Art

Mrs. Kathleen Kelley

kelleyka@lee.k12.ga.us 
 

A variety of media is used to teach art techniques and appreciation. There are a lot of neat art links at the bottom of the page you can visit. Some show you how to create, some show artists in action and others are museums. Please get your parent’s permission before accessing the web. If you find a neat art site or art app, let me know in an email. kelleyka@lee.k12.ga.us

Artful Links

These links even have Tuxpaint that we use in class that you can download on your computer. It is free, but you need your parent’s permission.

http://www.tuxpaint.org/

The program we have used in class over the years. You have to download it and it is free but you have to get your parents permission first! Once you download the program, you will need to go back and download stamps if you want them as well.

http://www.paperplane.org/

HINTS for paper airplanes: 1)Use copier paper. Paper should be strong enough to hold a shape and light enough to stay aloft. Avoid newsprint (too flimsy) and poster board (too heavy). 2)Tweak the wings. “Take the back edge of the wings and bend them up between your fingertips a little bit,” says Blackburn. “This will hold up the nose.” 3)Throw evenly. Give the plane an easy and level throw and it will fly straight. An aeronautical engineer, Ken Blackburn, holds the world-record for keeping a single-sheet paper airplane in flight indoors (27.6 seconds).

http://www.mrpicassohead.com/

Create faces, like Pablo Picasso.

https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html

Lots of neat art sites. Try a lot of them, but you may want to start with “wall overs”.

http://www.unclefred.com/

learn how to draw different things.

http://www.exploratorium.edu/music/

Neat site that has many subjects, but I love the music pages that let you explore and create

Artists in Action

http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/meet-the-real-life-invisible-man.html

camouflage art

http://www.paintjam.com/

See an artist paint to music an amazing performance.

http://www.sandfantasy.com/

artist drawing stories in sand/p>

Museums and Art History

http://www.louvre.fr/visites-guidees

Le Louvre Museum in France where the Mona Lisa is located.

http://artbma.org/

Baltimore Museum of Art

http://artbma.org/flash/F_conekids.swf

About the artist Henri Matisse, make a painting like him! Be sure to read everything and click on everything.