Watercolor Fish with Pointillism
Last weekend’s teacher workshop at Palace Art was a huge success! It’s encouraging to know that so many teachers are eager to expand their art skills so they can share the benefits of Art with their students! For this workshop we focused on watercolor, so I thought I would share a few of the amazing paintings …
Three Machines by Wayne Thiebaud 1st Graders Mixing Tints & Shades! Pop Artist Wayne Thiebaud is the inspiration behind the 1st graders paintings this week. He loves to use tints in his artwork and lots of light values. Do you know how to make a tint using paint? If not - ask a first grader!
The Grouchy Lady Bug
1st graders learned about Eric Carle, and how he has accomplished paper collage through children's picture book illustrations. He has illustrated over 40 books within the past 30 years! Students read the story The Grouchy Lady Bug and then began their project by making a tissue paper collages. Next, they cut apart their paper to create their own lady bugs! Nice work 1st grade!
Helen Frankenthaler - part 1
This is part one of a two-part post on the works of Helen Frankenthaler, abstract expressionist painter, and one-time wife of Robert Motherwell. Frankenthaler was born in New York in 1928. In 1945 she graduated from the Dalton School, where she studied with the Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo. She later studied with Paul Feeley at Bennington College in Vermont, where she absorbed the visual language of Cubism and the formal structures of Old Master painting. After graduating in 1949, and…
Kids Art Market
Lesson Objective: Introduction to the art elements through a styrofoam cup Key Vocabulary: Materials: Styrofoam Cup Xacto Knife Hot Glue Focus: Elements of Art CA Art Standards: 1.1 Identify and use the principles of design to discuss, analyze, and write about visual aspects in the environment and in works of art, including their own. 1.3 Research and analyze the work of an artist and write about the artist's distinctive style and its contribution to the meaning of the work. 2.1 Solve a…