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 ART
Starry Night City Scape. Here’s a fun Middle School Art Lesson to celebrate Pi Day (March 14th).
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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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5th & 6th Grade Funky Collage Self Portraits
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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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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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Halloween Figure Drawing
Our figure drawing unit happened to overlap the week of Halloween. I was super excited to come up with these.
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The focus for this lesson is proportions of the human body and observational drawing. Each table gets a wooden mannequin to observe.
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Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons
6th Grade Art Lesson in Acrylic & crayon
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