Famous Artist III: O’Keeffe

Famous Artist III: O’Keeffe

This session exploring different artists. To explore an artist means we examine the work as a class, draw inspiration from the colors, content and techniques and then turn it into something of our own. For O’Keeffe we discussed the color palette she used in...
Celebrating Spring: Mixed Media Birds

Celebrating Spring: Mixed Media Birds

This session we are celebrating spring! In this project we used a variety of materials to create fun and dimensional “birds in a nest”. Materials: Construction Paper Googly Eyes Feathers Twigs, Yarns, Paper Shreds, etc. Leaves (real, fabric, recycled art)...
Famous Artists I: Van Gogh Monotypes

Famous Artists I: Van Gogh Monotypes

Materials: cookie sheet washable tempera paint paper (I like white heavy weight construction or card stock) Use your hands like “Kitty paws”. This is how the paint looks before we press the paper. What your are making is a “Monotype” which...

Spin Art Plate Chain

We are big fans of Spin Art at Studio Sprout. This is a total studio favorite! Recently we revisited Spin Art  with a twist. Call it a Hanger, a Mobile…maybe  Garland, or Bunting, We like to call it a plate chain. It’s just plain fun to make AND visually...

Don't Go Breakin' My Clay Heart

Kids love hearts, so this week in preparation for Valentine’s Day we made clay hearts and decorated them with just about everything! Materials: Air Dry Clay Heart Stencil made from flexible cutting boards found at the Dollar Tree Paintbrushes Tempera Paint Paint...