Paul Klee Line Drawing
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I made a “How to Draw like Paul Klee” tutorial to guide students in a continuous line drawing that would … Read More

Creative Writing Portraits
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I found an amazing artist and illustrator, Nate Williams, who has a very childlike style that I think students will … Read More

New Elements of Art Template
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I plan to continue with my Recycled Art Journal format for grades 2 – 4 this fall. A post over … Read More

Shapes into Forms
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Students used a hexagon template to start their drawings of cubes. Adding a in and out string made the drawing … Read More

Jamie’s Giacometti Drawing
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Here’s one of my favorite Giacometti Project drawings by a young 3rd grader named Jamie. While most other students opted … Read More

Divide a CD into 6 Sections
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I have a few tips to help students divide a CD into six sections. They involve a bit of “eyeball” … Read More

CD Color Wheel
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I may try this extended color wheel with some of my older students this fall, specifically those that are working … Read More

Picasso Journal Page
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Picasso’s Blue Period paintings are great for seeing the emotional power of color. This project also asks students to draw … Read More

René Magritte Journal Page
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René Magritte was a surrealism artist, famous for a number of paintings that challenge how we see things. You can … Read More

A Negative Space Exercise
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I wanted to mix things up for my students this week, so I had them just focus on the background … Read More

Matisse Art Journal Page
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Did you know that Matisse and Picasso were good friends before they became rivals? That must have made for interesting … Read More

Robert Indiana Art Journal Page
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This Robert Indiana LOVE Letter project provides good dimensional drawing practice, and makes a nice Valentine card too. Robert Indiana … Read More

Delaunay Art Journal Page
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I love the work of Sonia Delaunay, not only for her colorful abstract circles, but also for her groundbreaking life … Read More