Archive Monthly Archives: October 2013

Is blind contour drawing too difficult for young children?(art class lesson 3)

One of the most important concepts in drawing is contour drawing. That is basically drawing the lines of the object onto your paper. A very popular pre activity to contour drawing is blind contour drawing,

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Leaf people projects (literacy art projects)

Fall, which it is now here in New York is a great time to make projects with leaves. Of course, fall projects will consist of gorgeous red, yellow and multicolored leaves. The project we did here was

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Finding shapes & lines in pictures (art class lesson 2)

So we are in our second of our art class. For explanation of what this class is all about see first class post. I had a few  goals for this class (which will be continued throughout many of the classes).

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The beginning of a new art class

This past Sunday was the first of a new series of art classes that I am running in my home. One of my objectives with this art class is to put together a solid course for parents on how to teach their

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Does a Square need to be Perfect? (literacy art projects)

The perfect square was actually the perfect excuse to do some collages with kids. Any reader of this blog will know how much I love collages and you can refer to my 24 of the best most creative kids collages to

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