Residency 2009: 3rd Grade Art Festival. Action Painting and Camera Obsura

Art projects with Kindergarten and 3rd grade. It was the year of the canvas... The kindergarten piece was gigantic, I put elmers in some acrylic and used a squirt bottle. It was fun to shoot paint at a canvas! after that, the Kindergarten filled in the spaces. The triptych was fun too. With the use... Continue Reading →

Stitching in Second – embroidery samplers

Super Clever Mann Art Docents  Anju, Hiro and Lisa did this fine project with their Second Grade class. Over a period of 2 weeks, the students created these stitch samplers. These are their first stitches!  Embroidery Samplers A needlework sampler is a piece of embroidery produced as a demonstration or test of skill in needlework.... Continue Reading →

Residency 2010: Kandinsky Bench & coat hanger

After learning about Kandinsky, the kids painted some bisque tiles and I tiled a bench. There were too many tiles, so I ended up making a hook board. Fun project. The prints that the kids made covered a complete wall when they were hung together! Good times.

Abstract Art Effect Created by Pipettes

Here is a fantastic color mixing lesson. This could be a great thing to fill up free time after lessons. Thank you http://casamarias.blogspot.com/ for the fun post. The children created abstract designs by squirting liquid watercolors all over paper towels. We prefer to use glass containers, because one gets to experience the true colors of paint this... Continue Reading →

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