Me-Me Self-Portraits in Grade 2

I love teaching self-portraits! Not only do students get to know themselves much better, they also lose the fear of drawing a face, facial features and drawing a human. Once you teach some basic proportions rules, practice drawing features individually … Continue reading

Jacob Hashimoto Inspired Installation in Grade One

  There are lessons and then there are LESSONS! This one has to be one of my top lessons EVER in the span of 20+ years of teaching children art. This says alot and I put it right up there … Continue reading

Fantastic Dots in Grade 1

The students have been working very hard creating large dots in the classroom. We began with the book The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds and we were very lucky that there was an exhibition downtown featuring Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. … Continue reading