Panda Drawings- Charcoal Value Study

 

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Charcoal Value Study- 6th Grade Panda Drawings

I did this lesson over 2 weeks with my 6 Graders. This was the first lesson of the school year. Reviewing sketching, values & shading. The full body Panda Drawing  with the simple value scale was a pretty easy lesson. The second panda eating bamboo with a background was a perfect step up from that.

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Middle School Pi Day Cityscapes

MIDDLE SCHOOL PI DAY ART

Starry Night City Scape. Here’s a fun Middle School Art Lesson to celebrate Pi Day (March 14th).

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STEAM Art Project-Middle School Bicycle Paintings

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BICYCLE WATERCOLORS

MIDDLE SCHOOL STEAM ART

I teach art for a 7th/ 8th grade STEAM elective. This project incorporates engineering thinking with drawing & painting.

               

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Fall Leaves Art Lesson

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FALL LEAVES ART LESSON

This is fun technique, the effect looks like watercolor.

Tissue Paper bleeding and oil pastels create these amazing fall leaves.

This was 6th Grade, but this lesson can be done with any upper elementary grade level or middle school, using oil pastel or crayons.

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Food Sculptures

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Model Magic Food Sculptures for 6th Grade

Last school year was the first time I have thrown Model Magic in to my curriculum. Going class to class and not having an art room or a kiln makes clay projects a challenge. I love using model magic for sculpting and it’s much cleaner than clay and doesn’t break when being transferred around.

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6th Grade Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons

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Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons

6th Grade Art Lesson in Acrylic & crayon

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