Thursday, May 28, 2015

for the birds...James John Audubon

It has been two years since I last did this lesson and we are doing it again right now which has made me pull up the older photos. This lesson is inspired by James John Audubon...who if you are unaware had a kind of crazy childhood/young adult hood...but I digress. Being the last assignment of the school years 7th and 8th graders are allowed to choose any media I have available to create their artwork inspired by a REAL bird. Here are a few from the past. Enjoy

The darn rotated photos! now I am remembering some of the reasons I stopped blogging and that was a big one. No time to try to fix it sorry folks

Sunday, May 24, 2015

one year later

Wow it really has been a year since I posted. Funny how pintrest changed the world of art teacher blogging.  Our district ended up not striking when a deal was made just days before we were scheduled to walk.  One year later it all feels like a bad dream and I am happy it is in the past. Since I haven't been blogging I have gotten bad about taking photos but here are a few from a student choice unit inspired by the art Gwenn Seemel.