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Mrs. Keller

Mrs. Keller

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I have been teaching elementary school art for the past seven years and I LOVE what I do! I am a teacher who creates more messes than I can clean, thinks that glitter makes everything look better, and believes that art can bring people of all cultures together.

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Friday, October 4, 2013


     My 6th graders this year are FABULOUS!  So, I am excited about doing fun, experimental art projects with them this year.  This project is one that I came up with using foil wrapped around a cardboard circle and using it to make monoprints.  Each table had two colors of paint on it and 4 paint brushes.  Students rotated to each table every 5-7 minutes so they could experiment mixing the different colors and making a different monoprint at each station.  Here are the students mixing colors and adding the paint to the foil surface:

Here are some finished monoprints:

And here are some finished prints with some colored pencil line drawings and patterns added:

1 comment:

  1. I like the idea of adding the patterns -- never thought of that. I will have to give it a try!!