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GASTON CHAISSAC

Gaston Chaissac’s art has a look that reminds me of simple, colorful, modern pottery. His simplistic view is evident in this Gaston quote, “Without a doubt I have a soul that is very close to a circus performer, who, like … 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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ROSES IN WATERCOLOR

Roses seem like they’d be such a hard thing to draw, but with a little help from the website I have included in this project, it’s quite easy.  Every 6th grader just knew they couldn’t draw one—-until they did.  You … 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 ½” … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT WINTER TREES

You can almost feel the cold when you look at these winter trees.  We use permanent markers on tracing paper to make the trees.  Colored tissue paper and iridescent glitter finish the look.   This is an outstanding project and the … 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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