Making Art At Home: Build a Fort!

Hello friends and welcome back! I am so glad that you are here and I am so happy to share with you today a really fun idea that an art teacher friend of mine is working on. Tara Taber had the awesome idea that everyone could build a fort at their house while they are…

Making Art at Home: Guest Student Artist: Cora Tallula!!!

Hello friends, and welcome back! I am so glad to have you with me on this last week of posting art lessons! Today, we have a guest artist: Cora Tallula! Cora Tallula is an excellent artist who loves to make art, and also loves to make lists! In this video she shows us how to…

Making Art At Home: Self Portrait in Mask

Hello friends, I am so glad that you are here! I loved your talent show performances soooooo much. They brought so much joy to my weekend. This week is the final week of the school year and I will not be posting every day after this. I will do a check-in this summer every so…

Making Art at Home: A donut!

Today is 5th Grade Graduation, annnnnnnnd talent show day! You can watch the talent show here: Talent Show Now that should really be enough for one day, but I don’t want anyone who wants to make art be left with no art to make soooooo…..let’s make a donut!! A donut, a donut! I made a…

Making Art at Home: Student Guest Artist: Jude!

Welcome back, friends! I am so glad that you are here! Today as your art teacher we have….Jude! Jude is a really cool artist and a talented creative who has designed a lot of things this year including our Strawberry Street T-shirt! Jude is teaching you something that I have never done before, but I…

Making Art at Home: Chalk art, rainbow blending

Welcome back, friends! I am so glad you are here! I hope you are working on your flipgrid talent show performance! I can’t wait to see what you do on Friday! Today we are doing a very simple rainbow in chalk outside. You could also do this chalk rainbow inside on some brown or black…

Making Art At Home: 3 Little Birds Cartoon

Hello friends, welcome back! We only have two more weeks of school left. On Friday we have our talent show and the 5th grade graduation. I hope you are working on your talent show talent! Today we are doing a simple bird cartoon. This cartoon uses really basic shapes and letters: circles, lines and the…

Making Art at Home: Cartoon style plant drawing

Hello friends and welcome back! I am so glad that you are here with me today. I went on a zoom call with Ms. Baron’s 4th grade yesterday and I see that they are really enjoying cartooning, so I thought I would do a few cartoon posts. This one is a cartoon style of some…

Making art at Home: Shading

Hello friends and welcome back! I am so glad to be with you today. I went to a zoom meeting with 5th grade on Tuesday, and one of the things they asked for was a tutorial on shading. I am not sure the best place to start for that, so I am starting with a…