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Elizabeth Buhr
I'm a teaching artist who loves imaginative thinking and the gift that is the creative life.
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6th grade students in Middle School Art 1 explored color theory by creating images of a pet they would like to have ( a FOX!) or a pet they already own. Here's how we did it: Pet Harmony Learning Goals:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2019 at Art Spirit
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Change is good. That sounds much more definitive and sage like than I have felt over the past years. But really, change is good. I have moved to three different jobs over the past seven years. Yes. Every job has... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2019 at Art Spirit
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Images, like voice and color, are all different. Without hesitation, I can admit to not knowing at all where this drawing practice is going. It is interesting to look at these as images only out of the context of my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Art Spirit
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I'm interested in looking at these images from the different perspective which is through the image of the image --- using this blog as a sort of journal. Not ready to step back from the work. Its too early. Simply... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Art Spirit
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This and that and that and that. Things that are pieces but not yet connected. How one comes to know the process they are working within; or not know. We are, at times only allowed to follow. To follow without... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at Art Spirit
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We are building our endurance and persistence in all grade levels and specifically in 6th grade. Exploring color through mono printing a series of images based on one of three themes ( the great outdoors| under the sea| architecture). The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Art Spirit
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Here's my plan book. I always fill it out on the weekend so I have some time to think about what the week ahead will look like; where this rotation is in the lesson or unit; what guiding reflection sentence... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Art Spirit
I swim on a masters team several mornings a week. In all of the six lanes at 5:30am there are a wide variety of swimmers. On any given day the adults that show up are a range that spans from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Art Spirit
It is the last week of September. We have been in school for a little over a month. I have seen all 450 of my students for two rotations. This means we spent approximately 8 hours together. A very short... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Art Spirit
Wendell Berry tells us in poem ‘ How to Be a Poet’ to : ‘Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet.’This is about listening; listening to the quiet. Classroom management is about listening to the quiet space... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Art Spirit
I swim on a masters team several mornings a week. In all of the six lanes at 5:30am there are a wide variety of swimmers. On any given day the adults that show up are a range that spans from new swimmers, to people who grew up swimming in age-group... Continue reading
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In 4th grade we are working toward creating personal maps using this resource Reflecting Culture through Art -- Personal Mapping. We started with looking at portraits then creating a portrait of a person using collograph printing. The students and I talked about portraits and self portraits as one way artists... Continue reading
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We are building our endurance and persistence in all grade levels and specifically in 6th grade. Exploring color through mono printing a series of images based on one of three themes ( the great outdoors| under the sea| architecture). The students are now taking three of the mono prints and... Continue reading
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Planning is an invaluable tool in art education practice. Continue reading
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Art classroom routines. Continue reading