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Realistic Pineapple

By: Casey Pennell December 7, 2023

Step One. Paint your background. Step Two. Create your pineapple. Draw an oval (Hint: Make sure the oval is bigger than your fist. Use a tracer if...

Rainbow Animals

By: Casey Pennell March 23, 2023

Pre-plan your animals. Using paper and a marker, decide what simplified animals you’d like to use. Terry Runyan uses general shapes to create her...


By: September 6, 2019

Place coffee filter onto paper using water. Using yellow and blue semi moist tempera cakes, paint on top of the coffee filters creating a ring of yellow...

Contemporary Hands

By: September 6, 2019

Place torn up tissue paper on top of Art to Remember paper. Using the brush, add water and allow the tissue paper to bleed onto the paper below. Let the...

Apple Basket Still Life

By: August 23, 2018

Use a pencil to draw the basic shape of the basket. If you are using a basket for observation, refer to its shape as you draw and point out details that...

Abstract Color Mixing

By: August 23, 2018

Determine the total number of colors you will use. For example, if you choose red, yellow and blue, you will need three areas for each of the three primary...

They All Saw a Cat

By: September 27, 2017

Pre-Planning Read the book They All Saw a Cat, By Brendan Wenzel. Discuss how the cat changes from each character’s perception. Have students...

Color Mixing Cupcakes

By: September 19, 2017

Using the black Sharpie, have students draw the cupcake base. Alternatively, you can provide a template for the base. It can serve as a great first step to...

STEAM Compass Art

By: September 27, 2016

Students will replace the pencil in the compass with a paint brush. Depending on the design of the compass, you may need to use a piece of tape to keep it...

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