BMethow Arts has weekly easy, at-home art lessons to do with your student or child. You can find the description of each lesson below along with an image and a list of materials. Click on the title of each lesson to view or print off a PDF version of the lesson. Brought to you by Methow Arts Youth Arts Instructor, Bethany Wray.
Elizabeth Murray is an artist known for her large-scale, shape-based paintings. (image on the right: Bop, 2002.) Organic Shapes: often curvy, are like shapes found in nature (i.e. a leaf) Geometric Shapes: involve straight edges and can be measured (i.e. square)
Materials: Tin-Foil, Permanent Markers, Tape, Cardboard
Take it further: Read “City Shapes” by Diana Murray or view the read aloud version on YouTube. CLICK HERE.
Lesson adapted from: artisbasic.com
Read: “Triangle” by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen Also available as a read-aloud on YouTube (PV Storytime) CLICK HERE
Look: How many shapes can you find around your house or outside?
Create: Make different types of shapes with rocks.