Monthly Archives: August 2013

BACK UP

A number of art sites have this body perspective project.  It’s a project the kids enjoy, and they all seem to know what they want to portray.  The kids traced their hands and feet on colored construction paper, glued them to a background sheet … Continue reading

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SUNFLOWER ‘N PUMPKINS

The object of this project is to improve some ordinary skills, like shading, cutting and arranging.  There are two pages of images to work with.  All of them do not have to be used in the arrangement.  One pumpkin can … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS

Although we are probably all good at praying when we are in need or in want, sometimes we aren’t as good at giving thanks for what we have and what we receive. Expressing thanks for waking each morning  with the … Continue reading

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MINNIE PAWS…..ONE SMART CAT

Minnie Paws is one smart cat because she lives in the library.  This summer the elementary school did a huge remodel, even moving the library.  I helped with decorating the library and it’s been a ball.  In another post, I’ll … Continue reading

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THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT

This is an interesting project in that all the kids were given sheets of paper divided into nine sections.  In each section a line or partial shape was already printed in the section.  Their duty was to complete a drawing … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE BY CLASS

Perspective is the appearance to the eye of objects in respect to their relative distance and positions. This year we will be working with all our classes to include perspective in our drawings.  Perspective gives our drawings a 3-D (three … Continue reading

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