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

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

Degas Dancer Art Lesson

I’ve always been partial to drawing the human form. In fact, I really don’t think I’ve ever had any interest... View Article

Chalk Pastel & Tempera Paint Portraits for Kinders

I use one of three techniques for drawing portraits in Kindergarten. They are: using templates, drawing the face with the... View Article


Arlo Needs Glasses Art Lesson

Arlo Needs Glasses by Barney Saltzberg is about as cute as you can get when it comes to interactive picture books.... View Article

Paper Owl Art Project

This colorful owl is a great lesson for those times when you need a quiet art activity. Tearing and gluing... View Article


Diego Rivera’s Mother’s Helper Art Lesson

Diego Rivera is one of the most famous painters in the twentieth century. After studying in Spain and France, he... View Article


Modigliani Portraits in Chalk pastel

Modigliani portraits have become an art room staple, thanks in no small part to Kathy over at Art Project for... View Article


The Primary Portrait Project: Chalk Pastel

This is part two of my quest for determining the best medium for primary portraits. Last week my first grade... View Article