• Hello everyone! I hope you're all doing well. While we are on this break I will use this website and class dojo to post some art projects. These are optional, but doing some art daily, or when you get the chance, is a great way to stretch your brain muscles. It's also a great cure for boredom! So I hope you'll try some of these projects :)

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  • Artist Bio’s

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 4/7/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Here's a great channel to learn about the lives and artworks of famous artists.

    Art with Mati & DaDa

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  • Welcome back!

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 4/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Hope everyone had a wonderful spring break 🌸 Get back into the making stuff mood with this easy tiny notebook. All you need is paper and scissors. 

    Cute Mini Notebook

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  • PBS Learning

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/27/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Check out the visual arts side of PBS learning there are so many great videos and resources. 

    Visual art pbs

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  • Andy Goldsworthy

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Since the weather is supposed to be nice today might be the perfect day for some outside art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. 
    Andy Goldsworthy is a nature artist, meaning he creates art using only natural elements he can find in his environment. These works of art aren't meant to last forever or disrupt the natural ecosystem.

    Rock spiral Examples

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  • Wednesday projects

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/25/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Romero Britto Bold Hearts  you can use markers or crayons.

     

    If you did the found object color wheel you should try the found object value scale, it's a bit more challenging. (You'll need a device or app that can convert your photos to black and white.)
    Value scale

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  • Drawings Prompts and a Found Objects Color Wheel

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Drawing prompts Color Wheel Make a color wheel using only objects you can find in your house. 

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  • Start the week with art!

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

    K-2 Rocketship

    this project has a template that you can print out or you can easily draw it for child (it's a collection of simple shapes). Also the video suggests construction paper crayons but regular crayons work fine. 


    Zentangle Hands 3-5

    this project works best with a sharpie or black marker, but regular pencil will work fine too.

    How to shade with pencil tutorial  6-8

    great lesson on shading with graphite. 

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  • Doodles

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/20/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Author/Illustrator has made some great videos to do some doodling while you're stuck inside. Doodle with Mo Willems

    For those of you that have paint here's a great lesson on Picasso 

    Picasso Dogs

    Check out this video to learn how to draw a St. Patrick's Day puppy and check out the other videos on their channel for even more How To Draw tutorials 

    St. Patrick’s Day puppy

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  • Try Some Origami

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/19/2020 8:30:00 AM
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  • Art Projects You Can Do At Home

    Posted by Lillian Travis on 3/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

    To start off here are some videos of art projects using things you probably have at home. For now I will be using videos from YouTube, but I am also trying to make some of my own.

    You can take a picture of your finished artwork and post it to class dojo.

    Relaxing and creative: https://youtu.be/lYoPM46a85U

    paper crafts: https://youtu.be/QWnkfYq1ZzE

    Drawing exercises. Most can be done with just pencil and paper: https://youtu.be/gEdEUItemWs

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