October Art Projects & DSS News
After bouncing around some ideas with an awesome PTA mom (Yes, that’s you, Kimm!), Deep Space Sparkle will be unveiling a new art curriculum for school art docents, home-school parents and PTA programs. Next Spring, the site will offer grade-level art enrichment units that will feature videos & powerpoint presentations for the kids (not the teacher), handouts and lesson tutorials all based on projects my amazing group of students have completed. In addition, non-artsy parents and volunteers can enroll in my new “Art School”. Details on both projects will be released later this winter. Can you tell I’m excited! This is an awesome creative challenge for me and I hope you will all benefit from it.
Beyond the Basics e-course
So, something has to give. Next week (Monday, October 14th) will be my last involved session of Beyond the Basics e-course. Instead, the course will be offered as self-guided course in February 2014. Same course, just minus the forum, homework, prizes and interaction from me.
There are a few seats left for next week’s class. Join me and art teachers from around the world as we delve deeper into some super creative, yet easy art projects, that will check off all your art standards. You can register here.
Autumn Art Projects
My Kinders are learning how to mix primary colors, how to paint with black paint and discovering the colors of Autumn. Tutorials for these cute pumpkins and artsy leaves will be on the site next week, so check back! My fifth graders are working on a unit by Canadian artist, Emily Carr and my sixth graders finished an amazing Keith Haring project and are now onto drawing African Animals.
What are you working on?