Repeat Fish Collage using Painted Paper

Kids love painting paper. Place a piece of white paper and a few tubs of paint on a table and... View Article


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Watercolor Resist Tropical Fish

Fish are easy to draw and the color opportunity is fantastic. My fifth grade students always do a few watercolor... View Article


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Painted Paper Tropical Birds

 Even though by the end of the year my art room is  overflowing with painted paper scraps, I couldn’t resist... View Article


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Ceramic Fish Art Project

There is nothing more rewarding than manipulating a big slab of clay into a shiny piece of art. Despite ceramics... View Article


Hooray for Fish Art Project

If you haven’t seen Lucy Cousins’ Hooray for Fish! I encourage you to find it at your nearest bookstore. It is filled... View Article


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Giant Squid Art Project

What’s the biggest thing in the ocean? According to the giant squid in Kevin Sherry’s book I’m the Biggest Thing... View Article


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Koi Fish Art Lesson

Koi Fish are a favorite subject of many art teachers for obvious reasons; they’re relatively easy to draw and have... View Article


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Watercolor Clipper Ships Art Lesson

Clipper ships glide over the ocean at top speeds. The tangle of nets, ropes and sails, however, can make drawing... View Article


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Sailboat Monotype Art Lesson

I have an artist friend, Karyn Walsh, who specializes in monotypes. Our kids used to sail together in Santa Barbara... View Article


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