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Introducing color mixing to 5 year olds is always a fun yet challenging process. Proper brush technique: Mr. Paintbrush is the super hero of the art room, he sweeps away Mr. Blob! Use him like a broom. Hold it like a pencil. Mr. Paintbrush doesn’t like his hair messed up. No Sally, we don’t paint … Continue reading
Posted in Collage, Color Theory, K-1 Art Lessons
Tags: Art, art class, Art classroom, Art education, Art Room, Art Teacher, color theory, Elementary Art, elementary art education, elementary art teachers, Elements of Art, Sharpie, Visual Arts
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Art Club has started back up and in full swing! The sign up list only allotted for 30 names, along with a reserve list of another 30 names for replacements when students inevitably drop out, plus the extra added 15 names of kids that still wanted in before I could take the sign up lists … Continue reading
Posted in 2-4 Art Lessons, 5 th Art Lessons, Art History
Tags: Art, Art classroom, Art Club, Art education, Art History, Art Room, Art Teacher, Elementary Art, elementary art education, Visual Arts
Something I like to do in my classes is let the students know that I am in fact an artist as well as their teacher. A few weeks ago I entered a juried art show with the Pearland Art League, and ended up winning best in show!
The winning painting, “Late Night (Burgundy St.)” and Lauren Luna.
Best in Show!
Even made it into the news!
And next week I’ll be commended by our school board! COOL!
Our district is really pushing college interest for our kiddos. I’ve been wanting to introduce my students to my alma mater, The Academy of Art University for some time. For whatever reason, their brochures never made it to me. So I called upon a professor/art collector there, and he was able to ship me out … Continue reading
My principal asked me to come and do a few art classes during the summer, this allowed me to use some of the craft materials willed to me by the last art teacher. So here’s what we made!
Paper Mache cupcakes!
This artist gave his cupcake eyes!
3D Mondrian Sculptures
Keith Haring Bodies
For the back to school bulletin board!
What a summer!
Posted in 2-4 Art Lessons, 5 th Art Lessons, Art History, Art Room Decor, K-1 Art Lessons, Keith Haring, Paper Mache, Sculpture
Tags: Art, art class, Art classroom, Art education, Art Room, Art Teacher, Bulletin board, Elementary Art, elementary art education, elementary art teachers, Keith Haring, Sculpture, Visual Arts
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The beginning of the year bulletin boards and new door decor is up! Silly me for making the door look like a chalk board, and actually using chalk! DUH! Not the smartest thing I’ve ever done. White paint marker to the rescue! I need more wall space!!!
Posted in Art History, Art Room Decor, Keith Haring, Pop Art
Tags: Andy Warhol, Art, Art classroom, Art education, Art History, Art Room, Art Teacher, Artists, Arts, Bulletin board, Elementary Art, elementary art education, elementary art teachers, Keith Haring, Pop art, Poster, Roy Lichtenstein, Visual Arts
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