Double Doodle Art
Double doodle art is fun, relaxing, and a great way to exercise the brain as it uses both sides of the brain simultaneously. Here's how, plus some examples. #drawings #kidsart #kidsactivities #artsandcrafts #artforkids
reggie laurent "shapely" abstractions
Reggie Laurent is a modern art painter who lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area. He often works on black canvas, painting his organic shapes and squiggles first in white and then covering them in colored acrylic. My fifth graders have viewed the work of Reggie Laurent, and while they would LOVE to emulate his stule of acrylic-on-canvas, it just isn't in our budget! SOOOO, we did the next best thing: cut paper on black. Students used paper from the scrap box and glued it onto a sheet of 12x18…
This jack-o-lantern lesson can be used with any grade level and the results are so much fun. The students really got into thinking about what types of shapes they could cut-out to make the most interesting jack-o-lanterns. We discussed positive and negative space, symmetry, and reversed images. First, we started with the orange paper, folded it and drew only half of a pumpkin, added the features and cut them out (while the paper was still folded). Next, the students cut all of the pieces of…
1st Grade Rainbow Order Snails - ROY G BIV
1st graders sang the song about our good friend, Mr. ROY G BIV. They learned that his names stands for the color order! Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet! We looked at why rainbow is important for color mixing and color families on the color wheel!
5th Grade Number Project...
This project is inspired by the work of the famous artist Jasper Johns... Title: 0-9 Date created: 1961 I found these number stencils at Scrap RVA in Richmond, Virginia. Scrap RVA is an arts and craft recycle store...and it is awesome! I teach Scrappy Creatures and Japanese Stab Binding at Scrap RVA. If you are ever in the Richmond area you must add it to your do-to-list. You can buy a set of these graphic number stencils on Amazon, just click on the link below... You will also need a circle…
Index Card A Day Project
Index Card a Day Project - mixed media, sketchbook drawings, art journal project - patterns and drawings created on index cards, one a day for 61 days! Challenge hosted by Daisy Yellow Art
Beautiful Bows!!! Drawing Project
Middle or High School Drawing project! Focus on Value and Contrast - this is a Beginner Drawing lesson meant to follow White Colored Pencil Sphere Lesson (also in TPT shop) - Great skill builder! Follow our classroom Instagram @mrs_tfox for daily classroom happenings in our IG Story! Happy Teaching! :) tiff
Flextangle STEAM Art Project: Fusing Math and Art
Flextangle STEAM Art Project: Fusing Math and Art. Hexaflexagon, Color Schemes & Zentangle Patterns, Middle School & High School Art STEAM Lesson
Drawing Negative Space!
This lesson is a fun and creative method for teaching the important drawing skill negative space! Students create a 6x9 composition adding their own original spin in the surrounding negative space! Perfect for middle or high schools students! More student work may be viewed on our classroom Instagram @mrs_tfox - Happy Teaching!