I loved doing this in art class. Art With Mr. E: Line Design w/Shading - Grade Very cool, fun art shading project from Art With Mr. he's an elementary art specialist. Try this with your kids (but I think grown ups would enjoy this too).
Picasso - cardboard masks making for kids - oh what fun
Living Art: Visual Elements - Mandalas - Math and Art.
other words can include leaf, bat, moon etc etc. Vocabulary could be tied to a theme. Example Autumn or scary night
arteascuola: Zentangle hand on a value background Monochromatic
Fall- Words, Shapes, and Patterns. My graders did these for the first fall art lesson using colored pencil. Draw shape on x paper, fill it with the word label, use color and patterns to fill in.
Grade-Op Art Kids would like doing this. Henderson-Gaunt Henderson-Gaunt Henderson-Gaunt Henderson-Gaunt Cleland - thought of you! by carey
Masks In the Making Picasso Masks
What is a Mandala? "A Mandala is a sacred space, often a circle that reveals inner truth about you.
Zentangle flowers with tempera-value background/ acrylic background middle school ideas
cool hand drawing for kids.art lesson on lines.also made me think of Gibson for your after school crafts, I think kids would think this is pretty cool!
Runde's Room: Optical Illusions in Art Class - an easy to complete art project that students will be proud of. Remember reality is an ILLUSION the universe is a hologram buy gold!
Final example of Word, Shape, Pattern art lesson for fall.
Mandala Tutorial - how to draw a string for a Zentangle mandala. Incorporate into regular mandala drawings.
Op Art--A different spin on a Valentine's Day art project.