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India Ink Landscape Art Lesson

Try out this minimalist india ink landscape art lesson to create stunning results with a beautiful sense of depth.  We focused on creating depth and space using value throughout the parts of a landscape.  My students really enjoyed looking at Japanese ink landscapes while playing around with such fun and inexpensive materials. India Ink Landscape Tutorial This video explains my technique entirely and is great … Continue reading India Ink Landscape Art Lesson

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Found Object Assemblage Sculpture

Found object assemblage sculpture is one of my all time favorite lessons. They are budget friendly and a great introduction to composition, which can be a tricky topic in the art room. I love seeing my students’ inner scavenger come alive. There are so many directions to take a found object assemblage and many contemporary artists to draw inspiration. I like to focus on an … Continue reading Found Object Assemblage Sculpture

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Colored Pencil Color Theory Lesson

Try out this colored pencil color theory lesson in your art classroom, with home school students or distance learning! Colored Pencil Color Theory Lesson This video walks you through the steps I used with my mixed group of 10-12th graders. Feel free to use it, or keep reading if you don’t prefer a video format. My Art II students embarked on their color theory exploration … Continue reading Colored Pencil Color Theory Lesson

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Modular Sculpture Art Lesson

Modular Sculpture: Easy 3D Lesson If you are looking for an inexpensive sculpture assignment that teaches the foundations of 3D art, try out this modular sculpture art lesson!  I taught this to my 3D Design class that always has quite a mixed bag of students.  Many have not taken any other art class in high school and are true beginners.  I wanted to teach a … Continue reading Modular Sculpture Art Lesson

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Styrofoam Printmaking Art Lesson

Styrofoam Printmaking Art Lesson Try out this class friendly styrofoam printmaking art lesson inspired by musical instruments and the Harlem Renaissance! My students loved the art and music connections and there is nothing like the magic of printmaking. I set up printing stations in the back of my classroom and it usually takes three days for a class of 25 to pull three prints. This … Continue reading Styrofoam Printmaking Art Lesson