Mixing Colors for a Fall Leaf
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There is no digital replacement for mixing colors for a fall leaf painting, and I was reminded again how much … Read More

How to Paint a Pumpkin
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Here is a look at my how to paint a pumpkin instructions, if you’d like a peek at one of … Read More

Halloween Boxes with Sharpies
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My favorite part of these little Halloween boxes is the color combination. I love the soft orange and matte black … Read More

Witch Hat Scratch Art
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I love how this witch hat scratch art pushes students to color heavily. It takes two coats of coloring to … Read More

Paint A Crankenstein
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To learn how to paint a Crankenstein, you must first read Samantha Berger’s book on how you might spot such … Read More

Drawing Witch Feet
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I found this drawing witch feet idea in some stock art Halloween illustrations. It offers colorful seasonal fun, and some … Read More

How to Draw a Haunted House
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When students learn how to draw a haunted house, they can practice their architectural drawing while changing just a few … Read More

Halloween Cat Painting
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This Halloween cat painting has a pretty high cute factor, and is easy to draw too. It is also very … Read More

Draw a Bat, and the Perfect Book
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My first graders were shown how to draw a bat, but only after learning some more about them in this … Read More

Tree Silhouette Art
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This tree silhouette art is a multimedia project using chalk pastel and tempera cake paint. Each media does what they … Read More

Day of the Dead Sharpie Art
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To make some super Day of the Dead Sharpie art, try coloring on aluminum foil. Besides the fact that that … Read More

Draw a Cat Face
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In my search for some new art ideas, I found an extreme close up of a black cat face that … Read More

Draw a Vampire Bat
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You can draw a Vampire bat without it being scary. In fact, they can be downright funny like this guy. … Read More

Mayflower Ship Craft Project
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You can learn how to make a Mayflower Ship craft project, using just a few inexpensive craft supplies and a … Read More

Bat Painting, Silhouettes on Coffee Filters
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A fun way to make a bat painting as the permanent marker makes it easy to draw and color, and … Read More

Transparent Line Art Leaves
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These line art leaves are a great project when studying the elements of art, specifically the power of lines. An … Read More

Student Chalk Pastel Apples
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A quick look at how some of my 4th graders made their apple drawings last week. I love how the … Read More

Batik Pumpkin Art
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This batik pumpkin art is meant to imitate the real thing, a resist-dyeing process that originated in Indonesia. Children can … Read More

Draw a Fall Tree
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To learn how to draw a fall tree, try thinking of it as a series of branches, and not just … Read More

Fall Leaf Sharpie Art
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You just can’t beat the color and precision you get when you make fall leaf Sharpie art with the new … Read More

How to Draw An Apple, and Shade it Like a Pro
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If you want to learn how to draw an apple, you don’t have to settle for just a flat shape. … Read More

Terra Cotta Ceramic Owl Project
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I tried this ceramic owl project out this week, and loved the simplicity of it. I have learned that children … Read More

Fall Tree Art Collage
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If you’ve every tried painting on a paper towel, and enjoyed the way the color just soaks in, then you … Read More

How to Draw a Fox Face
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My How to Draw a Fox Face tutorial will help students fill their page with a large, symmetrical face, that … Read More

How to Draw a Pumpkin
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There are many “How to Draw a Pumpkin” tutorials out there. This is my take on what I would share … Read More

Fall Festival Art
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If you need some inexpensive fall festival art, it doesn’t get much cheaper than this. Just rolls of paper, thick … Read More

Maple Leaf Drawing, Kandinsky Style
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Here’s a maple leaf drawing idea that uses colors, Kandinsky-style. Kandinsky was one of the first artists to make abstract … Read More

Draw a Scarecrow Face
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Here’s a fun way to draw a scarecrow, and it’s easy enough for even most kinders. I highly recommend printing … Read More

Batik Pumpkin Art
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This batik pumpkin art is meant to imitate the real thing, a resist-dyeing process that originated in Indonesia. Children can … Read More