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Have you noticed that “coloring” is having a moment? These days, you can buy coloring books everywhere – even in the grocery store line! This lesson offers the same mind-quieting, free-flowing benefits of coloring, with some added challenge and dimension. You can use that 1980’s atlas gathering dust on your highest bookshelf or – if …

Hannah Sims
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Yesterday I went to the Bellevue Art Museum to see the exhibition A World of Paper, A world of Fashion, Isabelle de Borchgrave Meets Mariano Fortuny. I was enthralled. The patterns on the paper fabrics and backgrounds for the paper dresses was absolutely unbelievably beautiful. If I could have taken photos I would have. Instead I am going to return to the museum with my sketchbook and colored pencils to catch the color choices for the "fabrics". If you do not know Isabelle de Borchgrave, do…

Mary Knight
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I've always had a slight obsession with maps without really realizing it. Recently it was pointed out that I have a tendency to craft with maps. I think this is because growing up my Dad was a long haul truck driver so we always had an atlas around or went on trips with him where he would show me the plotted out roots on the map so I could learn to follow along, these were the days before GPS. Now when the mapbooks were well used or a new one was purchased I always took the old one. It was…

Liz Sagaser
We have recently wrapped up our summative watercolor project, called "identity maps". Students learned to express aspects of themselves usin... Middle School Art, Art Lesson Plans, Art, Elementary Art, 8th Grade Art, 7th Grade Art, 6th Grade Art, Art Lessons Elementary, Middle School Art Projects

We have recently wrapped up our summative watercolor project, called "identity maps". Students learned to express aspects of themselves using an imaginary map and paint as their vehicle. They created an island with 8 or more land or water features named for aspects of their identity. We began our unit by dyeing watercolor paper with tea to make it look old. Students then learned how to watercolor using 3 main watercolor washes (flat, gradual, and transitional). Details were achieved by using…

Natalja Malinina