Calder Circus Car

Alexander Calder was born in Philadelphia in 1898. Calder is most famous for inventing the MOBILE which is a balanced sculpture that... View Article


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How to Draw & Paint a Turkey

Need a quick and easy 40-minute art lesson for your Kinders or first grade class? For the last day of my Fall... View Article


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Contour Cat Watercolor Project

The complementary colors of orange and blue are everywhere this fall season. And why not showcase these happy colors with a... View Article


60

Min

Sketchbook Project #8: Animal Eyes

The Sketchbook Project is a record of how my sixth grade students used sketchbooks during their art class to record art information and create... View Article


Sketchbook Project #7: Farm Animals

The Sketchbook Project is a record of how my sixth grade students used sketchbooks during their art class to record art information and create... View Article


“Petunia” Painting Project for Kids

Incorporating literature into art projects remains my favorite type of lesson.  Last year, I introduced Petunia to my third grade students. Using a painting... View Article


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Abstract Moose Winter Art Project

During my visit to Alaska in 2014, I scoured books stores and art galleries looking for an artist who captured... View Article


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Creating Value: Laurel Burch Cats

These black and white cats inspired by artist, Laurel Burch, start with a simple line drawing in oil pastel and... View Article


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How to Paint without Paint

What? Paint without paint? Yes. It can be done with a most humble product: water-soluble oil pastel. Faber-Castell makes a wonderful... View Article