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Pixel Art Fun - My Art Lesson Middle School Art, Art, Line Art, Canvas Art, Art Drawings, Cool Art Projects, Cool Art, Art Club, Art Art

Grade Level Duration 4 classes, 80 minutes Materials Graph paper (buy or make your own online here), acrylic Paint, ghost grid posterboard (Poster board featuring a faint, disappearing grid), square dowel cut down to make a stamp (same size as the grids on the poster board), printer, pencil, palette Media Acrylic Paint Lesson Objectives For […]

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Nina Sloan
Paste Paper Masterpieces! | Ms. Amsler's Artroom

Paste paper is a surface decorating technique in which a mixture of paint and paste, (in our case, papier mache paste,) is applied thickly to white or colored paper. Patterns and textures can be cr…

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Tom Tschumper

I have done this lesson many times, but this year the results are better than ever before. This year, we had more time to do this project, and therefore their drawings had more detail. This lesson focuses on the concept of foreshortening. This is a hard concept for even experienced artists, so to make it simpler, we traced our hands and feet. The other details were drawn in after. I found the idea for this lesson years ago on the blog Oodles of Art. Over the years, I have adapted this…

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Jacqueline Gontier
5th Grade Stellar Planets Middle School Art, 5th Grade Art, 6th Grade Art, 8th Grade Art, 4th Grade Art, 3rd Grade Art Lesson, 3rd Grade Art, Elementary Art Projects, Middle School Art Projects

These planets look as great in person as they do in these photos! There are a few versions of this project out there, so I don't get any points for originality, but regardless, it's a great project and more importantly, the kids really seemed to like creating them. The project took about 5-40 minute periods. On day 1 I showed everyone how to create the "waves" and blend them in an upward facing direction. On day 2 I set up a splatter paint station and demo'd how to start shading the planets…

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Megan Dombi-Leis
This is the first project that the 5th graders do at the beginning of the year after reviewing the elements of art. We talk about using obje... Art Lesson Plans, Art Lessons, Pre K, Illustrators, Name Art Projects, Name Art, Illustrations, Poster, Tekenen

This is the first project that the 5th graders do at the beginning of the year after reviewing the elements of art. We talk about using objects to create the illusion of letters. A candy cane for a "J" or a lower case "r" for example. We also took a look at some photographers that do this same thing with cropped images. Students had a minimum of 5 letters to work with...a first name, last name, nick-name. We also talked about light and how we can use it to help create a 3-d illusion on a…

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Marilee Johnson