Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls



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

Negative Space Trees


5th Grade Trees- Negative space

This project is one of my favorites. These just look beautiful when they are all displayed. The idea for this lesson came from another teacher, but I’ve adapted it over the years. These Negative Space Trees can be adapted for anytime of year. Continue reading Negative Space Trees

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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Halloween Charcoal Drawing Lesson- Jack-O-Lanterns

IMG_0207Halloween Charcoal Drawing Lesson- Jack-O-Lantern

This Charcoal Jack-O-Lantern drawing implements a lot of important sketching skills.

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