Kinder & 1st mosaics

The littlest artists in our school first went out side and looked at the mosaic that the Art Club and I made a few years back. And I explained that mosaics were made of a bunch of little pieces of material that all together made a much bigger picture. We looked at several different examples … Continue reading

Summer Enrichment: Art Around the World

My district offers courses for the students to take that range from Physical Education to Cooking based on literature to Techno-Wars to Chess! Of course, I teach art! Last year, I taught a painting color theory class, this year we did Art Around the World!  We learned about different countries and the traditional art or … Continue reading

Memorial Mosaic Mural

Here at our school we had a few tragic losses, one of which being a current teacher who passed away on the first day of school. Our principal thought it would be a great gesture to turn my idea of doing a mosaic on our school wall into a memorial. So after the project was … Continue reading

The Teacher Goes To School

Like many other teachers, I thoroughly enjoy learning. So when I was told that the elementary art teachers in my district were going to take some classes at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, I was all for it! There were eight different classes to choose from, I went with Selfies and Flip Books. The … Continue reading