Interactive idea! Have kids make their own tinfoil portraits/sculptures. Great after a tour of bronzes!

Tin Foil Head - I can see many ideas for Halloween looking at this! Never thought of using tin foil to make faces!

Blind contour drawing is a fun way to see how accurately we can draw when we observe something very carefully, by looking at it and not looking away. - Using a paper plate is a great way to accomplish this.

The paper plate is GENUIS! ----Blind contour drawing is a fun way to see how accurately we can draw when we observe something very carefully, by looking at it and not looking away. - Using a paper plate is a great way to accomplish this.

Think Create Art: Why is art important?

Passive program with this question would serve as a reminder to the importance of art. Also, allowing students to read what their peers have written might create critical thinking that they did not initially think of.

Tinfoil Sculpture Art Lesson

I think the kids would love doing this! 2 Peas and a Dog: Tinfoil Sculpture Art Lesson OMG! paper mache over tinfoil! never thought of using tinfoil for structure!

Jamestown Elementary Art Blog: Fourth Grade Landscapes

Fourth Grade artists started this project by each receiving a laminated landscape and worked with a friend to find the foreground, middlegr.

How to Tell Good Abstract Art from Bad. Good article to have class read as we begin our abstract unit.

How to Tell Good Abstract Art from Bad

"Abstract words express qualities apart from particular things and events" Abstract language is more commonly used in writing as opposed to concrete language, it comes more naturally.

Printing with Gelli Arts®: Gelli® Printing with DIY Cardboard Texture Plates!

Get a head start making your own custom-designed texture plates for Round Gelli ® plates by beginning with pre-cut cardboard cake circles!

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