Art Digest #1: Balance, Movement, Line (Days 20 through 29: 365 Days of ART)

Hello Blog Readers. I hope this email finds you well.  Today’s post is a digest with “nine days of art” in order to close out the month of December.   I invite you to read a section each day, or you might want to peruse this in one sitting.   Please note that the 365 … More Art Digest #1: Balance, Movement, Line (Days 20 through 29: 365 Days of ART)

Friday Fictioneers – Patriots Diner (kinda hate Christmas)

Today, I am joining in Friday Fictioneers, where you write 100 words to go with a photo prompt.  This “Patriots Diner” Photo (from Roger Bultot) is the prompt this week and I imagined a couple, maybe one with adult children, sitting in this diner while enjoying an early morning Christmas breakfast:     I don’t want … More Friday Fictioneers – Patriots Diner (kinda hate Christmas)

Modern Day Nativity (Day 19 of 365 Days of ART)

For Day 19 of the 365 Days of Art – I have a modern day nativity.  Lesson takeaways for students: These kind of figures are an example of a type of “sculpture.” Sculptures have 3 dimensions: length, width, and depth (whereas paintings, drawings, and photographs only have 2 dimensions: length and width).   Sculptures can be teeny-tiny (size … More Modern Day Nativity (Day 19 of 365 Days of ART)

Marley’s Ghost (Day 18 of 365 Days of ART) John Leech Drawings

Hi readers, because Christmas is a few days away, I wanted to post art images from A Christmas Carol for Day 18 of the 365 days of art.  Part 1: There are four “easy” student takeaways with the art images from A Christmas Carol.  First, when students see the images from John Leech, it provides an example of how … More Marley’s Ghost (Day 18 of 365 Days of ART) John Leech Drawings