Talvinen maisema --- Another great idea for teaching value using shades and tints. The original poster of this project, art teacher Jessica Young, gives a great explanation of the steps and tips she used with her fourth-grade students.
I am a professional studio artist, but I often do projects with communities and schools in the Chicago area. I enjoy the process of sharing my art practice with youth, and introducing them to ideas within contemporary art.
Positive and negative shapes. My Zentangle hummingbird. This is an example for my students' project. This can be use for several concepts: positive / negative space, reflection, line and shape, etc. I did this project with my grade students.