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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.Schöneberg. 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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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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BULLETIN BOARDS AND ART

“READERS ARE LEADERS” I imagine all teachers at one time or another has wished that bulletin boards would dress themselves.  Of course, it hasn’t and won’t happen that way, so there must be a way to lessen the pain of … Continue reading

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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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STARTING A NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017

Kids & Glitter is this blog where all the art projects I used while volunteering as art teacher at Holy Trinity Elementary, can be found.  All are complete, with patterns and directions, and free for you to use. Since I … Continue reading

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SCARECROWS

We did a draw-along lesson while drawing the scarecrows, then each student finished their fall picture with pumpkins, crows or whatever they chose.  We used watercolor pencils in this project.  The complete list of supplies and the directions for making … Continue reading

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WINTER OVAL SCENE

I saw this project on Artsonia a couple of years ago and thought it was beautiful.   Made up it’s even more beautiful.  With the Cricut and the program,  Sure Cuts A Lot (Lot 2),  we made the templates for this … Continue reading

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