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SnapChat Filter Selfies

Students loved creating self portraits using snap chat filters. Move over Instagram we all know Snapchat has the best fun filters.

To make our selfies even more real we mounted them on a cell phone drawing.

This lesson is inspired by Cassie Stephens she has a tutorial on her blog as well as her YouTube channel. https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com

I allowed my students to chose their filter and animal. I love the finished product🤳🏾❣️🎨😍📸📲

Geometric Cats

My first grade did an amazing job drawing their cats and adding geometric shapes in the background.

They developed skills in flow drawing which is an art technique developed by artycrafykids.com to encourage children to understand shapes and create them in a freer way.

Students were encouraged to discover a natural flow, bringing mindfulness to the creative process.

Students enhanced their drawing by adding personality and geometric shapes in the background.

Students experimented with a mixture of mediums.

You can find more about this lesson including video tutorials at http://www.artycraftykids.com they have amazing art lessons to encourage students to express themselves creatively and artistically. ❤️🎨

Sharks of the Ocean

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Amazing Art Teacher Door

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Shark Door by: Amazing Art Teacher 

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💪🏽💪🏽Strength no Weakness 💪🏽💪🏽

One of my many door designs. I did this to motivate my students.  I showed them a inspirational video by Demarjay Smith  https://youtu.be/bniI8NUwoRU

This kid is awesome. Moral of the story is you have to work hard and never give up. Don’t put yourself down, always keep yourself up. As long as you keep that mindset you will succeed🙌🏽

You can either be the Shark 🦈 of the Ocean 🌊 or the fish 🐟 in the Sea.  We are Sharks! Strength No Weakness! 💪🏽

My students created their own sharks to go around the door. The funny thing is each shark resembled the student in a weird way. Lol😄

I Genuinely Love My Students ❤️

I ❤️ What I do. Not only an Art Teacher but a Role Model!👩🏽‍🎨🎨

Desert Sunsets 🌅

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My 4th Grade girls learned how to paint silhouettes. They first used red and yellow paint to blend the background sunset. They then painted camels and palm trees with black paint.

My 1st graders made deserts in a box.  I found this idea on Pinterest and fell in love with it. Great for teaching foreground, middle ground, and background. Picture doesn’t do them justice.

Lastly my 3rd Grade boys used oil pastel for the background of their landscapes. Then ripped construction paper for foreground and middle ground layers. Lastly they drew camels on black paper and glued them onto their landscapes.

I absolutely Love how they all came together to create this dynamic display for the schools entrance.