This watercolor trumpet is inspired by the legendary Miles Davis. My students are currently creating their jazz collagraph printing plates and we’ve been listening to Miles Davis on repeat. Continue reading Daily Doodle | Trumpet Painting
I’ve been teaching my 5th graders different shading techniques and this deer skull has been staring at my from the corner of my classroom just begging me to draw it. Continue reading Daily Doodle: Deer Skull Drawing
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
It finally feels (and tastes) like spring! https://youtu.be/Nr-0sY1W7P0 Continue reading Daily Doodle: Disappearing Cadbury Eggs
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
My students LOVE drawing donuts. They pop up all over their math papers and personal sketchbooks when I start teaching this lesson. Learn how to draw a donut in less than five minutes! This tutorial is fun, super easy and will have you craving donuts as you improve your drawing skills. Stay tuned for the full lesson plan, complete YouTube tutorials and student art examples! Continue reading Easy Drawing Tutorial: DONUT!