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Category: Middle School

31

Jan

2018

Paul Klee El Jardin de Rosas

This magical chalk pastel drawing project was inspired by Paul Klee’s “Jardin de Rosas”. If you’re not familiar with Paul Klee’s work, take a minute and feast your eyes on it here.  He is one of our favorite artists, and I remember going through a period of time where I was obsessed with his drawings […]

20

Dec

2017

Winter Reindeer

These adorable reindeer paintings were created by a full house of young artists in a winter break camp! The kids in this camp were mixed ages 5-12.  We did a quick instructional drawing with the entire class, creating the reindeer out of simple shapes.   From there, kids could work at their appropriate age level to […]

07

Nov

2017

Mechanical Flying Sculptures

Got an empty box lying around?

31

Aug

2017

Altered Photographs

In this day and age of Photoshop and digital photo alteration, we were inspired to explore the lost art of altering photographs by hand!

03

Aug

2017

Painted Fabric Wall Tapestries

Dip Dye Wall Tapestries in our Tween + Teen Camp

21

Jul

2017

Botanical Collages

Botanical collages inspired by artist Julie Hamilton.

19

Jul

2017

Circle Weaving Art Project

We had a full house in our Summer Camps last week and were surprised how relaxing this circle weaving art project was!

03

Jul

2017

Southwestern Cacti

A colorful cacti painting project inspired by the muted desert colors of the Southwest!

26

Mar

2017

Lighthouse Collagraph Printmaking Project

North Carolina coastal lighthouses were the inspiration in this amazing printmaking project!

01

May

2016

Bicycle Illustrations

We’re showcasing some of some of our favorite projects from the “archives” this month: one of our favorites are these bicycle illustrations. Can you  believe our middle schoolers did these in our art studio one week? Have you ever tried to draw a bicycle? Try it!! It’s challenging!  We thought we knew how everything fit together, but in […]