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Knowing is half the battle. The bristles of a paint brush are held in place by glue and the metal collar or ferrule. Soaking a brush in water does little to clean it but a LOT to making it lose bristles.

Artist Inspired Project - Art Mash: Artist Pages - Use for students to write about famous French artists

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Recycle Newspaper Cartoons into Chic Envelopes

value scale- great to show people about mark making

Grid Drawing Worksheets | Drawing-with-Grids Activity: Walking Elephant by Fun Free Party Games

elements of art - space

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Yes! SO Cool! Children paint plexiglass and make an outdoor exhibit for them to walk through. Viachroma by Rowena Martinich: Pedestrians are enveloped in colored lights and shadows as sunlight passes throught at different times of day.

Many times, art teachers defend art education by saying that it raises test scores, keeps kids in school, or improves student performance in "core" academic areas. This may all be true, but the visual arts teach important "habits of mind" that can't be learned in traditionally "core" academic areas.

Art Room 104: Studio Art: The Elements of Art. I love this idea of opening your notes. It's a creative, engaging way to take notes.

Smudge feathers - great results with young students

extended landscape-sketchbook assignment, color pencil

Play with sponge balls (instead of water balloons) all summer long!!

Glass Etching (easy)

What to do With Unavoidable Nudes: Here are a few quick talking points you can use with students when approaching those unavoidable nudes or other controversial art outside your classroom.

diy stamp it with ink and erasers - vbs ideas

How to make Laurel Crowns - I think this is a great craft idea for younger kids when studying Roman history.

Drawing of a mouth - side view - draw a straight line to see the angle/slant nose to chin; also look for negative space to get the form of the mouth.