Hands Past and Future: Mixed Media Art Project

Students used memories from their past and hopes for their future to create art with meaning. The goal was for them to create two distinct pieces of art using a range of mixed media techniques and materials while maintaining their artistic voice.

Watercolor Technique Landscapes

These watercolor landscapes for kids are a great way for students to learn about watercolor techniques in a fun, exciting lesson that is easy for beginning artists to create a successful painting. 

Romero Britto Dogs

Explore color theory, patterns, repetition, rhythm and unity as well as learn about Pop Art and Romero Britto.

Crayon Wax Batik Fall Leaves Art Lesson

This is such a fun and easy lesson for students to learn about warm and cool colors and the process of Batik. The final result is quite amazing considering they are created using only crayons and white copy paper!

Radial Dot Paintings

Create a radial symmetry design then use color mixing to create a color plan, transfer their design to final canvas/paper and create unity through the use of color and design.

Pop-Up Butterfly Activity

As an art teacher, there is always a balancing act between making quality art materials and making art accessible and easy for classroom teachers to use in their classrooms. We all know how much classroom teachers have on their plates these days, making it easier for them to integrate art into their curricula is important and vital in our schools and for our children.

Oil Pastel Animals

With these oil pastel animals I wanted the students to learn about the golden ratio in their compositions, how to draw on an enlarged grid and how to blend colors to create value.

Art Sub Binder and Lessons

We all know how it feels to wake up in the morning and be sick. But as a teacher when you wake up and unexpectedly feel sick it can mean disaster. Not with this Sub Binder in your classroom!

Charley Harper Animals

Challenge students to think creatively! In my beginning art class we re-created an animal of our choice using rulers, protractors and compasses.

Decorative Line Animals

Talk about a great way to introduce Acrylic paint to students! This lesson teaches students about the creative process, color, line, rhythm and unity.

Illuminated Letters

This illuminated letter lesson is a great way to teach about the principles of emphasis, balance, unity and the element of space in art.