Abstract Felt Designs Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky
November 08, 2017

Abstract Felt Designs Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky

As the author for the “Stepping Stones” column, I recently shared that some of my favorite lessons to teach were fiber-arts based, but with the time crunches and challenges with storage, I was not always able to work with the materials in a traveling setting. I did manage to work with yarn, fabric, and other […]

Dedicated to Denim: Composing with Fabric
November 08, 2017

Dedicated to Denim: Composing with Fabric

Creating art work takes a lot of dedication. Finding inspirations and ideas to encourage a high level of dedication among my students can be challenging. Each semester, I search for engaging ideas for the fiber portion of my Fibers and Glass course. High school students in this course have completed a basic drawing and design […]

Face2Face in Ottawa
November 08, 2017

Face2Face in Ottawa

One of the most important mandates that secondary schools in Canada have is to ensure that young adults understand their role in the community. When Ottawa Education Programs Officer, Olga Zeale, contacted our art department about a special project to highlight Canadian Archives Awareness Week, I knew our students would enthusiastically embrace the task, which […]

DECEMBER: The Brooklyn Diner
November 08, 2017

DECEMBER: The Brooklyn Diner

DETAIL: Ian Berry (English; b. 1984). The Brooklyn Diner, 2013. Denim on denim; 23.6″ x 48″ (60 x 122 cm). Photograph courtesy of the artist, reproduced with his permission. ianberry.org ONLINE EXTRAS click here for resources related to this art print  Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Art Print and Lesson Plan For Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A […]