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




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


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


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


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


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


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


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