Picasso Journal Page
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Picasso’s Blue Period paintings are great for seeing the emotional power of color. This project also asks students to draw themselves looking down and off the page to increase the

René Magritte Journal Page
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René Magritte was a surrealism artist, famous for a number of paintings that challenge how we see things. You can challenge your students to express themselves with a magazine

Mondrian Journal Project
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The Dutch artist Piet Mondrian (1872–1944) lived the same time as Picasso, and was heavily influenced by his cubism work. I love how you can see the clear progression

Matisse Art Journal Page
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Did you know that Matisse and Picasso were good friends before they became rivals? That must have made for interesting times. All I know is that Matisse was a

CD Color Wheel
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I may try this extended color wheel with some of my older students this fall, specifically those that are working on their Recycled Art Journals. It would remind them

A Negative Space Exercise
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I wanted to mix things up for my students this week, so I had them focus on the background of their art, or the negative space, instead of the