Daily Doodle: Fishing Lure Live Painting

Spring break started with painting on the dock while my sister in law fishes. I love the sunfish cameo, but don’t worry, we threw the fish back! The only hiccup was the sudden rain storm that passed within five minutes, but washed away my first base painting! https://youtu.be/omOxgRfgynU Continue reading Daily Doodle: Fishing Lure Live Painting

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

Full lesson plan and complete video tutorials! Great for teaching beginners how to use acrylic paint.

Monochromatic Night Landscape: Art Lesson Plan and Video Tutorials

I used to be scared to give acrylic paint to my 5th graders. ACRYLIC PAINT STAINS FOREVER would flash through my mind any time I imagined my youngest artists. They still fall out of their chairs! They still rocket puke without warning! With experience, I realized that when you give nice art supplies to kids they take more pride in their work and they make … Continue reading Monochromatic Night Landscape: Art Lesson Plan and Video Tutorials