We’ve put together an art-kit for you: the above link will take you to a list of supplies that we think are essential to keep on hand for your kids to create with (and do Doodles lessons!)
Click on any project for more information, and to enroll:
NEW: Anthropomorphic Animals
Starting 7/07: Students draw an animal and use the background to describe the traits normally associated with it.
Students create their own superheroes, complete with a backstory.
The Secret Language of Objects
Students learn about symbols in Renaissance paintings, and tell a story of their choice using symbols.
A Toy’s Story
Students draw their favorite toy and show where they go in their imagination.
Students learn about the Mexican artist Pedro Linares, and how he created colorful composite creatures called Alebrije, which have become a national art form. They create their own unique composite creatures.
Art & Advocacy
Students learn about water problems around the world and how graphic designers use design to enact change. They design a poster advocating for a cause they care strongly about.
Around the Neighborhood
Students learn about Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance. They make a collage that depicts their own neighborhood, with a focus on color.
Students learn about artists who faced different mental and physical challenges, and complete a recycled sculpture by getting their own series of challenges.
Me & My Monster
Students learn about visual poetry, create a poem about a monster helper, draw a self-portrait, and rearrange their poems in a visual way with the self-portrait. They work with basic collage supplies and colored pencils.
Rainforest Creature Marionettes
Students learn about animal defense mechanisms and invent an animal ideally suited to live in the rainforst. They create a marionette puppet from paper tubes, paint, craft sticks, and string.
Artist, Explorer, Scientist
Students learn about John Audubon, draw an animal and it’s habitat, and finish with watercolor.
Designing the Zodiac
Students learn about constellations across many different cultures and create their own constellation and write their own origin story.