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Swipe Art!

Swipe Art!

This is SO easy, SO fun, SO fast and the results are always great! All you need is paper, paint and some old business/credit cards (or cardboard offcuts around that size). Josie and I had a bit of fun revisiting this as I didn’t have any photos of doing it in class. Fabulous for exploring … Continue reading

Little Owls

Little Owls

Inspired by the success of the bird drawings, Meg spotted an owl on her pyjamas… and there was the next art project inspiration! Using the directed drawing techniques again, and working on paper with a permanent marker, we drew an oval for a body, triangles for ears and beak, circles for eyes, a rainbow arc … Continue reading

So Tweet!

So Tweet!

I love birds! We have some on our hallway table (not real ones!) which were the inspiration behind this little art project! Meg is just at the stage of loving directed line drawing, so we grabbed some art paper and a sharpie marker and got busy! We drew a ‘U’ shape first, connected it at … Continue reading

Mini Monets

Mini Monets

This was an idea I got from my beautiful friend Debs, who got it from another lovely friend, Judy, who got it from… somewhere! Thanks to whoever came up with it! It is so incredibly simple, great for teaching colour theory and the results are amazing! After looking at some of Monet’s paintings of the Garden at Giverny, … Continue reading

Kandinsky Circles Class Project

Kandinsky Circles Class Project

Heading into my daughter’s kindergarten classroom to create a whole class artwork for  a school fundraising auction was one of those magical affirming moments. I love teaching. I especially love art lessons! The happiness that comes from watching little fingers making and creating artworks is just too wonderful not to share! There are an enormous amount … Continue reading