think you have to experience it to understand how great it is! It’s not just an art class! My kindergartener loves it! :)

Jennifer Johnson

Mom of 2/Teacher

When I decided to homeschool my son I was worried about providing him with a quality art program. The classical school he had attended had an excellent art program and I knew it would be hard for me to duplicate. Angie's art classes far exceed the classes he attended in school. Doodlebug Club provides quality art education in every way. He is not only learning about the many different techniques used in creating art but also about the unique stories of the great artists throughout history. He has absolutely loved every class and eagerly awaits each one. I can relax about this part of my son's education and know that he is in good hands with Miss Angie.

Katie O'Neal

Mom

We use Angie for privates. I don't even know where to begin with this review. Angie has helped our child discover something in himself that he's extremely proud of. She really made the effort to understand his personality from the very beginning. She also makes adjustments for him without ever taking them personally. While most people think an educator would never take something personally, a special needs kid can really push anyone's limits, but not Angie's. I can't say enough about the joy she's brought to my little guy. If you're wondering about whether or not to use her services, you can stop right now. Go for it. It's a decision you certainly will not regret.

Yvette Johnson

Author/Speaker/Mom of 2

"I get real art experience. Miss Angie is SO fun!" (Megan, age 10)Honestly, I was a little worried at first because my daughter has learning disabilities. However, she retains so much information from each class, stays focused throughout, and leaves with so much excitement about the following week...I wish I had signed her up sooner! Miss Angie is a wonderful teacher and her passion for art shines through each student.

Lynn Schiller

Mom

Angie does a fantastic job. She loves art and she's remarkable in her ability to be flexible in how she teaches it. If my son has difficulty with a project, Angie calmly looks for another approach. She's really great at being flexible to meet his needs--it's not about rigidly getting through her plans for the class, but about helping him succeed in creating art. Her art history and project lessons are first-rate, and when my son needed something more adapted, Angie has been willing to meet his needs. (An extra bonus for me has been that I can better enjoy art when I have the opportunity to visit museums!) Her skill with kids with extra challenges is always evident. She's the calm, wise teacher every parent hopes will come into their child's life!

Kathy Boltz

Mom/Phd Cancer Research

This is an amazing art program. Angie comes prepared with an outstanding detailed curriculum. All the supplies needed for the project. All you do is show up with a willingness to learn. What a great program. My 5 kids love it!

Katherine Spurling

Mom of 6

We are now on series 4 of Ms. Angie's Doodlebug Club art classes, and my son LOVES them. Ms. Angie is very talented at bringing the artists to life and really helping the kids to get a sense of what life was like during the artists' time, what inspired them, and how they grew as artists. She not only has a talent for engaging the students but also has a talent for meeting the students where they are at and helping them to stretch their own self-limits. My son loves art but prefers straight lines and shapes. Ms. Angie has been able to help him stretch out of his comfort zone, and I've seen her do the same for other kids as well. She has a true gift. I love our wall of art that is filled with my son's Doodlebug Club art pieces.

Tanya Lamb

Mom of 1

Angie is amazing. We just finished our first session with her teaching our homeschool group of 11 kids. She somehow holds their attention the entire time and it is truly a joy watching them learn and be creative. She puts so much energy and creativity into her teaching. I can't wait to book her again in the future. Thanks, Angie.

Christine Burleson-Larrabee

Mom of 3/Realtor

Miss Angie does a phenomenal job at teaching & engaging the kids in our weekly art class! It's very evident that she LOVES what she does, and that the kids love her. I never imagined that learning the history of art along with doing the project piece would be such fun, but she has a way of keeping their interest and helping them create masterpieces!!! Thank you, Angie, for being so amazing!!! One less homeschool subject I have to worry about!!!

Tara Bright

Mom of 4

Very impressed! Angie is very engaging, enthusiastic, quick to know each student well, and super accommodating. My kids were exposed to a variety of artistic mediums, artists in history, analytical techniques, and they love to talk endlessly about the stories behind each featured artist. Signed up for another session!

Breanna Pettigrew

Mom of 5

We made an excellent decision taking Miss Angie's Doodlebug Club art classes on famous painters! Let me share how Doodlebug Club has changed our lives. My daughters are 4 and 6 years old. The oldest one has shown an above-average interest in art so we gave her art classes for her birthday. I wasn't sure if our 4-year-old was mature enough for the class. But Miss Angie was patient and enthusiastic. I was blown away by her presentation of the artists, her ability to draw out attention to detail from my girls, and how skilled she is in teaching children. But what I did not expect was how much I would learn about teaching my own children from Miss Angie. She is extremely flexible, encouraging and supportive. And because of her influence, our whole family now spends our quality time drawing together and we even make games similar to Pictionary every single evening. I have never had the artistic ability but suddenly I am drawing like an amateur artist. I'm amazed that she even pulled a new love and appreciation for art out of ME! My daughters talk about her classes every week to whomever they meet because they love her so much. Her prices are more than fair and she offers a flexible schedule. We can't wait for her summer camp!

Tajsha Navarro

Mom of 4

My girls (ages 10 & 12) have been so blessed by these excellent homeschool art classes. The information and excitement that the girls bring home each week have been invaluable. The artwork they bring home in their portfolios is beautiful. Their interest in art has been sparked even more than before. They have begun to dig their art supplies at home and continue to explore the different styles of art on their own. Thank you, Angie!!! You are amazing!

Jasmine Adam

Mom of 3

Angie is an extraordinary teacher! She is also a wonderful guide for those learning art. I highly recommend these high-quality classes!!

Danielle Zilly

Mom of 2

Angie is one of a kind person. Sweet, Kind, caring, and loves ART and KIDS!!! She taught this program at her children's elementary school. Your kids will love learning not only about how to do art but about the Artist themselves!!! It's a wonderful adventure to open the minds of our children through the Arts!!! I highly recommend Angie and Doodlebug Club!!!

Nancy Rosen Bogardus

Teacher

FAQ

Absolutely! This program covers the basic principles of Design. Balance, Contrast, Emphasis, Movement, Pattern, Rhythm, Unity.
I encourage them to do so. This program is a K-8th grade however I even have High Schoolers attend, Every child is at a different level, so I work with each child at their own pace. Within each lesson, they are broken down into K-3 grade and 4th-12th, everyone's child is at a different level and I adjust to that student needs
When I travel to your home, if you are the hostess, you would be responsible for gathering the class of up to 10 students and tables and chairs, that is it! I bring the rest, all art mediums, art lessons, and travel and even the table cloths are included in your price, which breaks down to $9.70 per child per class.
Each class session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. But I know that sometimes the artists need a little bit more time, I get it! It takes time for masterpieces to be created! There are 36 artists to be covered we can meet on your schedule:1 time a week, 2 times a week, once a month, biweekly or even privates at my home.
No worries I will make time with you for a  makeup session!
Absolutely! Money-back guarantee, that is how strongly I feel about getting what you want!"