5 Tips for Making Vibrant Paint Colors

Do you ever wonder why some art projects look so vibrant? Perhaps you wondered what brand of paint results in such rich colors? What... View Article

“Petunia” Painting Project for Kids

“PETUNIA” PAINTING PROJECT FOR KIDS Incorporating literature into art projects remains my favorite type of lesson.  Last year, I introduced... View Article



5 Painting Tips for the Young Artist

5 Tips for Painting with Kids You’ve all seen the amazing art projects on art teacher blogs and Pinterest. Inspiration... View Article

Jellyfish 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




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

The Great Wave Art Lesson Plan & Video

Inspired by the book “The Great Wave: A Children’s Book Inspired by Hokusai” by Véronique Massenot and Bruno Pilorget and the... View Article




Art Tip Video: Smoothing Technique

  If you teach painting to kids, you know that one of the most difficult things to do is to... 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




3 Techniques to Try with Tempera Paint

When it comes to painting techniques, most of us think about using watercolor paints. There is just so much you can... View Article