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Author: Alicia Robinson

Primary Colors: Piet Mondrian Inspired Art

Primary Colors: Piet Mondrian Inspired Art

In this class, students will learn about primary colors. Students will learn about Piet Mondrian and his use of primary colors to create art. Class Layout Talk about primary colors, white, and black Briefly discuss Piet Mondrian and visit several websites to view his work. https://www.piet-mondrian.org/ or https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/piet-mondrian or https://www.britannica.com/biography/Piet-Mondrian/Cubist-period-in-Paris. Create a Mondrian inspired interactive […]

Create Mixed-Media Valentine’s Cards With Watercolor and Crayons Ages 5-8

Create Mixed-Media Valentine’s Cards With Watercolor and Crayons Ages 5-8

In this special February class, students will learn three basic watercolor techniques to create Valentine’s cards. Card one: Students will draw or trace several hearts. Students will color the heart/s with crayons. Students will watercolor the background. This technique shows students that watercolor will roll off wax crayons. Card two: Students will draw or trace […]

Create Mixed-Media Valentine’s Cards With Watercolor and Crayons Ages 9-12

Create Mixed-Media Valentine’s Cards With Watercolor and Crayons Ages 9-12

In this special February class, students will learn four basic watercolor techniques to create Valentine’s cards. Card one: Students will draw or trace several hearts. Students will color the heart/s with crayons. Students will watercolor the background. This technique shows students that watercolor will roll off wax crayons. Card two: Students will draw or trace […]

Secondary Colors, Mixing Paint, and Colorful Line Art

Secondary Colors, Mixing Paint, and Colorful Line Art

In this class, students will learn about secondary colors by mixing primary color paint. Students will create a colorful painting using secondary and primary colors. Class Layout Secondary colors: What are they and how are they made? Make secondary colors with primary color paint. Secondary color wheel (see class welcome message for printable color wheel) […]

Introduction to Contour Lines: Draw Your Hand

Introduction to Contour Lines: Draw Your Hand

In this class, students will learn about contour lines. Class Layout Students will learn what a contour drawing is. Students will look at several examples of contour drawings of hands. Students will practice drawing the contour of their hand. Students will learn what a blind contour drawing is. Students will practice drawing a blind contour […]