Monday, December 11, 2017

Art Techniques

Clay Motion Classes for Kids Clay Motion Classes for Kids

Our Final project, and after only one week of intensive work, the kids finessed their... 


Stop Motion for Kids Stop Motion for Kids

As a part of our clay motion class, we started by learning how the movement is made... 


Art Project for Kids: How to make a Collage Art Project for Kids: How to make a Collage

Collage is a very easy and fun technique for young and older kids. It can be as easy... 


Paper Sculpture for Kids Paper Sculpture for Kids

Paper has been with us for hundreds, even thousands of years. It is an amazing material,... 


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Art Projects

Clay Motion for Kids: a Basic Project Clay Motion for Kids: a Basic Project

This was our second exercise in our Stop Motion series. Each kid explored movement... 


Fall project for kids: Making Leaves Fall project for kids: Making Leaves

This is a very fun project to make during the fall season. First, we collected the... 


Art Project for Kids: How to make a Chinese Scroll Art Project for Kids: How to make a Chinese Scroll

Ancient Chinese scrolls are vertical paper rolls where the artists painted landscapes,... 


Art Project for Kids: Shadow Puppet Show

This puppet show was made entirely by two of my students during the China art camp.... 


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Feature posts

Project for kids: Rainy Day Photography with a Smartphone Project for kids: Rainy Day Photography with a Smartphone

Today’s Photography project for kids is photographing in a rainy day. Rain doesn’t have to spoil our artistic vein, so let’s take our smartphones and go outside. Do not let your phone get wet though. Use an umbrella or cover the screen with a plastic bag. Don’t go in the middle of the storm, you can photograph the rain from the window; we will... [Read more of this review]


Art Project for Kids: Colored Rice Collage Art Project for Kids: Colored Rice Collage

As a part of our collage series, we decided to try some unconventional media: colored rice. This is very easy art project, and kids would love it. Making a collage during the long summer months, on a rainy day, or when they are tired or sick, can turn their day around. Kids are creative by nature, and most materials are easily found at home. To learn... [Read more of this review]


Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Mona Lisa

In our series about Leonardo da Vinci biography for Kids: Mona Lisa was his most famous painting, and probably the most famous painting in the history of art. When Leonardo da Vinci was 52 years old, he left Milan, and went back to Florence, where he painted his famous Mona Lisa from 1503 to 1506. It was painted on a 30 inches tall and about 20 inches... [Read more of this review]


Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Tissue Paper Collage Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Tissue Paper Collage

This project came out so beautiful. The tissue paper collage is very easy to make even for the little ones. We decided to make a self-portrait, and the final results were amazing, they look like stain glass windows. How you do make a tissue paper collage? It is very easy, materials are always handy and children will enjoy the bright colors. Materials: Paper... [Read more of this review]


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