Art Summer Camp 2012

Artist Laurel Burch – Inspiration for Kids

Artist Laurel Burch – Inspiration for Kids

Laurel Burch is a fantastic artist to inspire kids to create.  You can read all about her here.  I did three Laurel Burch inspired projects last summer and am just getting around to posting them now.  I started by showing the kids a video about Laurel and a few examples of her work, like this. The(…)

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Glitter Art is My New Fav

Glitter Art is My New Fav

  Ok, glitter art, is majorly fun and awesome.  Kari Tarr did a great tutorial on Martha Stewart that totally inspired me.  Plus, one of my students has been begging since the first day of camp to do glitter art.  I got a few fancy glitter packs from Pearl Art Supplies.  I wanted the Martha(…)

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Summer Camp Art Show

Summer Camp Art Show

  Art Camp 2012 is ova!  I am officially on vacay and I am thrilled!  We did an art show this year and invited all the parents.  It was really nice.  I decided to have the kids set up all their art work on long paper strips on the floor, rather than set everything up(…)

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Artist Trading Cards For Kids

Artist Trading Cards For Kids

I’m a big fan of Artist Trading Cards.  I joined a trading club a few years ago and traded a few cards via snail mail.  It was really fun.  Unfortunately I stink at keeping up with most things mail related, especially thank you notes, so it sort of fizzled out.  I introduced the concept to(…)

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Simple Hand Drawings

I saw this fantastic and super simple tutorial on pinterest and had to try it.  I’m sorry I can’t give proper credit here but the link doesn’t go anywhere.  I tried it with a wide age range this morning at summer camp.  I had a feeling it would be a bit too challenging for the(…)

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