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

Giraffes Can’t Dance Art Lesson

Who says giraffes can’t dance? According to my first grade students, they not only dance, but sway, gyrate and hip-hop.... View Article




How to Draw a Lion: Collage Art Project

Learning how to draw a lion as well as other African animals is very rewarding for kids. Their distinctive shapes... View Article

How to Draw & Paint a Bouquet of Flowers

HOW TO DRAW & PAINT A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS Learning how to draw flowers is a must in any art... View Article



Easy Watercolor Process Lesson

EASY WATERCOLOR PROCESS LESSON Honestly. It’s like the kids have never seen this before. The ooh’s and ahhh’s that result... 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

Springtime with the Masters Art Lesson Packet

SPRINGTIME WITH THE MASTERS ART LESSON PACKET According to my 2015 Readers Survey, many of you need simple, easy lessons that... View Article

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2

As much as I love creating a big mess with paint, I wasn’t inspired to create a Jackson Paint Like... View Article




Colorful Painted Owl Art Project

I’ve been playing around with this painted owl art lesson for a while now. I created this free owl drawing guide... View Article