Kindergarten classes capture nature, Alma Thomas style, with some crayon and watercolor resist. Thanks to New City Arts for this lesson idea, and also the rock drawing below. Shannah's lessons always inspire me.
First graders explore primary colors and geometric shape with a Piet Mondrian-style collage. I've tried Mondrian in every way possible, and I love this fresh take I found over at Artsonia http://www.artsonia.com/museum/art.asp?id=20822907&exhibit=564786&gallery=y
5th graders showing off their shading skills with special sketching pencils - these are going to be fantastic.
Here we have a fabulous pose during our 5th grade gesture drawings, one of their favorite things.