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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CUP & 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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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
FALL OWLS IN CHALK
These adorable Chalk Owls were done by Kindergartners. This is a great intro to texture and chalk or pastel.
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Ice cream cones art lesson with values for 1st grade
This is a re-post. This is a similar lesson to the one they get to do in Kinder, so the drawing goes quickly.
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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
Cupcake Art Lesson on Values
This lesson can be simplified for younger grades. Simple shading and values make this project a favorite every time.
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