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Cassie Stephens In the Art Room Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris

Cassie Stephens In the Art Room Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris

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In the Art Room: Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris Uphues

If you are looking for a fun lesson for your students that introduces printing, symmetry, expression, collage and the amazing contemporary artist Chris ...

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris Uphues

And if these happy hearts don't help spread the love, I don't know what will!

If you aren't familiar, Chris is an artist based out of Chicago whose heart murals can be found there as well as in New York and Los Angeles.

Just a quick scroll through this blog and you'll find half a dozen love-based projects we are currently working on in the art room.

Over the next couple art classes, the kids created more hearts and began adding them to the printed backgrounds. They so enjoyed creating these expressive ...

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris Uphues

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I love that his hearts can be purchased in the form of reasonably priced prints, patches and pins. I've got a cart full!

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris Uphues

An elementary art teacher blog with art projects and lessons, DIY projects and outfit photos as well as clothing I have made myself.

The best part is, I've tagged Chris Uphues on several posts showcasing the kids' hearts on my Instagram and he's been so sweet to respond!

James Rizzi Love Birds! Who doesn't love James Rizzi?! These birds are based on some of his work and is a great tie-in if you've already taught Rizzi and ...

I'm excited to work with this company because I love their products. You can check out my review of their oil pastels here.

A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to lead the amazing teachers at my school in a clay session. It was apart of a team building experience and my ...

In the Art Room: Candy Heart Drawings

As some of y'all might know because I've been talking about it nonstop (I often wonder just how I have acquired so many nice friends that allow me to ramble ...

In the Art Room: Recycle Hearts with First Grade (Cassie Stephens)

In the Art Room: Heart Sculpture UPDATE! (Cassie Stephens)

Hearts with Wings Sculptures

As we draw toward the end of the school year (okay, I know I'm early BUT in "art teacher years" a couple of months means time for just a handful of projects ...

In the Art Room: First Grade Fiber Arts

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Our School has Heart! Mural Project, Part 1

In the Art Room: Folk Art Still Life Inspired by Kerri Ambrosino

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Our School has Heart! Mural Project, Part 1

In the Art Room: A Glennray Tutor Inspired Marble Still Life

In the Art Room: Stitched Monsters!

In the Art Room: Valentine Animals!

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Our School has Heart! Mural Project, Part 1

A while ago, I created a Chris Uphues-inspired video for my sub to use. Because my classes are either 30 minutes in length or an hour, the video is broken ...

In the Art Room: A Colorful Village!

Love to hear from you if you give this project a try! Don't feel limited to the sculpture supplies I used. I really think a variety of mediums could be used ...

I'm here today to do some oversharing of my second grade masterpieces as they are giving me so much LIFE! Both my young artists and I are beyond excited ...

Ah...gotta love those early finishers and those pokey little puppies all mixed up in one big ole art class. I have just that currently with my fourth ...

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Chalked Fish Ceiling Tile

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Heather Galler Inspired Bouquets by Second Grade

Hello, Cutie Pies and Love Bugs, won't you Be Mine on this Candy Heart Sculpture adventure? I'm so excited (and maybe a pinch sugar'ed up from one too many ...

Drawing Hearts inspired by Chris Uphues

@talesfromaverybusyteacher instagram Cassie Stephens inspired Snow globe JEN ARANYI INSPIRED LANDSCAPES

If you follow me here, then you already know that all my kids are currently creating self-portraits for our upcoming winter art show with Artome.

After winter break, I always find myself in the mood to start Valentines-y/Warm-Fuzzy/Lovey-Dovey projects with the kids. When doing a little searching on ...

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Tomorrow is my first day back to school where I'll have kiddos in the art room and I'm super excited. One thing I love about this time of the year ...

I think this project would best be suited for students from third grade on up. I'll be doing the Candy Heart Sculpture with my fourth graders so I might ...

So, how does this poem work? I recited it during my demo with the kids and had them repeat after me. I do call and response ALL DAY LONG in my art room ...

In the Art Room: Claire West-Inspired Landscape Lesson

Recycled Hearts! Last year, I had a stock pile of messy-mats from our months of painting. We used them to make these two fun works of art (see below also) ...

The kids had not used paint sticks yet and they were huge fans. Several companies now make these. Mine are from Sargent. They go on slick and wet like paint ...

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Happy Hearts Inspired by Chris Uphues

In the Art Room: Trying Something New

CHRIS UPHUES http://www.widewalls.ch/artist/chris-

If you saw my post earlier this week, I said I'd be sharing a follow-up lesson to our Jasper Johns-inspired alphabet paintings.

In this video, you'll learn how to create heart stampers, print and draw a panda! Be on the lookout for more how to draw Valentine animal videos.

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Rizzi-Inspired Love Birds 4th Grade Art

Cassie Stephens: DIY: Eyeball Ornaments

Lately, I've been getting that 80's itch: I've had a hair crimper in my Amazon shopping cart for weeks, I've started shopping the 80s-inspired kids section ...

In the Art Room: 101 Day of School Dalmatians!

In the Art Room: Candy Heart Sculpture UPDATE!

When I initially created the lesson, I wasn't sure how I wanted the kids to finish their work...just this week did we dig the drawings back up and I started ...

Because my students are starting these this week, I don't have any finished ones to share...but I'll make sure to share when they are complete!

Because my students are starting these this week, I don't have any finished ones to share...but I'll make sure to share when they are complete!

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Hey, art teacherin' buds! If you joined last week's Facebook LIVE which is archived in the link, then you know I did a feeble attempt at a Make and Take.

In the Art Room: Art Room Tour Before and After (Part 1)

In the Art Room: First Grade Bebo Birds!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

I love the work of contemporary artist Chris Uphues (I know my students will as well...check out his street art, so fun!) and he inspired this heart .

If you follow me on Instagram, then you've seen me share my teacher sample of this Charley Harper-inspired lesson. I filmed the demo a week or more ...

In the Art Room: First Day(s) of Art!

In the Art Room: Celluclay Taxidermy Creatures!

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Chalked Fish Ceiling Tile | art ed | Pinterest | Ceiling tiles and Teacher

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Candy Heart Drawings

Sculpture Hearts! Last year, I introduced my second graders to Celluclay with this project. I have 30 minute art classes with these kiddos so we had to ...

In the Art Room: "I Am..." Mobiles

In the Art Room: Artists with Heart! (Cassie Stephens)

DIY: Enchanted Tiki Room

And here is what that space looks like now, after much work. I moved my demo/document camera table so that it is now perpendicular to the wall.

Abstract Painting in First Grade

Every since making this heart, inspired by artist Chris Uphues, I've wanted to hang it up. You can find a complete video tutorial on how to make a heart ...

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This morning, I took these beauties out of the kiln and I was so excited, I thought I'd share and give y'all and update!

Early finishers helped those those who needed assistance. Everyone finished in under 20 minutes. This gave us time to add our names with silver Sharpie!

In the Art Room: Andy Warhol Inspired Flower Prints

After the kids were done with the clothes pins, I had them sort them by color. Then I clipped them around 9" cardboard pizza rounds.

Most kids drew one puppy...but I had several who drew more than one. Here's why: on the day we are drawing, some students said they were not happy with ...

In the Art Room: Jen Aranyi Inspired Landscapes

An elementary art teacher blog with art projects and lessons, DIY projects and outfit photos as well as clothing I have made myself.

Day 3: The next art class, students chose a 12" square piece of construction paper. We learned all about symmetry as well as positive and negative shapes ...

This is the main entrance/exit to my art room (I also have an exterior door, an office door and a side door. I'm very door-y) and this ...

These heart faces have so much personality! Art Teacher Cassie Stephens introduced me to the artist Chris Uphues. My students loved his fun and bright ...

After the holidays, with Valentine's Day on our minds, I like to have the kids spread a little love and cheer. I've got lots of lovey-dovey based projects ...

In the Art Room: Spilled Glue Bottle Sculptures!