Student-friendly art projects with easy-to-find materials.
Create a piece of repeating art in the style of MC Escher!
Part 1 of Self Portraits
Anyone, yes anyone, can create a (somewhat) realistic self-portrait using these steps. Anyone!
Part 6 of Writing About Art
Your students will turn the iconic painting The Scream into a vivid, sensory poem.
Part 2 of Self Portraits
What if a students' self-portrait was made of words that describe the student!?
You could keep zooming in on this snowflake forever!
What if this triangle pattern just kept repeating… forever!?
Pick a few numbers, draw some corresponding lines on grid paper, and you'll end up with some interesting, looping math-y art!
Terri Eicholz explains how she builds empathy in her students using the story of the Faberge Eggs.
What's going on in this painting? Who is that guy? What's his job? And where's his other boot?
What are these two women up to? What's that thing she's holding? Let's make some inferences!
How to draw a simple version of this twisty Henri Matisse knot!
Create mathematical art with curves that, well, aren't curvy.
Students will work their brain in several ways, noticing details, comparing, synthesizing, and finally identifying a parallel. All with one artist's work!
Part 3 of Self Portraits
Turn your students into a bunch of Monets with q-tips and some tempera paint.
Let's give our students an art history lesson while teaching them how to enhance their drawings using one-point perspective.
Here's how you can draw The Penrose Triangle, an example of an impossible shape.
What's going on in this room? There are shoes everywhere! Are those… oranges? Let's make some inferences!
Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of cubism.
Let's get students' art really popping with two-point perspective!
How to draw a more complex version of this twisty Henri Matisse knot!
How to draw the final version of the twisty Henri Matisse knot!
Who will win the tournament of Van Gogh self-portraits!?