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Thanks to some rock-star art teachers from around the country, Artsonia offers great "how-to" art projects that students can easily try at home. Most of the projects will take about 10-15 minutes to complete and have an instructional video. No fancy art supplies are required. You can even "copy" these ideas into your own projects for students to submit to.
 
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Ribbon
Jennifer Griffith · 2815 views · released 7 months ago
Learn how to draw and shade in a ribbon.
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Frog Lily Pad
Jane Ten Broeck · 2164 views · released 7 months ago
Learn how to draw a frog on a lily pad.
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Patterned Printmaking
Cassie Walker · 1850 views · released 7 months ago
Make a print with a Styrofoam plate and water color markers.
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Picasso Portrait
Bridget McDermott · 2551 views · released 7 months ago
Introducing the artist Picasso - draw with a Sharpie and add color with watercolor or marker.
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Paper Marble
Amber Herbelin · 1449 views · released 7 months ago
Paper Marbling with Shaving Cream and food coloring.
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Matisse Fish
Bridget McDermott · 3967 views · released 7 months ago
Introducing the artist Henri Matisse - draw a fish bowl and color background with marker.
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Magic Hat
Cole Melvin · 1710 views · released 7 months ago
Draw a rabbit in a hat and then cut it out and it moves.
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Butterfly
Daniele Green · 1088 views · released 7 months ago
Draw a butterfly then trace over their drawing with BLACK TEMPERA PAINT and then add color with oil pastels.
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Optical Illusion
Catherine Argueta · 3398 views · released 7 months ago
Learn how to draw an optical illusion and add color with complementary colored markers.
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Paper Tube Sculptures
Rosalie King · 2686 views · released 7 months ago
Make a "sculpture" with CUT paper towel rolls.
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Crazy Cat
Rachel Fortner · 1958 views · released 7 months ago
Make a collage cat using oil pastels and construction paper.
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Marker Painting Cactus
Meghan Glass · 2146 views · released 7 months ago
Learn how to draw a cactus, add color with marker and use water and a brush to make it look like a painting.
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Flower Doodles
Gena Maley · 1261 views · released 7 months ago
Use doodles to create flowers, draw with SHARPIE and add color with markers.
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Surprise Cupcakes
Cassie Walker · 1688 views · released 7 months ago
Draw a cupcake on folded paper with a surprise inside.
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Origami Frogs
Gena Maley · 1548 views · released 7 months ago
Learn how to make origami frogs and decorate them with marker.
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Cherry Blossom
Gena Maley · 2471 views · released 8 months ago
You learn how to paint a Cherry Blossom Branch with watercolor and add the cherry blossoms with tempera paint.
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Hot Air Balloon
Danielle Green · 2435 views · released 8 months ago
You draw a hot air balloon, color it with oil pastels and paint with watercolor paint.
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Finger Knitting
Amber Herbelin · 3107 views · released 8 months ago
You learn how to do finger knitting.
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Doodle Line Design
Sabina Bolinger · 6033 views · released 8 months ago
You make a line doodle with Zentangle designs in black marker.
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Brick Wall
Rebecca Speech · 15756 views · released 8 months ago
You learn how to draw a brick wall, then get ideas on how to finish the project in different ways.
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Layered Look
Rachel Fortner · 2503 views · released 8 months ago
You create a 3D Landscape.
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Palette
Hannah Tvedten · 2216 views · released 8 months ago
You create a drawing of a palette, then add water to make it look like a painting.
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Galaxy
Cassie Walker · 1090 views · released 8 months ago
You paint with watercolors to create the background and then use pastels to create the planets.
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Ant Hills
Daniele Green · 3699 views · released 8 months ago
You learn how to draw an ant hill with "rooms" under the ground.
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Suncatchers
Christine Frobase · 2878 views · released 8 months ago
You create a "sun catcher" with a coffee filter and watercolor paint.
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Hands
Catherine Argueta · 4420 views · released 8 months ago
You draw your hands and create swirls for the background. You will break the coloring up into warm and cool colors
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Ocean Wax Resist
Cassie Walker · 819 views · released 8 months ago
You make a painting of an underground scene with crayons and watercolor. Salt is added to make an interesting texture in the paint.
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Face
Cara Magruder · 1379 views · released 8 months ago
You learn how to draw a face in proportion.
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Figure Ground Illusion
Tricia Fuglestad · 2453 views · released 8 months ago
You create the optical illusion of a Vase and a Face.
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Foil Sculpture
Jane Ten Broeck · 5105 views · released 8 months ago
You learn how to make a simple sculpture of a person using foil.
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Krazy Koalas
Rachel Fortner · 3416 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you will create a background and then draw a koala to cut out and glue to the background.
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Make it Move Figure
Tricia Fuglestad · 1543 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you will create a figure inspired by Keith Haring. You will need an iPad and the DoInk App to complete this project.
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Cool and Warm Colors
Catherine Argueta · 6152 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you will draw a design and use warm colors for one portion and cool colors for the other portion.
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Big Mouth Character
Rebecca Speech · 9307 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you will learn to make a drawing of an animal on folded paper, with the mouth on the fold. When the paper is unfolded you can add something inside the mouth.
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2D to 3D
Keriann Noga · 3159 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you can make a drawing of circles, then add colors and patterns. When the drawing is complete, you can make cuts in your design and make it 3D.
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Jasper Johns
Hannah Tvedten · 3046 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn about Jasper Johns and draw a picture with letters.
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Ice Cream
Sara Farrell · 4186 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you make a drawing of an Ice Cream Cone with colored pencils.
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Momma Hen
Sabina Bolinger · 3470 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn how to do a simple drawing of chickens and add color with colored pencils.
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Foil Prints
Rosalie King · 4021 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you use foil and markers to make prints.
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Positive Words Graffiti
Rebecca Speech · 31412 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn how to make graffiti letters using positive words.
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Statue of Liberty
Jane Ten Broeck · 1179 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn how to draw a simple Statue of Liberty, then paint it with a paint of your choice.
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Gem Drawing
Heather Kostal · 3300 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn how to draw Gems with shading.
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Reflection
Hannah Tvedten · 3356 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you create a landscape, inspired by Claude Monet, then spray with water, fold it and print it.
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Tie Dye Name
Danielle Green · 1930 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn how to make a tie dye background with oil pastels and add a word on top with black oil pastels.
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Lemur Family
Cole Melvin · 3340 views · released 8 months ago
In this project you learn how to draw Lemurs.
 
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