While I’m on the subject of gushing over student’s art, here’s another one from an older boy, a 3rd grader named Aduna. This was a simple color lesson (warm oil … Read More
M.C. Escher’s art continues to amaze people all over the world. His many nature-themed tessellations are both lovely and brilliant.I found the repeating pattern in Escher’s Lizard Tessellation, and thought … Read More
Layering oil pastels to make smooth gradations takes practice. This project will let students do just that. 1. Starting with a square paper, students draw a large heart in the middle, and then … Read More
You can find some beautiful illuminated letters at clipartETC.com. I’ve used them to create this template for a hand colored Christmas card. 1. Print on 8.5×11 card or cover stock in the landscape orientation. … Read More
After many experiments, here’s how my students are finishing their popsicle snowflakes this week. Turns out that tempera paint was too see through, white acrylic paint showed missing glitter, but … Read More
Students can practice their symmetrical drawing while drawing Santa Claus. I recommend having them start by folding their paper to match my dashed lines, it really helps with proportion.
This would make a cute addition to any Thanksgiving table. The new multi-color pipecleaners from Creatology really make the project. You can get all these supplies at your neighborhood craft … Read More