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Jon Burgerman has created a really fun art book for us to use. Coming up with 101 creative exercises for anyone to do as they play around doing art.
These ideas are divided into
- prompts for paper
- prompts for objects
- Prompts for indoors and outdoors
Along with various resources you can use. In this section Mr. Burgerman talks about the items such as pens, pencils, paints, and brushes available as well as other items.
Can you imagine making a poem using colour? I want to try this with some 6-8 year olds and see what they come up with! 🙂
Some of these ideas make me want to do a fun night of 10 minute art challenges with my home school group. Can you… create with colour, can you do a self-portrait while blind folded, can you make a smudge animal, and so on and so forth. Wouldn’t that just be a hoot? Think quick, don’t worry on perfection, just do it! Remove the fear from art and just have fun.
What do you think? Doesn’t it look like a fun book? I think so. 🙂
Reviewed for: Raincoast Books.
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