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FLOWERS IN OIL PASTELS

Georgia O’Keefe painted flowers up close—I’m sure you’ve seen her calendar pictures.  Using these calendar images, the 5th Grade imitated her style.  They used colored or white construction paper and oil pastels for their works of art.  These pictures, “Georgia … Continue reading

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LEAVES

Beautiful fall.  If only fall lasted longer and winter was shorter!  We used leaf stencils (the pattern included is Cricut friendly), colored chalk, oil pastels and glitter glue to make this autumn project.  The directions and patterns for this project, “Fall … Continue reading

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DESIGNER PROFILES

This is an art class  that takes two, one hour, sessions to finish.  Before the first class I trace the students’ profiles using an overhead projector.  Some amazing results.  The supply list and directions are under the 6th Grade tab in the sidebar.  … Continue reading

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PAPER QUILT DESIGNS

Imagine the colors and designs that make up a quilt block.  We took a drawn image and drew in the designs and then colored them.  There are a lot of free coloring pages online that would work well.  Size them … Continue reading

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PAPER BAG BUILD-A-PUPPET

We named this project “Lunch Bag Build A Puppet.”  The only supplies needed, other than colored markers and a glue stick,  are a brown lunch bag and the animal features copied on white construction paper. Patterns are included in this project … Continue reading

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TROPICAL FISH

  Tropical fish, in pictures anyway,  always seem to have bright, beautiful coloring.  Since calendar pictures are also bright and glossy, they seemed to be the perfect scales for our fish.  So, this project uses calendar pictures, colored markers, chalk, … Continue reading

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BIRDS, OFF THE PRESS

This is a two session art class.  The first session will be to paint the papers.  The second session will be to draw, cut out and paste the birds on the prepared background paper. The third grade class spent one … Continue reading

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NEWSPAPER CITYSCAPES

Paul Brent paints a variety of subjects, but my favorite is his cityscapes.  He has four versions, with four different colored sky backgrounds, of his cityscapes.  We imitate his art by painting a background on watercolor paper.  Then we draw … Continue reading

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