Winter Skaters Art Project

Last year I came across the most beautiful winter art scene from this artist’s gallery . It reminded me of... View Article

Chalk Flowers Art Project – 2 Ways

Chalk is an underused art medium. Too dusty. Too messy. High maintenance. And spraying? Forget it. I say ignore the bad rap and... View Article

Jelly Fish Art project

One of the prettiest projects my third graders created this year happened during the very last days of school. I get rather... View Article




Picasso’s Le Coq Pastel Project

The inventory situation in my art room has reached a critical point. I have depleted my black oil pastels, white... View Article




Lincoln Portraits Art Project

If you are looking for a great story to read to your students, Abe Lincoln’s Dream by Lane Smith combines corny jokes,... View Article

Henri Matisse Purple Robe Mixed-Media

Henri Matisse may be best known for his colorful cut-outs, but I love his paintings. Purple Robe with Anemones is... View Article




Chengdu: Panda Bear Art Project

I received this book in the mail a few months ago and as soon as I opened up the package and saw... View Article

Fruit Study Art Lesson

Need a lesson where each component takes less than 15 minutes? Consider adding a mixed-media still life study to your... View Article



To Spray or Not To Spray…

Chalk pastels are one of my favorite products to use in the art room. They allow a child to lay... View Article