Monday, November 30, 2009

Cocker Spaniel

Here's a black & white cocker spaniel I made as part of a teacher exemplar for a portrait painting lesson that I'm doing with one of my elementary classes. More dogs to come!

Friday, November 27, 2009

Cardboard Train

One of the teachers at my school came to me with a request for a visual aid of a train she needed for a presentation. I didn't get much more of a description than that. I had a couple of free periods that day so I got an old stock image illustration of a train for reference and hacked this out quick. It's black tempera paint on about 3'x5' cardboard. It took me about 30 minutes and I have to say it felt good. Almost like relieving yourself.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Where the Wild Things Are Toilet Paper Rolls

These are exemplars I made for a lesson I will do with one of my classes in the future. The idea for this came from one of the great craft blogs that I follow. Check it out.Max is a cardboard tube from a toilet paper roll while the monster is a cardboard tube from a roll of wrapping paper. Both are painted with acrylics. Think about that next time you use toilet paper!