Monthly Archives: January 2011

MEXICAN FOLK ART

The beautiful colors and designs in Mexican folk art makes it a style that begs to be imitated.  I made a Power Point presentation showing Mexican folk art.  Since folk art is a primitive style, we are using the owl … Continue reading

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WINTER OVAL SCENE

I saw this project on Artsonia a couple of years ago and thought it was beautiful.   Made up it’s even more beautiful.  With the Cricut and the program,  Sure Cuts A Lot (Lot 2),  we made the templates for this … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE IN GRAPHITE

While looking at works of art on the web, I came across some beautiful graphite pencil art by Debbie Adams.   She has a website at http://adamsart.wordpress.com/category/drawings-2/barns/ that shows her art.  Debbie Adams also paints in oil and watercolor.  But, I … Continue reading

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BEE MINE VALENTINE

Valentine’s Day will be here soon and it’ll be time to take down the winter decorations and put up the hearts.  This hanging hearts decoration says,”Bee Mine.” You’ll find, “Bee Mine, Hanging Valentine,” in the 3rd Grade Projects Gallery in … Continue reading

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TISSUE PAPER PAINTING

This tri-panel Silhouette has a tissue painted background.  Water is brushed over colored tissue paper and then removed.   We used torn pieces of tissue paper, rather than cut squares, to give the painting a sunset appearance.  This project was so … Continue reading

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IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR, AWAY

In a galaxy far, far, away….   Just looking at pictures of the stars and planets in the galaxy gives you a wonderous feeling.  I put together a Power Point presentation of the galaxy, and the kids were in awe of … Continue reading

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JEWELED CD TURTLE

The painted turtle is just one of nature’s beautiful reptiles.    The construction paper body of our turtle is sandwiched between two CDs that form the shells.  Our little hanging turtle has assorted sequins attached with glitter glue on one side; and is decorated with colored paper bits … Continue reading

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SNOWY OWLETTE

The night looks chilly where this snowy owl perches on a leafless limb.  A step by step “how to draw an owl,” is included with this project.  Simple and easy. The directions for “Little Snow Owl,” can be found in … Continue reading

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