First Baptist Academy
Meet Brenda Robson.
Shown is her cut paper self portrait using her
lesson plan on Incredible Art Department.
First Baptist Academy is located in the center of beautiful downtown Dallas. FBA has been a Christ-centered college preparatory institution of distinction since it was established in 1972. See Brenda's
personal art site - wonderful portraits.
Left: Award Winning art! Erin drew herself using a grid then
did a monochromatic rendering. Then she painted in oil.
She won a gold medal for painting grades 6-8 in the district
competition and 4th place at the State Fair of Texas.
Above right: Two examples
Monoprint lesson on Incredible Art Department.
Sculpey Masks and Kaleidoscopes. See
Mask Detail The Keleidoscopes were made from a kit.
first conditioned the clay and painted tacky glue onto the
with the masks). The masks were done by laying plaster
strips onto a plastic mask frame. Then they paper machéd over
that with torn paper to have something the glue could stick to.
After baking the Sculpey, the masks were decorated with feathers
and beads. Students had a blast with this part!
Award Winning Art! The horse oil
painting was done by an 8th grader for a contest from a photo. The
pastel pueblo won 4th place at the State fair of Texas in 2002 by
a 3rd grader.
idea for this Toucan pastel drawing came from Coyote Press's Art
Lessons for Children. Work is
by a 3rd grader.
right: The Dallas oil pastel skyline above is by a 4th grader.
Students discussed radial designs and experimented with fireworks
and added the skyline cut out from black paper accented with
pastel on top.
Right: This Seahorse is a combination of printing methods. First students
created a glue outline relief plate. The print on the left is a
crayon rubbing print. The print on the right is a relief print on
page 2 - leather books and mancala boards]
Robson's Lessons & Ideas on Incredible Art Department
Paper Portrait for middle school and high school
Monoprints for elementary through high school
Architecture Relief Prints - elementary (scroll down)
Cream Marbling with Relief Print - elementary (scroll down)
Batik Kimonos - for elementary - Art of Japan lesson ideas
Tut Model Magic Sculpture - for elementary - Clay ideas