Creating with Lines from Nature

    I carefully harvested the dried stalks from my day lilies and stored them in the shed.  In early October, I brought bags of these tall lightweight “lines from nature” into my art room.  For my kindergarten students, I cut a variety of lengths of lines for them to play with.  From first grade […]

Stones, Pebbles, and Rocks; a story from the art classroom

  Drawing with Stones, Pebbles, and Rocks   Who among us has not stopped, on occasion, to pick up a stone in our path?  Drawn by the unusual color, shape, or delicate texture, we bend to touch this piece of mineral which has been altered by weather, wind, and water into its present form.  We […]