Multiple Lines and Making Murals
August 07, 2018

Multiple Lines and Making Murals

I usually introduce my students to the work of an individual artist with each activity, but every once in a while, I get a little wild and throw three or four at them at once. That was the case with this fun one. My fifth-graders looked at the work of Jason Woodside, local San Diego artist […]

Illustrating Social Media
August 07, 2018

Illustrating Social Media

We art teachers always strive to assign projects to enhance the visual experience and to direct students how to effectively use the elements and principles of design. While the lessons of the past and the works of the masters are certainly worthy of debate and discussion, the best way to have young adults invest in […]

We Are Wyoming: An Arts Integrated Unit
August 07, 2018

We Are Wyoming: An Arts Integrated Unit

Over 700 fourth-graders from around Wyoming expanded their learning about their state through this two-day, Wyoming-themed unit. Integrating state standards from Social Studies, Language Arts (Common Core), and Visual Art, the unit supplemented what fourth-grade teachers in our state were already teaching students about Wyoming history. Elements of the unit are shared below. While the […]

SEPT: Geo #66
August 07, 2018

SEPT: Geo #66

DETAIL: Monty Montgomery (American; b. 1975). Geo #66. Montana Gold aerosol and Liquitex acrylic on cradled birch panel with UV gloss varnish; 12″ x 18″ x 1.5″. Image courtesy of the artist. ©Monty Montgomery. Visit www.montymontgomeryart.com. Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Study Print For Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A September 2018 Issue For Only $6 Download a PDF of […]