Art History Timeline

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Ideas that I used in my Choice Based Art room with the theme of the Timeline of Art History.

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This high quality handout has examples of Greek Patterns for your students use in the Art Room! I use this handout when I make paper mache Greek vases with my 4th graders, and with my Kindergarteners when we make Greek Temples.

Greek Patterns Handout

This high quality handout has examples of Greek Patterns for your students use in the Art Room! I use this handout when I make paper mache Greek vases with my 4th graders, and with my Kindergarteners when we make Greek Temples. ...

Gothic Calligraphy & Illuminated Lettering

Gothic Lettering ~ Karen's Whimsy

Here are six different styles of Gothic Lettering published in 1918 by J.M. Bergling. Each image provides all the letters from A to Z.

Op Art Cubes...ooooo paper sculpting idea?

Op Art Cubes

Thanks to Jacquelien from Kids Artists for this idea . Also the work of English Op Artist Bridget Riley (1931-). Image: Bridget...

Beyond ROY G. BIV: Free Lesson Plan #5: The Farm at Sunrise Love the quote from Charlotte's Web

Free Lesson Plan #5: The Farm at Sunrise

"Everything on the farm was dripping wet. The grass looked like a magic carpet. The asparagus patch looked like a silver forest." Each project for our Art Show was inspired by a quote from Charlotte's Web and the 5th graders used this quote about the farm at sunrise to make a watercolor painting that incorporated a bit of perspective and pattern making. They also learned about the art of Grant Wood and his rural landscape paintings. It was so interesting to see the small details emerge in…

"Self portraits Matisse style"

Artwork published by Chloe1526

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Paint like Michelangelo - an art project. (I can see this one getting messy!)

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A great way to stimulate your kids creatively, to think outside the box and to learn a bit on the history of the painter Michelangelo! More at at

What is Abstract Art? Such a good video about the history and evolution of abstract art.

What is Abstract Art?

Here's a short crash course on abstract art, how it evolved and how to appreciate it.(Note: Expressionism has not been included)Drawn elements of the video w...

Great Tutorial Showing How to Draw Illuminated Letters - Sakura of America - Marzipan

How to Draw Illuminated Letters

Visit us online at http://sakuraofamerica.com/marzipan-illuminated-lettersFind us on Instagram at https://instagram.com/sakuraofamerica/ or on Facebook at ht...

Andre Derain inspired landscapes from photos of students community...genius!

The “Fauves” in our streets

After studying the work of Fauves artists and particularly the landscapes painted by André Derain, the students of 9th Grade have produced some images inspired by the style of this artist. Pupils …

Art at Becker Middle School: Architectural Printing and Castle Value Drawings

Architectural Printing and Castle Value Drawings

We have been spending a lot of time this quarter drawing, printing and sculpting architectural structures. We started with our reflection watercolor prints of famous architectural wonders from around the world and then moved onto pencil castle drawings showing value. Our last project of this unit was a tiny castle ceramic sculpture. Photos to be posted soon!

Vincent Van Gogh is alwais intriguing for students, because of his fame, his unfortunate life and his revolution in painting. With students of 8th grade we studied the Van Gogh’s life and art…

Mixed media landscape inspired by Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh is alwais intriguing for students, because of his fame, his unfortunate life and his revolution in painting. With students of 8th grade we studied the Van Gogh’s life and art…

Color Field Painting For Kids: Inspired By Alma Thomas

Color Field Painting For Kids: Inspired By Alma Thomas | Woo! Jr. Kids Activities

Learn about mixing colors with this kids art project inspired by Alma Thomas, the first black female artist to be added to the White House's art collection.