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Linda Limbach
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Retired Art Teacher turned artist!
Retired Art Teacher turned artist!

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Just started a new website and blog.

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Owls
All of my K-6 students worked on owls this week using different mediums and focusing on different media and/or concepts.  Take a look at what my kiddos have been learning..... GRADE 6:  We focused on REALISM.  I gave my students photographs of owls and they...

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Lines Everywhere!
Students in grades 3-4-5 created these beginning of the year line projects.  Grade 3:  We personalized the work by using our own hands as inspiration. The 4th graders chose a letter and they created beautiful line designs in the background. And my 5th grade...

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New Adventures
Last spring I picked up a little bench for $5 at one of our local thrift stores.  I spent some time painting this cute thing for my new art loft.  It was very relaxing for me! Here are a couple of pictures of the 100 year old historic building we bought in ...

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Painted Papers
As I begin my 37th year teaching ART, I realize that this love I have of students and art is really the only life I have every known!  Each year I stretch myself by trying new projects, and new ways to inspire kiddos!  I feel like I have grown tremendously ...

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Kindergarten Portraits
Teaching 5 year olds to look at shapes in more detail is how they got such great likenesses on their portraits.  We begin with a "U" shape in the middle of the paper.  We drew our portraits in brown crayons.   At the top of the "U" shape, I show them the 3 ...

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Paintings
I have been trying to work in time for my own painting.  A feat that can be difficult when you are an elementary art teacher.  Those of you who do what I do....know what I mean.  I am showing the month of June and July and needed 8 fresh pieces.  I love pai...

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Pop Art Flowers
These hand drawn flowers by my 3rd graders are done in the pop art style.  The thick black lines were done with black sharpie and the bright, bold colors were done in marker. We began in the middle of the paper drawing in sharpie, making each line thick!  I...

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Molas
I have this wonderful mola in my classroom that I show students before we began this lesson.  I got it for $1 at a garage sale.  I don't think they really knew what it was, or the value of it.  I told students that the layers of colored fabric were all hand...

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Worry Dolls
The Legend of the Worry Doll Worry dolls are tiny handmade dolls created by the people of Guatemala as a remedy for worrying. According to Mayan legend, you tell your worry doll all your worries before bedtime and you are able to sleep peacefully at night. ...
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