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Creating Art as a Meditation

Meditation is good for the soul. It can be an escape from the stress of a busy hectic life. About 7 years ago I went to a workshop to learn how to meditate. I thought there was some special way … Continue reading

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Advice For Art Teachers Just Starting Out

When I first started teaching art eighteen years ago, I did not have a clue how to set up my classroom. I never took art in high school either, so I did not have any experience. Plus, I was the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Creativity Devotional – Life Without Art?

“Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.” ~Robert Motherwell Thought: I didn’t have a very good day with my students today. I was pulled in every direction. Students were at different stages of … Continue reading

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