Monthly Archives: September 2010

A line is a dot that went for a walk.

In second grade we’ve been studying the basics, the elements of art. In talking about line, a quote from our friend Paul Klee came up. “A line is a dot that went for a walk.” I asked students to consider … Continue reading

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First grade geniuses.

First graders are so observant. To really learn about ‘Art from Long Ago’ I felt it was necessary to time travel. So we put on our “time travel shirts” (i.e., smocks) and went back in time so we could create … Continue reading

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Hello world! Forget everything you thought you knew about art.

I’ve been taking a lot of pictures of student artwork. I’m an artist and a teacher. My students are so brilliantly creative that I can’t stop myself from roaming the classroom, taking pictures on my htc Aria. These photographs inspire … Continue reading

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