Spring is here and we all have spring fever! Energy levels are higher. Students seem restless. Behaviors that have never been seen before appear. And your once quiet class becomes chatty. Every year I remind myself that this is normal. And to be expected… But that doesn’t mean we can’t remedy the situation. In this ... Read More about 10 Effective Strategies for a Chatty Class
reflections. >Fold paper in half >Cover top and bottom half of paper using chalk pastels. Use watercolors if there is enough time for paintings to dry. >Carve a cityscape into styrofoam trays. >Apply black paint onto styrofoam. >Print cityscape into top half of the paper. >Fold paper in half. Open and voila..... Now let's reflect.
I get a ton of questions about watercolor techniques - what I paint with, how I paint, and what I paint on. In this three part series, I hope to answer some of your questions! First off, the brand of brush doesn't matter at all. I use a mix of cheap brushes and some more high quality ones that my parents have handed down to me, and I really don't feel strongly one way or the other- so don't feel intimidated about what to buy! It's all about how you use the tool, not what brand it is....