Resist Fabric Dyeing Inspired by ‘Black Panther’
November 07, 2018

Resist Fabric Dyeing Inspired by ‘Black Panther’

This lesson began in Wakanda. Yes, the fictional Wakanda from the block-buster film, Black Panther. My students were fascinated with the movie, some even seeing it several times in the theater. It was the perfect prompt for us to view and discuss African art. This lesson was part of a larger unit on African art […]

DEC: Quilt Top, Crazy Pattern
November 07, 2018

DEC: Quilt Top, Crazy Pattern

DETAIL: Unknown American artist. Quilt Top, Crazy Pattern, ca. 1885. Made in New York. Satin, velvet and cotton; 60.75″ x 52″. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Tracey Blumenreich Zabar, 1989. Public domain. 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 […]

3D Intro Art / Article 4 of 10
November 07, 2018

3D Intro Art / Article 4 of 10

Article 4 of 10 Wonderful Weavings by Debi West Who doesn’t love bringing fiber art into the art room? I have a feeling there are a lot of art teachers who probably don’t agree, and I have to say, until I took a few workshops at state art education conferences, I was intimidated by the […]

Stepping Stones / December 2018
November 07, 2018

Stepping Stones / December 2018

Stepping Stones is a monthly column that breaks down seemingly daunting tasks into simple, manageable “steps” that any art educator can take and apply directly to their classroom. Stepping Stones will explore a variety of topics and share advice for art-on-a-cart teachers and those with art rooms. INTRODUCING NEW FIBER-ARTS PROJECTS by Heidi O’Hanley Fiber […]