How to Teach CONTRAST & EMPHASIS

The fourth tutorial in our Series CONNECTING WITH THE ELEMENTS- How to teach the Elements & Principles of Art, is CONTRAST... View Article


How to Teach Line & Pattern

Team Sparkle recently introduced a new art curriculum within The Sparklers’ Club membership. It’s a complete art curriculum for elementary... View Article


How to use Chalk Pastels in the Artroom

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


What to Do with Leftover Paint

It’s that time of year. Decision time. Toss or save? What to do with all that left-over paper, paint, broken crayons... View Article


Watercolor Tulips Art Project

When you’re looking for a quick art lesson to do in one art session that requires just a few supplies... View Article


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Keith Haring Action Figures

Keith Haring is known for his bold, graphic style of art. He was born in a small town in Pennsylvania... View Article


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Large Scale Tropical Flowers & Leaves

Last summer, I hosted a workshop in Santa Barbara. The event center was rather bland and barren, so my team... View Article


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Spring Daffodil Art Project

Neil and I recently moved to a new home in Santa Barbara. I noticed about a month ago that bright... View Article


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Spring Bunny Art project

When I was a young artist, my favorite art activity was drawing fashion figures with a water-soluble black marker. Brushing... View Article


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