A filler – for the art lesson that wasn’t long enough for a few students…

Some kids are done... What do I do?...  I need a quick sub plan... I'm sick as a dog today... Here's an idea. Inspired by this Flickr find. Here is a great site for grid paper.  Who knew this was even out there?  How cool!  (click here) A couple of suggestions about presenting this lesson. make … Continue reading A filler – for the art lesson that wasn’t long enough for a few students…

Art Lesson Guidelines

If you submit a lesson, please include the following: Project Title Artist, Artwork, Style/Era, Medium, Focus Grade Level Project Description Pictures or Samples Number of helpers needed, How much time (# of days) needed Step by Step Project Instructions Materials needed for _____ students Links to Artist biography, history of time period, history & description … Continue reading Art Lesson Guidelines

Under-the-Sea Chalk and Glue Drawings

Under-the-Sea Chalk and Glue Drawings I discovered this lesson while browsing the internet. Thank you Deep Space Sparkle!! Let me know if you can think of a master-work connection. Beasts of the Sea by Matisse? This lesson is aimed at fourth grade students, but could be used for a fifth and sixth as well. For … Continue reading Under-the-Sea Chalk and Glue Drawings

A gift for that special someone

© theartofmann.org, 2012.Photo tinting... yo MAMA! (or your dad, or grandparent...) Tinting is a simple technique that challenges students of all ages to pay attention to detail, and even young children can do this project with success. Photo tinting is similar to working with a coloring book, as students will discover as they fill black-and-white … Continue reading A gift for that special someone