Triangulating with Libs: Celebrating Diversity and Community
August 10, 2016

Triangulating with Libs: Celebrating Diversity and Community

Are you looking for a beginning-of-the-year project that brings your school community together while celebrating the diversity of your student population as well? If the answer is no, then don’t read any further … just kidding! If you are, then you may want to check out the work of Libs Elliott. Libs is a quilt […]

Stencil Chalk Design
August 10, 2016

Stencil Chalk Design

This is what I call a high-success, low-stress project. The students love it. And, it is a perfect icebreaker at the beginning of the year. Back in the day, when I first started teaching art, representatives from the art supply catalogs would visit your school. They would bring free samples and, on occasion, demonstrate an […]

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 1 of 10
August 10, 2016

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 1 of 10

Lesson 1 of 10 The Art of Portraiture   by Debi West I am excited to have the opportunity to write another yearlong series of lessons for Arts & Activities magazine this year. I believe that the next 10 articles will give teachers wonderful ideas of where to take their Art II students. I currently teach about […]

Tried & True Tips / September 2016
August 10, 2016

Tried & True Tips / September 2016

Tried & True Tips for Art Teachers is a monthly roundup of advice and wisdom from fellow art teachers, put together by the intrepid Glenda Lubiner. Back in the Swing of Things “You put down one color and it calls for an answer. You have to look at it like a melody.” — Romare Bearden […]