Tag: art class

3D, physics, Figment Creative, Art Class, Austin TX, STEAM, STEM, stereoscopic vision

What Is The Magic Behind 3D Glasses?

The other day I read Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses to my art class.  It is a sweet little book.  Poor Pete is in a mood and feeling quite grumpy.  He had the blues.  His friend Toad gave him some cool blue, magic sunglasses to make his blues […]

building, engineering, craft sticks, popsicle sticks, sculpture, Wee Warhols, Austin TX

Process Art- Popsicle Stick Sculpture

I’m going to keep this one super simple.  Basically you supply the little creator in your life with the right materials (popsicle or craft sticks and a low temp glue gun) and some trust and supervision and see where they take it.  These creative thinkers built up! Little builders, inventors, […]

teaching tone, art class, art lessons, art education, early learning, Wee Warhols, Austin, tonality, color value, shading, art

Teaching Kids Color Value Using Coffee Paint

We have a friend who used to teach with the Montessori method.  I remember going over to her house a long time ago and she had these amazing antique hand coffee grinders. My boys fell in love with them and just sat there and ground up coffee beans forever.  I […]