For the Love of Art
This was a great lesson that focused on problem-solving and graphic design. We learned about the history of the very first Keep Calm and Carry On poster from this awesome video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrHkKXFRbCI) and then discussed the story and also the art occupation of graphic design. Students had to come up with their own Keep Calm slogan, including a creative and effective logo or symbol that represented their slogan. They did 4 sketches, chose one, and used stencils to trace…
Chalk Bird Art Project | Deep Space Sparkle
For this chalk bird lesson, encourage the kids to use their own ideas for composition; small bird/large tree, close-up view, etc
Robot painting art lesson | Deep Space Sparkle
A fun robot painting lesson. This was a perfect opportunity to teach fourth grade students not only about shading but color value.
3rd Grade: Ted Harrison Landscape with Chalk Pastels
This is a beautiful project! First we studied Ted Harrison, Canadian artist....looked at his work...created a landscape using repeating lines, outlined our drawing in glue on black paper....added color with chalk. Easy and fun!
chalk and water backgrounds
Hey, grab your colored chalks (pastels), some smooth cardstock and a dish of water and a few sponges and let's make some awesome backgrounds! More crafty goo...
2nd Grade Pastel Flowers
How can artists combine colors using pastels? How can you recognize artworks created with pastels? Medium Color Blending Soft Pastels Oil 2nd Grade practiced right side of the brain drawing of flowers in their sketchbooks. They chose their best sketch and enlarged it on black paper and then outlined it in glue. They then used warm & cool color schemes to blend their chalk pastels into their glued outlines.