Palette Art Classroom Management Point System
Classroom management in "specials" classrooms looks different than the traditional classroom. The class palettes art classroom management system is a 5 point-based system loosely based on the book “Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE … Continue reading →
Art Report Card Comments
Do you struggle with what to write in report card comments for art? I do-big time! So, I have compiled a list of report card comments for art to help us all out! The comments are broken down into categories: Behavior, Work Habits, Studio Strengths & Sum-Up Sentences … Continue reading →
Teaching observational drawing skills to high school students is a VITAL part of any art curriculum! I am always looking for new interesting and challenging objects for them to draw! Over the last couple of years I have been collecting glass light bulbs, specially clear ones, for the project … Continue reading →
Parrot Color Contrast Watercolor Lesson
We piggy-backed this parrot color contrast lesson with our Iguana Color Contrast and Texture Lesson. This was a great reinforcement to the learning that had just taken place and the results were fantastic!
Supplies: Crayola 16 Semi-Moist Oval Pans … Continue reading →
Simple is Often the Best Solution
Problem: Need a platform that can hold a small still life as well as cut out visual background "noise" so students can focus on the objects while drawing from direct observation.
Solution: Easy DIY Folder Background for Small Still Life Drawings
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Handmade journals and sketchbook are a thing of beauty! There is nothing like a hand-crafted journal to inspire every creative person. Writers, artists, designers, travelers and poets want nothing more than special place to capture their thoughts, ideas, dreams, goals, and memories. For the … Continue reading →