A Space to Create Art

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A Space to Create Art
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By A Space to Create Art
Integrating English Language Arts and Fine Art is wonderful way to increase student literacy. In this lesson bundle, students watch a demonstration video that takes them through basic mixed media techniques and then create a piece of artwork based
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Video Files
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By A Space to Create Art
This project is deceptively simple but complex in the learning that students take away. Students learn about color bias, watercolor techniques and essential elements and principles of art in this lesson that includes a video demonstration, power
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$5.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By A Space to Create Art
This project was extremely engaging for my advanced painting students. In this lesson students are introduced to artwork created by contemporary artist Andrea Dezsö and then learn how to create a tunnel book illustration with watercolor, create
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$6.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By A Space to Create Art
As a third year yearbook advisor I realized the need to be able to have ready-made tasks and assignments on hand, especially for those students who say there is nothing to do! These task cards work great to always have an assignment or task on hand
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$10.00
2 ratings
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By A Space to Create Art
Students learn about how to communicate emotion through line and color, fill out a graphic organizer of 12 memories with colors/lines that will communicate those emotions/memories. Next students use ink and watercolor to create 12 strips of art one
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$6.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By A Space to Create Art
Students will learn about political cartoons and how to communicate an idea through drawing a cartoon. Students use a graphic organizer to come up with 2 ideas of things that make them irritated or angry and equate those with garbage. Students learn
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Projects
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a secondary art teacher and yearbook adviser at a large Title One public high school. I attended one of the top art schools in the country, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, with access to the world class art museum The Art Institute of Chicago and all of the art held within. I have also had experience teaching students from age 3 to adults through full time teaching, adult painting classes and volunteer work. After working as an Advertising Art Director at one of the top advertising agencies in the world, FCB Chicago (Foote, Cone and Belding), I became a mother. I stayed home with my 2 beautiful boys while they were young and went back to the University of Idaho to attain my teaching degree when my youngest was 5 years old. While still being a full-time mom I achieved a 4.0 in my studies at University of Idaho. Since receiving my first art teaching job at University High School in Spokane, WA I have taught Introduction to Art, Elements and Principles of Art, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Art Portfolio and Yearbook.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I like to teach lessons in a way that all students can be successful and at a large Title One school with a wide variety of students with varying experience and ability levels, that can be a challenge. One way I enable students to be successful is to teach students how to go through the creative process, from thumbnails, to small studies, to final art, giving them multiple chances to learn from mistakes. I start by presenting the entire project including the assessment guidelines. Once presenting the lesson I demonstrate key skills throughout the project. My projects usually range from a week to 3 weeks. I believe in allowing students time to do their best work, but also want them to stay motivated and will often give small deadlines within the project. Once going through the process student work comes out better because they've learned from any mistakes and gained confidence throughout the process. At the elementary level the process is always more important than the outcome whether they are working on a project from scratch or coloring a worksheet.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Rated 'distinguished' level on teacher evaluation from 2014-present. Received my teaching degree with a 4.0 GPA.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BFA in Studio Art - The School of The Art Institute of Chicago; Lake Forest College; Teaching Credential from the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Feel free to contact me anytime at tptaspacetocreate@gmail.com, I'd love to hear from you! You can also visit my blog at: https://aspacetocreateart.com.

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