Painting in the style of Ted Harrison
There is a lot of Ted Harrison love at the school these days. Both Grades 2 and 3 are completing art projects based on his work. Ted Harrison is a well known Canadian artist famous for his use of line and color in his landscape paintings around his beloved Yukon home. This is an easy art project based on his work. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - watercolor paper or heavy weight sketch paper - watercolor, tempera, or acrylic paints - black paper - glue - scissors - reference photos (there are lots of…
Chalk Pastel Art for Kids and Adults: Style of Ted Harrison
Back after a 10-hour road journey from the country-side in Rajasthan – my native place – I’m somewhat drained and feverish too. After all, the trip was quite hectic. In the span of four days, we were on the road for more than 20 hours – to and fro. But then, what an experience it
an inukshuk... and ted.
The 4th graders did a project based on the work of Canadian artist Ted Harrison last week. I found out about his work on one of the blogs I follow, the Artist Woman. Ted is primarily a landscape painter who uses a strong palette of color in his work. These colors often fill closed shapes and do not blend into each other. His landscapes are of the Yukon territory in Canada. In one of these paintings he included an inukshuk. An inukshuk is a stone sculpture in the form of an abstract person…
Studying the Great Artist Ted Harrison…Introducing Young Children to one of Canada’s Most Famous Artists
"One curator said he didn't want my work in his gallery because it was so simple even children understood it. I thought, what a wonderful tribute!" ~Ted Harrison I can barely hold still as I type today's post, I'm so excited! It's Kids Get Arty time! If you're new to the Kids Get Arty series,…
An Inukshuk Project for Kids: Arctic Art from the Inuit
Learn about Inukshuk, the fascinating stone figures made by the Inuit, and then make your own inukshuk in an Inuit, Arctic art project!
Experiments in Art Education
Day 1 and 2: Students learned about aboriginal art and how it is influenced by the dream time. Students then learned about Uluru, a large rock in central Australia that is sacred to the aboriginal people. They then began writing a surreal story about an Australian animals adventure to Uluru. They could pick from a sea turtle, kangaroo, koala, or dingo as their main characters. Once the story was written they drew an illustration Day 3 and 4: students used their illustration as a sort of…
Shreddies Inukshuks Recipe
"Kids of all ages will have fun making these edible Shreddies Inukshuks. A perfect craft after school, on a rainy day, or at birthday parties."
Canada unit for elementary
As I put together this Canada unit for elementary, I enjoyed looking into our nearest neighbor up North and learning more about them.