Thanksgiving: Fact or Fiction with famous pieces of art

Click here to see and download the Thanksgiving Facts with Famous Thanksgiving Art.

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10 Art lesson ideas inspired by fall

As long as there have been artists, artists have found inspiration from their environment. I live in New England and the fall season is particularly inspirational and is hands down my favorite time of the year. The leaves change color, the apples are ripe for picking, birds are migrating, folks are stocking up on candy […]

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Fall Leaves Template

Fall Leaves Template is available here. Klimt Inspired Leaves/Tree  

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Kusama Pumpkins Resource

A Bank of America “Masterpiece Moment.” An introduction of Yayoi Kusama and her piece, “Pumpkin” an 8-foot tall sculpture and installation at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSjhWFIdv9w Related Content at My Art Lesson: Woman’s History Month Think Series  

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Mixed Media Nature Drawing

Grade Level 5-6, 7-8 Duration 5-6 periods, 47 minute periods Materials watercolor paper (the author used Shizen Design Punjab Watercolor Paper, 9 x 12 Inches, 140 lb, White, 25 Sheets sold by School Specialty), light table, (or window), pencil, basic drawing paper, colored and black sharpies, brushes, liquid watercolor paint Media Mixed media Lesson Objectives […]

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Mixed Media Nature Drawing slide show by Ursina Amsler

Mixed Media Nature Slide Show is a resource for the lesson, Mixed Media Nature Drawing, linked below. Mixed Media Nature Drawing  

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Nature monoprints with gelatin plates

Grade Level 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 Duration 2-3 classes of 45 minute length Materials gelitin plate (homemade or commercial), inks (I used Speedball) or paints, brayers, newspaper, paper, leaves, ferns and other plant material, and texture plates or textured materials Media Printing, Monoprint Lesson Objectives Students will… create and original monoprint applying concepts of shape, […]

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Nature Themed Collagraph

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10 Duration 10 classes, 45 minutes Materials For making the collagraph plate: Thin cardboard (like cereal boxes), thicker card to mount on, corrugated card, string, hot glue, white glue, Shellac (to seal) For printing: water based inks in red, blue, yellow, brayer, plexiglass for inking, printing paper, printing press (alternative, use a […]

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