The most fun. Ever!

The best part of this lesson was watching the kids. Ani Hoover is a new favorite of mine. http://www.flandersartgallery.com/artistprofile/ani-hoover I talked to the kids about modern artists. They're alive! And.... They don't always use brushes and paper. Ani Hoover uses spray paint, PVC pipes, templates and makes her own "paper". Finally, I found a use … Continue reading The most fun. Ever!

Let us attempt to see… what Delaunay saw!

Sonia and Robert Delaunay A lesson to use Watercolor Crayons (yay!) Grade: 3-5 Orphism or Orphic Cubism Art Deco Era Sonia Delaunay was a ground-breaking female artist who made some wonderful abstract paintings known for their rhythm and color.  Orphism was an art movement started by artists Robert and Sonia Delanuay in the early 1900's as a … Continue reading Let us attempt to see… what Delaunay saw!

Printmaking – Hokusai to Warhol

Wood block and Lino-cut Printmaking Relief Printing Thank you  Messrs Hokusai and Warhol! Objectives: Create a print using multiple blocks Utilize the elements and principles of design in creating a strong design. Demonstrate skill in carving the block and registration of colors. Show appreciation and awareness of the work of Andy Warhol Prepare your students to … Continue reading Printmaking – Hokusai to Warhol