MATISSE INSPIRED WALL HANGING

August 2, 2020


SUPPLIES

MATISSE template

Construction paper

Scissors

Yarn

Tape/glue

Dowel

DIRECTIONS

1. Print out the template and cut out.

TIP: Cut construction paper down to 8.5”x11” to print directly onto colored paper. 

We printed 2 copies of the template in each of the colors.

2. Trace shapes onto construction paper and cut out.

3. Tie yarn to the dowel and glue each cut out shape on.

Put multiple cut outs on one strand of string, and vary placement, color, and number of pieces to get a layered looks.

Easy project to make, and especially fun to do if you’re studying Matisse. We love how colorful and eye catching this wall hanging turned out to be!

If you don’t have access to a printer, feel free to make your own, and be sure to share your creation with the rest of us! We’d love to see! And as always, happy to have you share the project, just don’t forget to tag and credit please. Thank you!

See more ART A DAY projects here.


ART INSPIRED BY STURTEVANT

July 24, 2020


Create your own Sturtevant piece, by using this Sturtevant-Warhol illustration. Watch the video to learn how to make your own Sturtevant inspired art! New art videos come out every Friday!

If you don’t have access to a printer, feel free to make your own, and be sure to share your creation with the rest of us! We’d love to see! Always happy to have you share the project, just don’t forget to tag and credit please. Thank you!

See more ART A DAY projects here.


NATURE MASKS

July 21, 2020


SUPPLIES

Mask template

Pencil

Cardboard

Scissors

Florals & foliage

Skewer

Glue

DIRECTIONS

1. Print out template and trace onto cardboard. Cut out cardboard.

2. Gather florals & foliage outside. Glue onto the cardboard mask cut out. Once decorated, allow glue to dry completely.

3. Insurer skewer into one side of the cardboard. Glue in place, if necessary.

We loved making these NATURE MASKS! They came out so beautiful and it would be fun to have a nature masquerade ball. I can imagine lots of decor for a party like that (when parties can happen again).

Go for a nature walk with that family and gather some bits to make a mask! And don’t forget to share what you’re making with us.

If you don’t have access to a printer, feel free to make your own and share it with the rest of us! Always happy to have you share the project, just don’t forget to tag and credit please.

See more ART A DAY projects here.


TANGRAM ART

July 13, 2020


SUPPLIES

TANGRAM template

Paper/construction paper

Coloring utensils

Scissors

DIRECTIONS

The key in TANGRAM is 7 polygon shapes to create different designs.

Print out the template. Cut out your TANGRAM pieces and arrange to make different designs.

TIP: Cut down construction paper to 8.5”x11”. Print TANGRAM direct onto construction paper.

To make your own TANGRAM, print out the blank page. Separate your square into 7 polygon pieces. Color, cut out, and arrange into different designs and shapes.

This is a great math and art lesson in one!

If you don’t have access to a printer, feel free to make your own and share it with the rest of us! Always happy to have you share the project, just don’t forget to tag and credit please.

See more ART A DAY projects here.


CARDBOARD CHARACTERS

June 23, 2020


SUPPLIES

Character template

Cardboard from shipping box

Scissors

Coloring utensils

DIRECTIONS

1. Print out template and trace onto cardboard. Cut out cardboard character pieces.

2. Color and decorate your characters.

3. Connect the slits together to make character stand.

Kids get to practice a bit of 3-d painting as they decorate and visualize their character all the way around.

If you don’t have access to a printer, feel free to make your own and share it with the rest of us! Always happy to have you share the project, just don’t forget to tag and credit please.

See more ART A DAY projects here.


FOAM FINGER INSPIRED SIGN

June 18, 2020


SUPPLIES

Finger printable

Cardboard from shipping box

Scissors

Skewer/dowel

Coloring utensils

Paint

Paintbrush

DIRECTIONS

1. Print out page 

2. Color and decorate.

3. Cut out and tape a skewer to the back.

MAKE A BIG SIGN

1. Draw your foam finger on cardboard. Can enlarge the print out to trace or tape into pieces on the cardboard.

2. Cut out.

3. Paint and decorate.

4. Insert skewer into the cardboard.

And we have another version you can do, see video in post or stories.

And I share another version you can make, see video in this post.

If you don’t have access to a printer, feel free to make your own and share it with the rest of us! Always happy to have you share the project, just don’t forget to tag and credit please.

See more ART A DAY projects here.


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