Glow Painting! 1. Carefully pop off the back of a Sharpie accents highlighter using a knife. Yellow or green works best. 2. Pull out the innards, and cut the plastic. Be careful, it's messy! 3. Put it in half a plastic cup of water. 4. Turn on the blacklight, turn off the lights, and give those kids some white paper!
Tar Roofing Paper — Suzan Shutan Installation Artist
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This would be a great project (watercolor techniques) for high school students and then sell them to make money for art club, field trips or donate to a local museum. ---watercolor calendar by Flora Douville
Super-delicious papier-mache ice cream cones!!!
My three sweet DragonWing Arts students, two 4th graders and a 3rd grader, have just completed their totally awesome papier-mache ice cream cones! I fell in love with this project when I did it with my 4th graders while I was still teaching, because it was the fastest papier-mache project ever, and it made absolutely everybody happy. Click HERE to see a post of all those completed 4th grade cones, and HERE and HERE to see them in progress. So here's the process: First, you need a cone shape…
In the Art Room: Crayon and Pencil Sculptures
Because I'm a clay-loving art teacher with clay-loving students, I don't often venture down Papier Mache Avenue for sculpture projects. However, I knew I wanted my students to create giant-size art supplies for their fourth grade legacy. The only problem was, I knew they'd love their pencils and crayons so much that they'd wanna take it home. So my compromise was that they make one big one for the school (details on that in the near future) and one for themselves! And I'm totally smitten…
Dogs, Color Wheels, and a fun jewelry idea!!
I hope all of the moms out there had a Happy Mother's Day!!! This little guy was my very special Mother's Day gift from my family! His name is Chico because he's very small. He's an "otter" colored Netherland Dwarf and will be making a visit to the art room soon I'm sure! Ok this is a super fun EASY project that my friend did that is so cool!! 1. glue 25 pieces of colored construction paper together 2. let dry over night 3. sand the front and the back until all the layers are visible 4…