Spooky Tree Kandinsky Inspired Circle Art
'Spooky Tree Kandinsky Inspired Circle Art', adds a Halloween twist to Kandinsky's Concentric Circles. A fun colour-mixing art project for kids.
Color Wheel Perspective
Objective: Students will create a color wheel using one point perspective, accurate color placement and value CA Art Standards 1.1 Identify and use the principles of design to discuss, analyze, and write about visual aspects in the environment and in works of art, including their own. 2.1 Solve a visual arts problem that involves the effective use of the elements of art and the principles of design. 2.2 Prepare a portfolio of original two-and three-dimensional works of art that reflects…
Watercolor Birch Trees Lesson | Deep Space Sparkle
This popular watercolor birch trees art lessons is a fun way to tie in the winter holidays with your students art. With simple supplies of tape, salt, and
Metal Tooling Using Visual Texture
Create a repousse art project using 5 unique visual textures, arranging elements in either a static or dynamic composition for maximum impact. This art lesson takes two 40 minute periods. | Glitter Meets Glue Designs
This is a recent project from 1st grade. We started the lesson by watching several youtube short biography video's and montage clips on Matisse. I love doing these Matisse cutouts, because it challenges them to use their cutting skills. You can really get an idea of the students motor skills and hand-eye coordination. We talked about some of the types of cutouts Matisse did, like the starburst, splash, spirals, zigzags and wavy lines. Students kept both positive and negative cutouts and…
Chalk Pastel Poppies Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe
Kids will be inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe and her beautiful flower paintings to create these gorgeous chalk pastel poppies! This art project also makes a perfect Remembrance Day craft idea. #projectswithkids #chalkpastels #kidsart #georgiaokeeffe #remembrancedaycrafts
Alter(ed) Ego, 6th Grade
In 6th grade, we talked about how colors can evoke emotions. For example, red can mean love or anger. The students took self portraits with ...
Famous Artist Busts in Sculpey- A 7th grade L.A./Art History/Scupture project
7th grade Language Arts and Art class worked together this quarter to study Art History through research papers (for Ms. Wright's Language Art class), Rhetoric (presenting their findings in a powerpoint in Ms. Avery's class) and sculpting. Each student started with an armature made only of laundry detergent caps (for the base), toilet paper rolls (for the neck) and Easter eggs (for the head). They then used Sculpey (a colored, plastic-like clay) to sculpt their busts of their famous artist…
Warm & Cool Trees
This project was inspired by a photo I found on pinterest. Initially it was a dead-end photo but the artist reached out to me and so now I know who this awesome piece of art belongs to and she even…
7th grade owl drawings
I gave students 4 pictures of owls printed on a single sheet of paper in black and white. We made 3x3 inch view finders with construction paper and cropped in to one view of an owl eye. They made 3 thumbnail sketches and the students chose their favorite one. Drawing were scaled up on 9X9 brown bogus paper and shaded with black and white colored pencil and a pop of eye color.
Fauvism clot color mood art project
Fauvism and color mood art lesson. Fauvism is a fun art history lesson to teach. It's intense colors are perfect for teaching color mood.
7th Grade ART- Painting with Oil Pastels
Hiding Amidst the Reeds Maria B. Davis 2006 Was searching through Pinterest, of course, and came upon this delightful piece of art by Maria B. Davis. I loved it so much, and thought it was a wonderful segue into our value study with color. So, I used it as our inspiration... After great examination of the Elements of Art: line, color theory, value, and form, students created a unique abstract artwork consisting of loopy, curvy, organic lines that extend off the page, repeat, overlap and…