Black Lines on Black Paper
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Giacometti Drawing
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  Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) was a Swiss sculptor, famous for his strangely elongated human forms. I’ve discovered that drawing these figures with glue is both easy, AND the perfect medium to match … Read More

Glue and Color Sticks
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This simple abstract landscape was drawn with glue on black card stock paper, and later colored in with Crayola Color Sticks. MATERIALS Black card stock paper White glue Crayola Color Sticks   … Read More

Art Projects for Kids