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WINTER CALM

The weather is cold and it’s been snowing. Even though I don’t particularly like cold weather, I do appreciate the quiet and beauty of falling snow. This art project is simple and I expect to see a wide variety of … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT DANDELION FIELD

I saw an acrylic painting, called “Abstract Dandelion,” by an artist who sells her paintings on an Etsy site at M.Schneberg. This painting made me wonder what everyday item could be used to make the finely grouped lines needed to … Continue reading

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DANCING FIREFLIES

Have you ever admired dancing fireflies on a dark summer night? You can almost hear the music as they swoop and circle carrying their little sparkling lanterns. While some of the blinking lights seem to stand still, others wildly dart … Continue reading

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ABORIGINAL DOT ART JARS

Australian Aboriginal dot art styles range from exceedingly neat work to overlapping, unstructured works. The sizes of dots range from tiny dots randomly applied in an area to give a stippled effect to dots placed so close together that they … Continue reading

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EASTER PROJECT DRAWINGS

There are six Easter drawings included in this project. The drawings can be used by any class and with a variety of different art supplies. I have added suggestions and samples of a few ways to use the drawings, but … Continue reading

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LENTEN MILAGROS CROSS

Milagros is a Spanish word for “miracle” or “surprise,” and for many years the little charms have been used in prayer petitions and thanksgiving. For example: If your request is to heal a broken relationship, or for someone who has … Continue reading

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DANCING PENGUIN FEET

I love the little dancing penguins in the movie, Happy Feet, so I wanted to include a winter project for one of the art classes featuring these favorite little birds. The bodies, breasts, feet, beaks and wings are torn from … Continue reading

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CHARLIE BROWN’S TREE

Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree always reminds me that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When one person may say Charlie’s tree is pathetic, lots of others, especially children, would say it is beautiful.¬† See how the little ones¬† … Continue reading

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