Pumpkin Pie in Chalk-FALL ART PROJECT

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4TH GRADE PUMPKIN PIES IN CRAYOLA CHALK

This great Fall Art Project is all about creating a realistic drawing. I quizzed the 4th graders on what is needed in a drawing or painting to create the “illusion” that it’s real: shadows, tones or values, and a background. They’re only 4th grade, so I keep it pretty simple!

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Chalk Still Life Lesson

cups-and-balls1CUP & BALL STILL LIFE IN CHALK

Here’s a simple still life with big impact! This is a 3rd Grade lesson this year. Years ago I only did just a single cup on a half sheet of paper, but these kiddos are awesome. We finished this in about 40 min.

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Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls

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4th Grade Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls

This is my first project testing out Prang Pastels. It was messy but it was a fun way to introduce the pastels. These Pastel Sugar Skulls can easily be done with 3rd Grade -Middle School Grades Continue reading Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls

Chalk Cupcakes with values

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3rd Grade Chalk Cupcakes

This lesson was inspired by Wayne Thiebaud’s art. I tie it in to lessons on values and shading. This has been posted before but, I’ve tweaked it a bit the more times I’ve taught it to make it easier to teach. Continue reading Chalk Cupcakes with values