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Movement Mondays: Become a Famous Work of Art

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, create a replica of a famous work of art using your body and household found objects. Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other media to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Spooky Halloween Monsters

Transform paper tubes into a spooky Halloween monster decoration. Happy Halloween! It’s that creepy, spooky time of year again. Create one last holiday inspired activity before the season ends. Supplies Paper tubes, String, Glue, Scissors and Color paper. Instructions Step 1: Let’s get spooky! Grab your supplies and think about what kind of monster you…

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Movement Mondays: Balloon Race

Español abajo  In this Movement Monday Activity, use tape and balloons to create a racing game to play with friends or family. Balloons are fun interactive decorations that are usually used in celebrations. They are inflated with air to create its shape. Balloons come in many different colors, shapes and sizes. Be creative and use…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Painting Abstract Shapes Inspired by Wendo Brunoir

Español abajo  Create an abstract painting inspired by Wendo Burnoir’s work.  Wendo Brunoir is a young contemporary visual artist from the United States, born in 1982. Brunoir had been selected to exhibit in Louisiana Contemporary Presented by the Helis Foundation for the past two consecutive years. Supplies Acrylic Paint, Brush, Paper Towels, Paper, Cup of…

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Movement Mondays: Landscape Scavenger Hunt

Español abajo Explore your house, backyard or neighborhood to collect materials for your landscape. Supplies Found Objects, Paper Instructions   Step 1: Landscapes are comprised of three major components; sky, land and a horizon line which separates the two. What kind of landscape will you create; mountains, a forest, something else? Step 2: Search for…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Mixed Media Abstract Wonderland Inspired by Benny Andrews

Create an abstract wonderland inspired by Benny Andrews’ Alice.  Benny Andrews was born in 1930 to a multi-cultural family (Cherokee-Scottish-African American) in rural Plainview, Georgia. After becoming the first member of his family to graduate from high school, he attended Fort Valley State College supported by a scholarship. He was not allowed to attend the…

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Movement Mondays: Exploring Pattern and Repetition

Español abajo Explore your house to collect objects to make artwork that incorporates pattern and repetition. Supplies Found Objects, Paper Instructions   Step 1: Artists often utilize pattern or repetition to create rhythm in their artwork.  Step 2: Explore your house. Look for materials that you can use to create your artwork. Look for materials…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Landscape Drawing Inspired by Will Henry Stevens

Español abajo Find inspiration in natural landscapes and create artwork like artist Will Henry Stevens. Will Henry Stevens was an American modernist painter best known for his pastel paintings of the rural South landscapes, abstractions, and non-objective artwork. Stevens was born in Vevay, Indiana in 1881. He began as a self-taught painter and mixed his…

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Movement Mondays: Found Object Skyline Sculpture

Español abajo Build your own city skyline using objects you find in your own home! A skyline is the outline of a city against the sky. Skylines are like fingerprints for cities – no two are exactly alike! Because of their beauty and recognizability, skylines are common subjects in various works of art. You’ve probably…

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