I wanted my 8th graders to create a dimensional tunnel book based on a favorite story or scene. They began by folding two side panels like an accordion. They added pages, with a 'tunnel' cut into them by gluing into each accordion fold. Many of these were created using watercolor paint, acrylics, or colored pencils. Here are a few examples... [Click on Images to enlarge] The princess and the frog themed NYC themed Abstract (Dali-esque!) inspired Finding Nemo Chip & Dale And the Little…
The Dallas Museum of Art has a wonderful Monet Painting in a beautiful gold frame which inspired me to create this lesson for our Big Art Day which is fast approaching in Texas schools. For our Big Art day this year I have a Theme....Circle Art! Themes are the way to go when organizing events. I love this new lesson that was inspired by one of my favorite artists, and two favorite bloggers: Painted Paper and Cassie Stephen's who also use themes. I ordered the 10 inch cardboard circle rounds…
Claude Monet inspired Water Lilies Art for Kids
Claude Monet inspired art work for kids. A simple paper plate and cupcake liner craft for toddlers or preschoolers exploring famous artists. Perfect for a Summer or pond project.
Blank Faces Template (SB1359)
Use these A4-size printable blank faces for templates for collage, or as laminated whiteboards where children can draw emotions with drywipe pens.
Art with Mrs. French - Art with Mrs. French
These last few weeks three of our classes have been exploring the work of Vincent Van Gogh, an artist most children really enjoy. I think his bold brush strokes and gorgeous colors attract them to his paintings
Keith Haring, the Olympics and Mondrian
What do these three entities have in common? Well, last week 5th graders used the positions that Olympic athletes might assume to create a Haring-like figure. They used pipe cleaners and card stock shapes to form a figure showing MOVEMENT. They quickly drew a contour line around their figure and drew lines to segment that figure into a minimum of 12 sections and cut out the piece. This drawing was done on white card stock. I used Mondrian's Compositon A to illustrate how artists think about…
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