Student portfolios are the first project I do with my students after we have our collaborative project completed. Students are taught that their masterpieces are to be treasured. One way we do that at school is to keep our art stored safely in individual portfolios. The easiest way I know to make a portfolio is… Continue reading Student Portfolios
The first week of school I like to do a collaborative art project with all my students K-5. Last year we did a mosaic and the students watched it come together as they each created their own small square. This year the project didn't rely so much on each student's art to create a whole,… Continue reading First Week Collaborative Art
Wow, what a summer! Tons of rain, lack of sun, pitiful garden = no inspiration for blogging. AND Then... my blog template updated - major GLITCH!!! Nothing worked - everything disappeared! So I purchased a new template and installed it, but all the demo posts made a bit of a mess and I still didn't… Continue reading Fresh Start & A New Chapter
Under paper is what lies beneath the Week 5 Challenge for the Documented Life Project. Under what?? Yep, that was my response. I guess for die hard mixed media artists this term is common language, but in all honesty – this artist didn’t get it. What is under-paper? Under-paper is that paper you put on… Continue reading What Lies Beneath?