Still working on the same project. I'll be introducing some new photo projects. Taking photos of small people. I bought them originally on Amazon, but they were really small so pay attention to the ratio size. I ended up going to Hobby Lobby so I could see them. Then they will also work on product … Continue reading Graphic Design wk 8
I think every art teacher has a version of this lesson. I got mine from when I student taught. My cooperative teacher did this with 1st grade. It's too much fun with boogie woogie music, NYC, primary colors, and Piet Mondrain. I have a slide show that we watch and move around the room … Continue reading Broadway Boogie Woogie
Picture book inspired mask lesson. Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear? By Bill Martin and illustrations by Eric Carle. The masks are made from construction paper, paper plates, and crayons. We make lions, tigers, bears oh my!
Surrealism and Magritte's False Eye are a great combination for an intro for 3rd. We talked about neutral colors and surrealism art movement. What are the parts of the eye: sclera, pupil, iris, eyelid. Students often get hung up on having that perfect circle so I had them use a CD to trace the inside … Continue reading False Mirror Surrealism
Shaving cream and watercolors is how these night skies where made. It's a easy monoprint process of painting on the shaving cream and pressing down with a sheet of paper. The results are different and amazing each time. I got this lesson from the Incredible ART Dept.
This lesson came from Arts and Activities. My second graders really enjoy creating all kinds of variations on these aliens. I have them fold a sheet of construction paper in half. Then draw half their alien away from the fold. Kids will often draw their alien along the side that opens … Continue reading Symmetrical Aliens 2nd Grade