Image

Where Creativity happens!

Latest Blog Posts

Tulips in a vase

2nd-5th grade school art class: Painting a bouquet of tulips This project was inspired by a bouquet of multicolor tulips I received recently. I liked that some of the tulips had gradient color petals changing from yellow near the stem to white and then light pink at the edges. So I tried to paint them…

Patterned Easter Eggs

Patterned Easter Eggs This project was inspired by Ukrainian eggs and Faberge Eggs. We used large plastic eggs from Target which were sold in $1 department before Easter. The main goal of this project is to learn to paint simple patterns along horizontal guide lines what takes a lot of accuracy. This is a project…

Spring Bird on a Tree

Spring Bird on a Tree This is a tutorial for painting garden birds – especially bluebird. The bird is sitting on a blooming branch. There are 2 main things to keep focused on in order to get a good result: a) drawing a bird carefully making proper proportions of the body/head/wing/tail  and b)keeping it simple…

Mood Colors

Mood Colors This project was inspired by Vassily Kandinsky’s Concentric Circles. The color combinations present different moods and feelings. This lesson helps to develop fantasy and imagination and might be used as therapy as well. Kids combine various colors to visualize their emotions. Students were offered to paint their happy mood, sad mood, calm mood,…