Paintings with Fabric Inspired by Shinique Smith
November 10, 2016

Paintings with Fabric Inspired by Shinique Smith

It is important for art teachers to introduce their students to art from a diverse range of artists from  throughout history, as well as artists who are living and working today. Contemporary artist Shinique Smith is an excellent example of a successful female artist who is working in interesting and unique ways. Smith creates in […]

Resisting Wax
November 10, 2016

Resisting Wax

There are a number of methods for decorating textiles, of course, including tie-dye and batik. Love the latter but, hot wax in my classroom? No way! I came up with two alternatives that are far more safe and smoke-free. One of these options is way more economical than cold wax, and the other can be […]