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#TBT Snow Globes…easy to make!

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Creativity, Featured | 0 comments

#TBT Snow Globes…easy to make!

Now that many of us have experienced the first flakes of the season, let’s look back to a wonderful lesson on Snow Globes. Visit Snowman Snow Globe in Clay lesson for the step by step instructions. What’s your favorite winter time...

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Happy Birthday Georges Seurat!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Creativity, Featured | 0 comments

Happy Birthday Georges Seurat!

Today is painter Georges Seurat’s birthday! Georges was born on December 2, 1859 in Paris, France. He was best known for a painting technique called “pointillism.” Georges painted with small dabs and dots of paint on his canvas instead of broad brushstrokes. Learn more about Georges Seurat by reading The Primary Kids Meet Georges Seurat with your kids. Happy Birthday Georges and thank you for starring with The Primary Kids in their first book! It makes a great holiday gift! Who is your favorite artist?...

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#TBT to sunny San Diego

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

#TBT to sunny San Diego

Here’s a #TBT image from my time at the National Art Education Association Conference that was this past Spring in San Diego, Ca. Today’s colder temperatures made me think back to sunny San Diego! This was a huge sculpture outside the convention...

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Quote of the Week Wednesday!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Artist Quotes | 0 comments

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

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Quote of the Week Wednesday!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Artist Quotes | 0 comments

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” – Marc Chagall

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Fall Lesson on TPT-Perspective Pumpkins

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Lessons, Lessons and Visuals | 0 comments

Fall Lesson on TPT-Perspective Pumpkins

Here is a great lesson for Fall that we have posted on TeachersPayTeachers website. It’s called “Perspective Pumpkins” and includes a great “how to” page for your students to learn how to draw a pumpkin. Use this worksheet for any fall lesson that includes pumpkins. Kids love it! Click HERE to get the lesson.  What other types of lesson do you do with your students to celebrate the Fall season? Let us...

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Quote of the Week Wednesday!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Artist Quotes | 0 comments

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh

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Quote of the Week Wednesday!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Artist Quotes | 0 comments

“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.” – James McNeill Whistler

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Quote of the Week Wednesday!

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Artist Quotes | 0 comments

“Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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