Art Teaching Resources: Sun-related Projects
Summer is almost over and it’s time to head back to school. Here are some fun sun-related art and craft projects to help you to remember the fun you had on some of those hot summer days.
EASY SUN-MOON COLORING PAGES: Younger children will enjoy coloring these simple images of the sun and moon.
MORE COMPLEX COLORING PAGES: For children who are a little older, this Web site provides some more complex coloring pages related to the sun, weather, etc.
SUN HANDPRINT CRAFT: You can do this fun craft with construction paper or paper plates (for more durability).
SUN PHOTOS: Okay, this one’s not an art project, but the site’s still worth a visit. It is a collection of some awesome photos of the sun. Who knows? The budding artist(s) in your family might want to pull out their pastels and crayons and try to draw it.
Take your art to the next level with See the Light videos:
Create a fruit still-life in the style of French artist, Georges Seurat. Pointillism Fruit is the fourth in See the Light’s Art Projects video series. Each DVD helps advance skills and learning as students complete wonderful works of art in the styles of famous artists.
Art Projects: Tiffany Window — Students complete a “stained-glass window” project (colored marker on poster board) in the style of Louis Comfort Tiffany. They also learn about the art elements: line, shape, space, and color; and the art principles: balance, composition, and contrast. Biblical content is woven into every single lesson.
A mastery of perspective will help you to create stunning landscapes. In Art Class Volume 7, Pat Knepley will walk you through key concepts in landscape drawing. Lessons include: One-Point Perspective, Two-Point Perspective, The Landscape, and The Landscape (Pt. 2).
And don’t miss these free resources from our blog:
See the Light Weekly Workshop: Watercolor Starry Sky (Pt. 4) In Part 4 of Watercolor Starry Sky, you’ll learn how to add the stars, as