Students create an Inner Gremlin page full of all of the negative thoughts they have about themselves and about being an artist. Then they create a 2nd page that is full of Positive Affirmations. This video lesson is intended to help free kids up from the fear of making mistakes and allow them to explore their creativity. I have them give themselves permission to make mistakes. We talk about how often times it is the mistakes that make art beautiful. This is an open-ended art lesson.
Included is a video lesson in AVI format with my narration directed to the students over sample pages that were created in my class.
Simply open the video and play for the class. There is also a presentation with my presenter notes included separately for printing purposes as well as a word document with instructions and materials list for the teacher.