MaryMaking. These paintings were done on crumpled up brown paper, to mimic the look of Mexican bark paintings. Traditional bark paintings were painted on bark which had been boiled in water and beaten until smooth.
Welcome to Lines, Dots, and Doodles. This is the place for students, parents, and teachers to find out what has been going on in my art class. I have included pictures of my student's artwork and basic explanations of the projects. I hope when you leave this blog, you feel inspired to create. Feel free to browse this blog and borrow any of my art lessons.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Monday, December 17, 2012
Plastiquem. This lesson is quite simple. Basically my students used simple shapes to create houses. Then, we used a bit of torn paper for the snow at the bottom. After this, we used dots of white paint for the snow in the sky. Finally, the trees were drawn in oil pastel.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Flickr. Overall, this lesson was simple. I taught my students how to draw a penguin. Students then added clothes (such as coats, scarves, or hats). Next, my students painted everything with tempera paint. After this, students cut their penguin out and glued it to blue paper. Lastly, students added snow in the background.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Monday, November 26, 2012
Plastiquem. Now that it is finally almost winter again, I decided to try this one for myself. Here are several examples from my first graders.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Thursday, October 25, 2012
, Laugh Paint Create. My students have recently been studying reflections in math class, so I thought this was a perfect integration.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012
Karla Gerard. Her paintings are wonderfully colorful. Click on the link to see her art.