I’m looking forward to moving forward with a beautiful summer and know that your children will love this opportunity to create and find confidence in their artistic ability. I have wonderful lessons ready and hope your children can join us this summer! I have found a beautiful place to host art camps. The historic school house near Anderson School! This school house is adorable.
Q is for Queen, I had a great time with this lesson. The kids came into the classroom ready to learn about Queen’s! I cant help looking at these drawings and smile… First we worked on our handwriting….lower case q’s. Wearing our Tiara’s of course! Once the face was drawn in children decided on the color of the robe and the designs. Some had
U is for Unicorn This was another Magical lesson. The we read the book Claire and the Unicorn Then all the kids passed the Unicorn around and looked at it. We observed that a unicorn mane can be any color, pink purple, green really whatever they come up with. This is a great way to encourage imagination. We talked about what it would be like
Pandas! Giant pandas are on the brink of extinction, with just over 1,000 pandas left in the world. Scientists are hoping to increase the wild panda population to 5,000 by 2025. Bamboo is the most important plant in a giant panda’s life. They spend at least 12 hours each day eating bamboo. Pandas grasp bamboo stalks with their five fingers and a special wristbone.
So I wanted to do a fun lesson with Oil Pastels. They can render very rich deep colors and I am always fascinated at the results. Banyan tree is a huge tree with very extensive branches. It is said that at one time more than 10, 000 people can sit under its shade at one time. It is a evergreen tree. It branches spread
This was a pretty cool lesson. Dinosaurs. A fun part about drawing the Dinosaur is the opportunity to draw angle lines. The spikes on the back, the teeth, claws, tail spikes. It all makes it interesting, and I have to admit the process of drawing a pattern or angles such as spikes is just plain fun! We discussed how there were many kinds of Dinosaurs. We
This is such a cute Lesson. The Pony. You will see here that each pony has HUGE differences, and PERSONALITY! I was pretty excited about that because each student really put their heart into their drawing and you can see the results are fantastic. Calling a baby horse a foal is a slightly general term. To more specifically describe a foal, you can call
The Toucan is a classic here at Kindred Art. Probably because there are so many options you can use. A beautiful colored beak, stark black body with stunning blue feet. It makes it all interesting. Then you have the option of the way you will color in the background. What kind of leaves will you draw?Do you want tropical flowers? The Toucan is at home in
I can always tell a good lesson by how quiet the room is. I can honestly say these kids were so absorbed in the wonder and excitement of this lesson. They were fully engaged and that is a good sign that they are enjoying what they are doing! Drawing Bubbles on black paper is really interesting because of the way a color pencil will
Fairy. Well this is always a sweet lesson. There is just something exciting and very magical about drawing Fairy’s. Fairy’s,unicorns and dragons… exciting and full of imagination!! Just what kids love! This lesson is somewhat complicated. And definitely a challenging, in a fun way.Not only are they drawing the face, they are also doing the feet and hands in a overlapping angle. A good way