A Space to Create Art

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By A Space to Create Art
This art history packet introduces students to the artist Vincent Van Gogh. Students learn about the artist through web links and videos and color some of his artwork. They then learn how to draw a room in one-point perspective, look at Van Gogh’s
Subjects:
Arts, Art History, Visual Arts
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
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By A Space to Create Art
This art history packet introduces students to the artist Georges Seurat. Students learn about the artist through web links and videos, complete pointillism worksheets, then use pointillism to re-create and then color some of his famous paintings.
Subjects:
Arts, Art History, Visual Arts
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
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By A Space to Create Art
This demonstration video that takes students through creating a value scale and shading a sphere in ink using the stippling technique, creating a value scale and shading a sphere with one color using stippling and creating a value scale and shading
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Arts, Visual Arts
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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Duration: 11:53
By A Space to Create Art
Students bring in their favorite food, photograph it with a good composition and then paint it using acrylic paint. The process includes painting tints, shades and intensity on a worksheet, painting a sphere and then using their reference photo to
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Arts, Visual Arts
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9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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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
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Arts, Visual Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Video Files
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By A Space to Create Art
Perfect for any mixed media lesson you may have, this demonstration video that takes students through basic mixed media techniques including, torn paper collage, acrylic washes, brayer techniques, natural object stamps, gelli prints, card scrape
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Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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Projects, Activities, Video Files
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Duration: 27:37
By A Space to Create Art
This is a great way to celebrate all of the hard work students have put in over the course of the semester. Students create their own artist exhibition, put together a portfolio of work and reflect on their attitude and approach to learning in the
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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By A Space to Create Art
More of a unit than a lesson, this introduction to texture, pattern and blending with colored pencil has students create a beautiful textured sphere on a patterned background. Students go through the process of creating textures in graphite and
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Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$12.50
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By A Space to Create Art
More of a unit than a lesson, this introduction to texture, pattern and blending with colored pencil has students create a beautiful textured sphere on a patterned background. Students go through the process of creating textures in graphite and
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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By A Space to Create Art
This final project in my drawing class was a show stopper. In this project students apply their knowledge of creating value and texture in three mediums; charcoal, ink and colored pencil to create these beautiful mixed media drawings. Students apply
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Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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By A Space to Create Art
In this scratchboard art lesson students are introduced to the artist John James Audubon and illustrations from his book “Birds of America.” Students learn how to make marks on scratchboard using a scratchboard tool, create a value scale and sphere
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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By A Space to Create Art
These worksheets take students through the process of creating beautiful celtic knots. From the basic unit to a single and double strand and finally a square celtic knot. Clear instructions and process help all students create beautiful celtic
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Arts, Visual Arts
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8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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By A Space to Create Art
In this introductory drawing lesson students will learn about contour line and shading by creating 4 drawings from observation. Students will draw a cube, second shape of choice, shell and challenge object. Worksheets on basic drawing
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Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
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By A Space to Create Art
Students paint a landscape based on photographic reference using mostly a palette knife. Students create a color plan by mixing the colors identified in their reference and make artistic choices to create a simplified semi-abstract landscape
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Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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By A Space to Create Art
Students learn how to paint a portrait using color theory. Painting has students paint each part of the portrait in a differnt color using tints and shades. Once complete students finish the painting by creating a pattern for the background.
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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By A Space to Create Art
Students gain an understanding of contour line, contrast and composition with this value reversal skeleton drawing that helps them learn to draw in reverse, with white charcoal on black paper. Students draw a value scale, sphere and skeleton
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
$5.00
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By A Space to Create Art
This art history packet introduces students to the artist Paul Cézanne. Students learn about the artist through web links and videos, color artwork similar in style to his work then use the grid method to re-create and then color some of his famous
Subjects:
Arts, Art History, Visual Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$5.00
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By A Space to Create Art
This worksheet packet starts with the basic supplies and techniques of how to use colored pencils. The 10 different butterflies/moth sheets provide students with an opportunity to practice identifying contour lines, applying color blending and
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
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Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
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By A Space to Create Art
Get amazing final paintings with this watercolor animal lesson. With accommodations for all kinds of students even your most reluctant learners will find success. Students explore watercolor techniques, find value shifts in photographic reference,
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Projects
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By A Space to Create Art
Teach students how to create depth and dimension in their painting with this watercolor value unit in which students paint a tool from 9 different viewpoints as their final projects. This is a challenging but rewarding lesson in how to create form
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Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled)
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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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