Jack-O’-Lantern

Posted: March 20, 2018

Art Techniques: plotting, shapes, shading, rendering, toning, vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, highlights Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1 1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6 2nd Grade: 1.3,...

Jack Skellington

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Art Techniques: vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, plotting, toning, blending, core shadows, reduction, reflective light Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1 1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4,...

Water Lilies

Posted: March 1, 2018

Instead of growing on land, this water lily flower is growing in water! Impressionist artist Claude Monet was so fascinated with painting water lilies,...

Maternal Kiss

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Sweet everyday scenes between mother and child were one of Mary Cassatt's favorite subject matter. Explore her Impressionist style with chalk pastel strokes as...

Panda Bear

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Art Techniques: vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, negative space, plotting, reduction, cross-hatching, texture Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1 1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6 2nd Grade: 1.3,...

Charcoal Lily

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Art Techniques: vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, shapes, blending, texture, streaks, tones, contrast, dimension, highlights Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1 1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4,...

Howling Wolf

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Art Techniques: plotting, texture, vine charcoal, toning, compressed charcoal, hating lines, pull & swipe, reduction, highlights Art Standards: 3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 2.1, 2.3 4th Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.7,...

Mountain Landscape

Posted: February 22, 2018

Enjoy learning about blending and tones while creating a beautiful mountain landscape. Art Techniques: vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, toning, shading, texture, shadows, highlights Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3,...

Black & White Winter Landscape

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Art Techniques: half loading, left to right Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1 1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6 2nd Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4 3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.5,...

Heart with Banner

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Have something special to say? Write it in this banner & share your heart with someone! Art Techniques: shapes Art Standards: Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1,...

Pear

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Discover tones and shadows creating an amazing still life pear! Art Techniques: draw lightly, shadows, shading, cross-hatching, tones, blending, core shadows, cast shadows, highlights, reflective light,...