Van Gogh is one of the Greatest Art Masters of all time. His art is iconic and recognized by most. He... View Article
By the time I was in seventh grade, I abandoned the frontal portrait view in favor of a ¾ view.... View Article
Van Gogh’s “Wheat Fields with Cypresses” is one of my favorite paintings. There is a distinct separation between the foreground,... View Article
Van Gogh’s famous Sunflower series is one of the most recognizable art subjects in a classroom. My students enjoyed the... View Article
Three colorful art lessons for grades K-4 that feature three popular art movements: Expressionism, Impressionism and Cubism. Inspired by Van Gogh's Wheat fields and Cypresses, Picasso's cubism and Claude Monet's Tulip Fields in Holland, children draw and paint colorful works of art. This 23 page booklet offers three coloring pages and one drawing guide, full-color photo-tutorials and student galleries. Take a peek inside this lesson PDF https://d3ndagut9sanks.cloudfront.net/2018-D/VID-Mar/Fun+With+Art+Movements.mp4
Modern Masters introduces children to the wonderful world of Van Gogh, Cézanne, Chagall and Matisse. Using famous paintings to understand the artist's styles, children reproduce their own paintings. These lessons are classic examples of how mixing art history with simple techniques can create the most beautiful works of art that every parent will want to frame! This booklet features two techniques that are an art teacher's best friend: double-loading painting technique and creating value with chalk pastel. Both techniques feature full photo-tutorials.
Neil and I recently moved to a new home in Santa Barbara. I noticed about a month ago that bright... View Article