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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My Favorite HALLOWEEN ART LESSONS

HALLOWEEN ART LESSONS for 5th Grade and up

I’ve put together 6 of my favorite Halloween Art Lessons for 5th Grade & up. I’ve done these year after year always with amazing results.

Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons

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Spooky House Halloween Art Lesson

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Halloween Spooky Silhouettes Acrylic Painting

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Foil Skulls Halloween Art Lesson

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Charcoal Jack-O-Lanterns

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Halloween Figure Drawing

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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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Fall Leaves- Watercolor Wax Resist

WATERCOLOR WAX RESIST LEAVES

This Fall Art Lesson can be adapted to any grade level. The colors of the Crayola Construction paper crayons are perfect for the Fall leaves. This lesson touches on Symmetry, Wet in to wet watercolor washes, wax resist, and warms & cools.

                             

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Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons

Halloween Painted Skeletons

This 6th grade art lesson is perfect for Halloween Art or Dio Los Muertos Art.
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Figure Drawing with Shading

6th Grade Figure Drawing with Shading

This year I decided to add more lessons on figure drawing for the 6th graders. I have always done a few lessons using the wooden mannequins. I will be adding some new lessons this year. The students know that the focus for this lesson is proportions of the human body and observational drawing. Each table gets a wooden mannequin to observe. Continue reading Figure Drawing with Shading