Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Last 3 days of Art Class in 2016: Activities & Videos

    1. Ugly Sweater cookie -with  frosting, candies: decorate the sweater cookie like your sketch. Wednesday

    2. Complete Red Starbucks cup & upload to Artsonia.

    3. Complete your New Years card and matching envelope with watercolors & upload to Artsonia.

    4. Complete Illustration Friday "spiral" sketch.

    5. Digital art classes complete digital self portrait with drawing tablets and iPads.

    6. ceramic class - coil pots due Friday.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Your own Drawing on a Red Starbucks Cup

Red Cup from baldaufa on Vimeo.

13 Starbuck red Cup designers

  • Your lines for this cup will be white, the reverse of drawing with a pencil.
  • Draw your design on the cup with zentangle/tangled lines and patterns and objects
  • Use a red marker to color everything but your lines. 
  • Erase all pencil lines.
  • Outline the red color with a black sharpie if you think it needs it.
  • Only colors on your Starbucks cups will be red, white and black.
  • See the examples of Red Starbucks cups in the class.
  • Upload to Artsonia and take home.

Sunday, November 13, 2016



Doodle for this weeks project.
Let your mind go, go places with pictures. No right way, no wrong way just the creative way.
What does the future look like? What can you think of that no one else has thought of and then taking that thought and letting your hands create what your mind is imagining.  
With 50 words write about your drawing.
Upload to Artsonia
Take home & bring back with a parent signature for 25 points extra credit.
 The winner’s artwork will be featured on the Google homepage.

DOODLE 4 Google

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Mosaic-Memorial-Digital-Collage Art Portrait

Memorial Digital Mosaic Tray from baldaufa on Vimeo.

  • Decide on who. It needs to be someone who has died. It can be someone you know or it can be a famous person, a president, a wrapper or an artist…

  • Fill out the worksheet about the person.

  • Cut out the skeleton and skull and glue to tray. Think of what position to put the skeleton. Glue the skull on the back of the tray.

  • Go on the computer and get pictures about the person's things. Copy and paste on a Word document. One page. Print

  • Cut out the pictures and arrange them on the tray..

  • Cut out the clothes and glue on.

  • Use the metal to cut small strips or triangles like a mosaic.

  • Paint only one color. The favorite color of your person.  Leave the rest black and white like a newspaper. Only color is the clothes and the metal mosaic pieces.

  • Write their name somewhere. You can have some writing about them if you want.

  • Skull on the back of the tray should be filled with patterns, colors and lines.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Self Portrait Selfie at School with "Paper by 53" iPad App

An iPad Portrait of David Hockney
  • Open Paper by 53
  • Take a selfie with the iPad
  • Try using all the Paper by 53 tools to create a "portrait of you at school."
  • When you are finished:
  • Save image to the camera role.
  • Upload your drawing to your digital portfolio on Artsonia by finding your name on Artsonia  & finding your picture on the camera role.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Graffiti - nameTAG

Graffiti creator from baldaufa on Vimeo.

  • Create Your nameTag on the folded manilla paper. 

  • A tag is  a personal signature. 
  • Print your name in graffiti creator. 
  • Change the backgrounding Graffiti Creator to WHITE
  • Cut out and put on the second side.
  •  First, last, or nickname is okay.
  • One side hand drawn - one side digital.

graffiti creator

Pinterest Graffiti tags

Digital Portfolios and Digital incentives & fotos of what I did this summer.

These are videos about digital portfolios each art student maintains and creates this year and the digital incentive webeside for the Non-digital Art Room.

8TH grade art student had a blast at Idyllwild on $5000 scholarship.

My son first day as a 10th grader 
Mosaic I completed this summer.
My 23 year old son's car caught on fire and was totaled
Me and the last art teacher.

Our 20 year old snake shed. He was to go to college when my son went to college.

These are videos about digital portfolios each art student maintains and creates this year and the digital incentive webeside for the Non-digital Art Room. 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Flesh Color - Selfie - Draw somewhere exotic you would like to go over summer vacation.

  • step 0 Watch "The Beauty of Human Skin in Every Color"
  • step 1 Take your picture on an iPad and print it.
  • step 2 Find somewhere exotic using Google and print it.
  • step 3 Using the light box trace yourself and the exotic place.
  • step 4 Color with color pencils, "flesh" color pencils or watercolors.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Super Hero Cereal Box

  • Draw you as a super hero on the blank cereal box. (what powers do you have?)
  • Design your box for super heroes filled with drawings of super heroes.
  • 2 super hereos on each side and 5 super heroes on the front and back
  • Draw a location
  • word bubbles
  • and ACTION 
  • Draw first then check with me to add color.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Me - Mine - Yours - Bricks for Mosaics

 Make a brick tile with your name and hand print and 15 things about you. Will be used on last 3 gym mosaics.

gym mosaics

mosaic brick from baldaufa on Vimeo.

mosaic brick from baldaufa on Vimeo.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Hand bowls & Clay roses for Momday

Finish your zentangle hand sketch and upload to Artsonia.
Trace your hand in clay.
Put in a bowl with a paper towel underneath so it doesn't stick to the bowl.
Draw your zentangle lines on the hand.
Put your name and period on the back. (no initials) 
Make a clay rose also.

PInterest Board - Hands in Art

hand bowl from baldaufa on Vimeo.

CLAY HAND BOWL from baldaufa on Vimeo.