Donut Oil Pastel Lesson Plan

My students LOVE drawing donuts. They look forward to it all year when they see the donut artwork hanging from previous classes. This unit is jam packed with art concepts, techniques, vocabulary and so many opportunities to spark creativity. Obviously, I am majorly inspired by Wayne Thiebaud. He was introduced to me by my best friend (who is also an artist, check her amazing work … Continue reading Donut Oil Pastel Lesson Plan

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Skull Painting | Acrylic Lesson Plan

These words are often heard by art teachers. How do you get kids with limited confidence or experience to practice looking at the world around them and translate that into their artwork? Recently, I challenged myself to teach every familiar lesson a little differently. My school is divided into quarters so I find myself teaching the same lessons four times a year. Instead of letting … Continue reading Skull Painting | Acrylic Lesson Plan