Halloween Tower of Terror @ Leornian Creative School

Halloween Tower of Terror! :-)

This was a really involved project but we enjoyed the relaxed spread out pace. I saw this adorable tower of Halloween characters in a Pier One catalog. I thought it would be really fun to make our own. We started by doing papier mache. I was surprised neither kid loved getting all messy. Well, I…

Color Theory – Lesson 2

Another great lesson came from sensationalcolor.com. We discussed color temperature and the differences between warm and cool colors. For the project, our inspiration came from Criscoart blog. We were able to incorporate our previous lessons on abstract art. We used warm colors for the top and cool for the bottom. We drew in Sharpie first,…

Haunted House Lesson

Haunted Houses Lesson

We had so much fun doing this lesson! This was our best project yet. We are getting ready for Halloween and thought we needed some Halloween drawings to spooky up the place. I saw these great haunted house illustrations on the Jamestown Elementary Art Blog and thought these would be great. I have no idea…

Homeschool Art Lesson

Color Theory – Lesson 1

So why not start the year off with color theory. Everyone learns it and it’s reviewed every year. But it’s a great refresher and we had fun doing the projects. I found this EXCELLENT site that has great information on color theory. We started our lesson by reading aloud from sensationalcolor.com. We then discussed the…