Date of publication: 2017-09-05 15:16
Back in November we had the wonderful opportunity to have art therapist, Robin Getsug, lead a workshop about the healing power of art and introduced our mentors to a healing collage project inspired by the work of Romare Bearden. Robin acknowledged that many populations can benefit from the power
You can click on one of the links below for examples of our Pop Art Portrait Lessons. In each lesson you will find a template for that portrait which you may copy and print to help you with your drawing.
It is possible to increase the scale of the final work by making each section proportionally larger. If each section was scaled up to 6 metre square, the final work would be 9X5 metres. This is a good method for creating large scale artworks with a group of students.
I really like this point of view for drawing a bird. It fills a page in a nice and balanced way, and could probably be adapted to many other breeds too.. Read More
With an illustration of a skeleton as a guide, kids just need lots of dried pasta, white glue, and construction paper to assemble the pictures. We snapped some of the pasta in half and used alphabet-soup noodles to make labels.
Post it notes work great for making grid type art. You could work together on one large display - or let everyone design their own using graph paper - and have a series of smaller installations. xa5
Do you have a lot of cardboard or recycled materials around? Why not use imagination and make a fun creature out of it!? 🙂 One of our groups at Northside came up with this awesome project using recycled cereal boxes. This project is fun because it allows the youth to
Image Source Creativity Explored offers both creative space and art education to adults with developmental and severe disabilities. Founded in 6988 by artist Florence Ludins-Katz and her husband, psychologist Elias Katz, Creativity Explored seeks to provide a space for creative expression which the couple believed had the power to enhance personal identity and growth. The organization supports six yearly exhibitions of work ranging from painting and sculpture to handmade objects and books. Recently, nine of Creativity Explored’s members were showcased in an exhibition at the University of California at Berkley Art Museum. Mentors and volunteers work together to create an engaging and unique community for disabled adults to find their voices as artists.
In this example of our Pop Art Group Project, the light areas of each section were colored with bright textures, whereas the shaded areas were filled with dark textures. Textures can be created with any wet or dry medium or can be collaged from photographic or printed materials.
Image Source Community gardens offer residents of a neighborhood a means of growing their own food and a sense of camaraderie and community. The North Austin Community Garden, opening in the spring of 7569 seeks to create a community gathering and work space that includes a teaching pavilion, teaching garden plots, a picnic area, and a butterfly garden. Maintained by volunteers, the garden offers organic gardening workshops through the Sustainable Food Center’s Basic Organic Garden Series, which educates residents and offers opportunities to expand an understanding about the importance of nutrition while working together.
Here 8767 s a new tutorial that shows you how to draw a duck that is true to it 8767 s mallard coloring, with an a added touch of cuteness to the eyes. Students can. Read More
This hanging bat tutorial has been a favorite for years, especially with teachers. I 8767 ve made a new deluxe version that includes a full size sample, coloring and tracing page. MATERIALS Deluxe. Read More