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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso at DailyLearners.com

Creative Surprises

What can you create with¬†2 pieces of cardboard and 20 pipe cleaners? ¬†That is the question I asked my Art III students a few weeks ago as I handed out supplies. Students were told to get in pairs and to work together creating a work of art with cardboard and pipe cleaners. They were also […]






Creative Creation

I had an idea for an assignment for my Art II students for quite a long time before acting on it. I wasn’t quite sure how to implement the plan. I wasn’t sure what materials I would use. I kept putting the assignment on the back burner and pushing it out of my mind. Finally […]






Creative Way to Teach Art Appreciation

Cartoons have included lessons in music and art appreciation for years. I recently came across a movie with cartoon characters that included a short section teaching art appreciation. The movie is titled, “Looney Tunes: Back in Action”. The setting of the film clip is the Louvre. Cartoon characters jump in and out of various famous […]






An Art Room Scavenger Hunt

If you are an art teacher, how do your students become familiar with the classroom, find classroom supplies, and understand classroom procedures? The first few days of school it is important to let your students know what is expected of them as well as let them know how to get around the room and find […]






Another Abstract Painting

At the end of the school year I wanted to do something that was worthwhile and also fun. I decided that I wanted to give my students the chance to just play with putting watercolor on paper. I gave each student a pretty large sheet of watercolor paper. It was about an 18″ by 25″. […]






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