Summertime Sculpture: Squeaky-Clean Tikis
May 10, 2018

Summertime Sculpture: Squeaky-Clean Tikis

Soap carving is an easy, inexpensive, and pleasant-smelling way for students to try subtractive sculpture! I piloted this project with my Art Club to determine where students might struggle with the process. I also wanted to see if the end results would actually look like tikis before extrapolating it to a full class project. The […]

JUNE: The Jolly Flatboatmen
May 10, 2018

JUNE: The Jolly Flatboatmen

DETAIL: George Caleb Bingham (American; 1811–1879). The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1846. Oil on canvas; 38.125″ x 48.5″. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Patrons’ Permanent Fund. ©/ 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 Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A June 2018 […]

AMPed Up Curriculum / Lesson 10 of 10
May 10, 2018

AMPed Up Curriculum / Lesson 10 of 10

Article 10 of 10 Performance Final / Capstone by Debi West What a joy it has been to share a few of my student’s most successful advanced art lessons this year. I am really excited to see how well these work for you and the creative ways in which you will springboard from them. One […]

MAY: Academe
April 10, 2018

MAY: Academe

DETAIL: John Pugh (American; b. 1957). Mural: Academe, 1981. Acrylic on Concrete; 20′ high x 30′ wide. Taylor Hall (now destroyed), California State University, Chico. Photograph courtesy of the artist (artofjohnpugh.com). 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 […]