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HubPages CRAFTS GALLERY

I’ve mentioned before that I write articles on HubPages, and at times make and include tutorials for crafts. Since some of these crafts would make great classroom art projects, I’ve set up a gallery for them. If you haven’t made … Continue reading

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THOROUGHLY MODERN MATTISE

How do you suppose the Goldfish painting of Henri Matisse would look if he were painting it in the year 2014? Goldfish were a new craze in Europe in Henri Matisses’ time, and they became kind of an obsession with … Continue reading

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KATE MAWDSLEY INSPIRED ANIMALS

Kate Mawdsley, artist, is the inspiration for this project. Her animal paintings are so simple and colorful. This is a good project to get the kids to draw large; to fill the paper. I cut paper so it measured 4 … Continue reading

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BEE ALL THAT YOU CAN BEE

As parents and teachers we strive to promote strong character traits in children. The poem, “Children Learn What They Live,” by Dorothy Law Nolte (you can see a copy of her poem at http://www.empowermentresources.com/info2/childrenlearn.html) is the inspiration for this project. … 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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LANDSCAPES

The 3rd Grade did this project called “Landscape in Oil Pastel.” We took pictures of the class working on this project and you can see that they are busy. We used oil pastels on black construction paper. This project takes … Continue reading

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COUNTRY HARVEST

It’s fall and we are producing a harvest landscape. This landscape is to¬† include certain fall items, but it was up to each student to decide where to put the items. This is a project where we stress perspective and, … Continue reading

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KOKESHI DOLL: JAPANESE ART

Kokeshi dolls are characterized by their lack of arms and legs, as well as their brightly painted kimono in floral designs and geometric patterns. We prepared the background, and the paper the flowers were cut from, before coloring and cutting … Continue reading

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