Analysing Art

This blog post features my resources for analysing art.  These worksheets provide a structured way to introduce your students to art analysis.  Each one comes with a version for the UK and for the...
Calm Music in the Art Room

Calm Music in the Art Room

I wish I could tell you that playing calm music in the art room would calm your students down and make them better behaved, but I can't.  I can tell you that there is...
coronavirus duct tape dress

Coronavirus Duct Tape Dress

When I saw this duct tape dress on social media, it's creativity blew me away.  It was made by Peyton Manker for the Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest. Using 41 rolls of duct tape it...

Black Lives Matter – Art Teacher TJ Reynolds Tells Us Why

Massachusettes art and music teacher TJ Reynolds sums up perfectly at the start of this video why black lives matter.  He goes on to demonstrate two tasks using the raised fist.  He explains that...

My Top 6 Virtual Tours of Galleries

It's wonderful that so many galleries and museums have created virtual tours in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  It's certainly allowed me to see inside galleries and museums that I've never been to before. ...
Phased Return to School

5 Things I’ve Learned From Our Phased Return to School

What an uncertain few months it has been for teachers all over the world! Here in Australia, we watched the world bunker down a few weeks ahead of us, and consequently started preparing for...

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