Friday, November 24, 2017

Clay Motion Classes for Kids

Clay Motion Classes for Kids
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Our Final project, and after only one week of intensive work, the kids finessed their amazing videos for their clay motion class. They built their setting and figures, discussed their stories and put them into action.

Stop Motion for Kids

Stop Motion for Kids
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As a part of our clay motion class, we started by learning how the movement is made in the movies. It is just a series of pictures where only a slight change is made.

Art Project for Kids: How to make a Collage

June 10, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to make a Collage
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Collage is a very easy and fun technique for young and older kids. It can be as easy as you want to make it, or as complex as only famous artist have master them. So we can say that collage is a technique for kids of all ages! We have several projects to choose, you [...]

Paper Sculpture for Kids

April 21, 2013 by  
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Paper Sculpture for Kids
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Paper has been with us for hundreds, even thousands of years. It is an amazing material, not only for writing, wrapping or drawing, but for building tridimensional work. Many artists use paper for their sculptures. I have here a recollection of paper sculptures to show the children how creative you can be with such a [...]

Art for Kids: The Creative Process

March 4, 2013 by  
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Art for Kids: The Creative Process
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The creative process in children is an intuitive and internal process. As parents and teachers we must give them the tools they need to express and develop their creativity. If we want our children to express themselves trough art, we don’t need not teach them a technique, maybe what we need to do, is un-teach [...]

Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Sand Painting

October 16, 2012 by  
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Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Sand Painting
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Many cultures have use colored sand to paint or to create with it. Native American Indians used sand painting to heal and to get rid of bad energies.

Art Techniques for Kids: Color Theory

August 28, 2012 by  
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Art Techniques for Kids: Color Theory
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Colors are everywhere, our world is filled with colors and we need to learn how to use them, how we can mix them to get new colors, and how to combine them.

Art Techniques for Kids: Chalk

August 27, 2012 by  
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Art Techniques for Kids: Chalk
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Chalk is a favorite media for children. It can be used over dry paper, it smudges easily and can be mixed and blended. It can also be dipped in water or paint to use it over fabric. For oversized drawings, we can work outside over asphalt or cement.

Art Techniques for Kids: Charcoal

August 27, 2012 by  
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Art Techniques for Kids: Charcoal
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Introduce children to charcoal is really fun and rewarding. You just need to prepare the setting, cover the table, and dress for the occasion, because is going to get messy!