Creative Shapes Drawing Exercises Volume 1 and 2!
Here is a video of exercise #7:
Creativity is an art skill that we ALL have and it needs to be challenged and developed just like drawing or painting skills. Exercising your creativity will make a better artist and an excellent problem solver. … Continue reading →
My grandfather was a stained glass artist in his retirement and I have fond memories of being with him in his studio. The medium of stained glass takes great skill, planning, and precision. I have the utmost respect for stained glass artists!
Many of you know I teach a private Christian school … Continue reading →
We just wrapped up another great year of after school art! This is a tuition-based class that I teach outside of school hours. The projects below are from my fall & winter sessions from 2017-18. To read more about starting an after school art class and get free resources click here. For the … Continue reading →
Clay Slab Castle with Moat & Glass Beads
I am the kind of person that will try something until I get it right. Last year I did the clay castle project with my 5th graders. Because of many factors the project had little success. First of all, we made the project too big which made storing it … Continue reading →
Kids work at different speeds-some are fast, some are slow. We must be proactive and provide engaging and enriching activities for students to do when they have finished projects. A few years ago, I made one central location for early finisher activities. Students know that when … Continue reading →
Adding Family Art Night
This year, in addition to our annual Art Festival (PreK-12 Art show & competition), I decided to add a Family Art Night. My goal was to increase attendance and promote our art department with engaging art activities. Mission Success! We provided 11 art stations that … Continue reading →