Category Archives: Composition/Design

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Creating a Pleasing Composition

Designing or creating the composition of your art work is very important in order to end up with a pleasing result. I have been painting for many years, and I find myself doing much of the composing as I take photographs of the … Continue reading

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Creativity Prompts

Creativity prompts get your imagination and creative juices going. Creativity prompts combine elements that you may have never thought about putting together before. Creativity prompts inspire you to create. There are many websites and blogs on the internet that give … Continue reading

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Using Magazines Creatively

Do you subscribe to a lot of magazines?  I subscribe to an art magazine and have been given subscriptions to a couple of other travel and home magazines. I enjoy reading them when I have a moment of free time.   Did you … Continue reading

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