Printmaking art project – fourth grade students carved designs into styrofoam using a pencil, then repeated it four times to create radial symmetry. Supplies: 4 inch squares of paper 4 inch styrofoam squares Painter’s Tape 8 inch squares of neon paper Spray bottles Plates or mirrors for rolling out ink Brayers Black printmaking ink Downloadable PowerPoint:…
A collaborative art project that revolves around the element of chance – second graders worked with their table to create sculptures using colorful paper scraps they chose randomly. Supplies: Long scraps of construction paper Cardboard Paint Art Paste Downloadable PowerPoint: 2nd Circle Sculptures My original inspiration for this project was to use up paper scraps. I saw…
Fourth grade art students created notans by cutting shapes out and flipping them to create symmetry. Supplies: Small construction paper to cut out of (I use 9″ x 9″) Large paper to glue onto (I use 18″ x 18″) Scissors Glue sticks Downloadable PowerPoint: Notan I was unsure about doing a notan project with 4th graders….
Listen Up! Game is perfect for introducing elementary students to the art classroom.
High school art students were challenged to created a piece of artwork using only paper and adhesive.
Abstract or Realistic? A student-led approach to teaching the element of Space. Students chose between creating a drawing using perspective or a notan using positive and negative space.
Create abstract and realistic watercolor animals using a variety of painting techniques.
Independent Projects – a great way to encourage high school art students to think creatively and pursue their own projects.
Students discussed their artwork with a panel of judges for the VASE Art Contest.