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If you have ever tried to make glue drawings for chalk pastel or color stick art, but didn’t love the way the glue dried? Drawing with white glue, letting it dry, and … Read More

Maple Leaf Drawing

There’s nothing prettier than a colorful maple leaf, but who needs lots of xeroxed copies that all exactly match each other? Learn how to draw your own with my tutorial and you … Read More

Simple Drawing Project

If you want to have your students concentrate on their coloring skills, it helps to start with a simple drawing project. Here are four easy images to work with, a house, flower, … Read More

Paul Klee Line Drawing

I made a “How to Draw like Paul Klee” tutorial to guide students in a continuous line drawing that would look a lot like Klee’s famous painting. This drawing is made by … Read More

Cat in the Hat Template

Here is a blank hat template to help celebrate Dr. Seuss’ upcoming birthday. I once used it as an art history lesson by reviewing a couple of famous artists (Matisse, Picasso, Van … Read More

Jamie’s Giacometti Drawing

Here’s one of my favorite Giacometti Project drawings by a young 3rd grader named Jamie. While most other students opted for one or two color backgrounds, she colored hers in a crazy-quilt … Read More

Art Projects for Kids