How to do Inktober in School

Is it too difficult to do Inktober in school?  After all, can we really ask our students to draw every day for 31 days?  And how can art teachers do it in the age...

Keeping Art Teaching Fresh

Have you ever gone to school feeling like teaching is a chore rather than a passion? Then this post is for you. Having been in the profession for the best part of twenty years,...

‘No Sharing Art Materials’ Art Projects

'No Sharing Art Materials' Art Projects We're all wondering what we can teach that is engaging and varied but doesn't require our students to share materials.  Even though I can't plan to teach printing and...

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...

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