Monthly Archives: April 2016

Celebrating Spring: Mixed Media Birds

This session we are celebrating spring! In this project we used a variety of materials to create fun and dimensional “birds in a nest”. Materials: Construction Paper Googly Eyes Feathers Twigs, Yarns, Paper Shreds, etc. Leaves (real, fabric, recycled art) Blue Tempera Paint White Cardstock or Construction Paper Optional: Large Circle Punch We opened with a reading…

Famous Artists I: Van Gogh Monotypes

Materials: cookie sheet washable tempera paint paper (I like white heavy weight construction or card stock) Use your hands like “Kitty paws”. This is how the paint looks before we press the paper. What your are making is a “Monotype” which means it will be a one-of-a-kind print. I like to show examples of Van…

Magnetic Plate Places

For this project, we summoned all our imaginative powers to create a special land or adventure place we would like to travel. We traveled these space with little magnetic characters, also of our own creation. Materials: Sturdy Paper Plates Markers Paintbrushes (optional) Magnets Big Popsicle Sticks Hot Glue and Gun Here is our lovely intern,…