Michelangelo Inspiration

Many times famous artists inspire the creativity of others. One of my favorite elementary school art lessons was influenced by Michelangelo. My students each taped a sheet of paper beneath their tables. They had a direct experience in feeling what it was like to paint above their heads. One of the most memorable student questionsContinue reading “Michelangelo Inspiration”

Vincent Van Gogh: His Work, a Song, a Sonnet

Below is a video of many of Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpieces, accompanied by Don Mclean’s epic song, Starry, Starry Night. This was a favorite of my students who enjoyed pointing out pieces they recognized by this genius painter. May you find joy in the wonder of this remarkably prolific artist. The arts can be particularlyContinue reading “Vincent Van Gogh: His Work, a Song, a Sonnet”