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'Tis the season to wear all the sweaters, eat all the carbs and remember just how stunning a winter landscape can be. So whip out those watercolor paints. When you're done with the fun and easy project below, you'll have a pine forest worthy of a wintry reverie.
SchoolArts Magazine - October 2015
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Buildings in one point perspective (Arte a Scuola)
I think teaching how to draw perspective is one of the most difficult topic. Learning the rules of perspective is a difficult task for students, and every year I need to find more effective strategies
Ashley | Artsy Blevs on Instagram: “Abstract, realistic, and non-objective. This lesson with step-by-step photos will be up on my TPT this weekend!!! 😬🎨 #elementaryart…”
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Warm/Cool Watercolour Grid
This is a watercolour project I recently taught to a Grade 8 class. It is useful for reviewing warm and cool colours as well as for learning how to use watercolours in a controlled way. Here's how we made these: First, students measured a grid onto their white paper- I think I encouraged a 3cm size square, but to accomodate students who need more help, they can use a larger size. Some students chose to go smaller. So measure out the lines with a ruler in one direction.... Then the same size…
How to Make a Watercolor Mandala
Earlier this summer I wrote a blog post about how to make watercolor doodled flowers. These mandalas I created were made with a very similar technique. Both these mandalas and the flowers were ma…
This is SO easy, SO fun, SO fast and the results are always great! All you need is paper, paint and some old business/credit cards (or cardboard offcuts around that size). Josie and I had a bit of …