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…

Royal Pooch Lesson

First Deep Space Sparkle lesson

After jumping in with both feet and concentrating on some “grown up” art subjects last week, E was ready for some “fun stuff!” So today we did our first lesson from Deep Space Sparkle, called Royal Pooches. This is an amazing website and her lesson plans are fantastic! Very well layed out and easy to…

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Arthur Dove inspired journals

We created Arthur Dove inspired journal covers for our trip to the Ringling Art Museum today. The museum is featuring Modern American Artists, including Georgia O’Keeffe, Arthur Dove, and Norman Rockwell. We’ll be doing a fun Norman Rockwell project next week so stay tuned. I will be posting our lessons as soon as I have…