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Hand trick to help high school students remember the unit circle - works for left or right-handed students.

Tip & Trick Tuesday: Unit Circle Hand Trick

I first learned his nifty little trick to help remember the unit circle last year when I was observing in a classroom at a local high school as part of my degree requirement. This wasn't something that the teacher taught, but actually something one of the students shared with her classmates (I am unsure where she learned it). I have also seen it floating around Pinterest, but I wanted to share my version because it can easily be adapted for both left-handed and right-handed people. Note…

Art has a History: How to Look at and Talk about Art

Art with Lockheart

Browse over 100 educational resources created by Art with Lockheart in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Studio visit with Addie Rementer

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Albrecht Dürer Lecture and Linocut Art Project: This lecture teaches students about Albrecht Durer's involvement with the Protestant Reformation and his artwork as a printmaker. The lesson is for linocut printmaking art project.

Albrecht Durer Lecture and Linocut Art Project

Albrecht Dürer is one of the most prolific and influential printmakers in this history of art. He was a German artist who worked with Martin Luther and helped promote the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. One of Dürer's most famous prints is The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. This zip d...

Drawing with Scissors like Henri Matisse

Kids Get Arty - Drawing with Scissors like Henri Matisse

It's time for Kids Get Arty ! This month I introduced the girls to Henry Matisse. While perusing some of his works online the girls...

Artist Romero Britto discusses his work and his books teaching pop art lesson

Artist Romero Britto discusses his work and his books

Learn more about My Alphabet Playbook at http://books.simonandschuster.com/My-Alphabet-Playbook/Romero-Britto/9781416996248?mcd=vd_youtube_book World-famous ...

Art Room 104: art apps

Art Room 104

Welcome to Art Room 104! Well, I no longer teach in room 104...it's now room 309, but the heart is still there! I have now transitioned into teaching 7th-12th grades, and my focus is now moving towards Choice Based Learning in the art room. Join me on my journey as I enter new territory, experiment, and share how I fit it all into the realm of Common Core!

Chuck Close: Why Portraits?

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Siqueiros accidental painting technique

Siqueiros accidental painting technique

This is an entry for the Gallery of Fluid Motion of the 65th Annual Meeting of the APS-DFD (fluid dynamics video). This video shows an analysis of the 'accid...

Rembrandt's Self-Portraits: This "morphing" video is fascinating as we watch the Great Master move through the ages of his life.

Rembrandt's Self-Portraits

I morphed a selection of Rembrandt's self-portraits. The song is Breath of Light, by String Theory I am complimented by the many requests I receive regarding...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 400,000 iconic works available for download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 400,000 iconic works available for download

If you've ever wanted to wallpaper your living room with the work of the old masters, now's your chance. The Metropolitan Museum of Art this month released an astounding 394,000 high-resolution...

Escher is the artist that made the art of tessellation famous and popular. One of his simpler tessellations was his flying horses. They are based on the simp...

Anatomy of an Escher Flying Horse

Escher is the artist that made the art of tessellation famous and popular. One of his simpler tessellations was his flying horses. They are based on the simp...