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One Point Perspective Trees | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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One Point Perspective Trees | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

One Point Perspective Trees | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

one point perspective trees | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Perspective, whether an idea or physical object, is the way we view something. It helps us to understand that idea or the subject in relation to its context or environment.

Can you create art without using the right perspective?  Yes, you can, but an art professor once told me that you need to learn the rules before you can break them; therefore, I always begin a drawing unit with perspective. 

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Paper Mache Easter Egg | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Paper Mache Easter Egg | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

Does your kiddos like to get messy?  Well, I got a lesson just for them because this paper mache Easter lesson will be a little messy (ok a lot messy) and gooey, but they will love it!!!

I spent all last week prepping for another art lesson to share with you and your mini artists to do this week, and it’s perfect timing for Easter.  This one has been a little tricky for me because it was my first time since elementary school that I have attempted paper mache.  It took some trial-and-error learning what to do and what not to do.  I will first give you the step by step of what I did to create my egg and then share with you some tips on how I would change things to make it easier or more child friendly.  If you are feeling up to the challenge, then you can follow the original instructions.

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Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

Last week I shared my first art lesson for kids to help all of you who are teaming up with your school to educate your children from home, and I received so much positive feed back from you.  Upon request, I have put together another lesson for you inspired by the modernist artist Kandinsky.

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Abstract Colorful Art | Easy Art Lesson For Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Abstract Colorful Art | Easy Art Lesson For Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

colorful abstract art | easy lesson for children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art
I have put together an easy art project for children because Mommas, Daddies, Grandmothers, and Grandfathers (or any one else this may apply to), we have been thrusted into the task of homeschooling our kiddos due to the current Covid-19 events.  My colorful abstract lesson will be a fun way to keep them busy for a few minutes, anyways.

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