About this Blog

This blog is a collection of videos suitable for the K-12 classroom. All the videos included on this blog have been pre-screened. The blog was started as a class project at Montclair State University. Students in Harold Olejarz's Spring, 2011 class began adding videos in February, 2011. If you are interested in contributing to this blog please contact Harold Olejarz

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wayne Thiebaud - Emilly Hueston

Interpretation of Kandinsky's Improvisation 31

Van Gogh's Trees

This is a video I created as a supplement to the Van Gogh podcast. This is a collection of images that I made by using googleartproject.com .

Shepard Fairey

The assignment is to make a piece of digital or traditional art in Fairey's style. Similar to Fairey, try to either make a statement with your piece, or feature somebody who inspires you in it.

Thiana Damo


Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

This is a video I created about French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Tall Painting

Plastic Bag Flowers

Easy Origami Ball

Post It Note: Stop Animation

Linoleum Cut

T-Shirt Wars: Stop Animation Video

Text Island: Animation

Muto: Stop Animation

Drawing with Charcoal

Color Theory Video

Color Theory Infographic from Sean Ferguson on Vimeo.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fluid Sculpture

Etch A Sketch Artwork

Lego Art

Painting with Toes

French Fry Art

Pine cones

Oreo - Goodbye Art

Make Necklace Out of a Washer

Trash Art

Top Ten things made out of Paper/Origami


Coffee Painting

Coffee painting: something that an be done at home and doesn't really cost much to do.

Introduces the idea that traditional art materials aren't always necessary.

Portrait Photography


Balboa Woodshop

John Dahlsen: Recycled Art

Basics of Photoshop Painting

a fun project for older students.

Can be done with younger ones if some adjustments are made.

Photogram Narrative - Lego Car Chase

This video uses photograms of legos to create a narrative.

Anatomy, The Torso

Banksy's Spray Party

Shadow Hands

Food Art

This video is a collection of food art pictures.

Another great project that is easy to do at home or in a low budget class. Teaches functional forms and recyling.

Tape sculpture

The great things about these projects, is that you can do them with kids of a very wide age range and it's cheap to do.

Casting a clay sculpture in plaster, part 3


A great way to make Math and Art come together in a visually exciting way.

Casting a clay sculpture in plaster, part 2

Claymation - Teatime Adventure!

Casting a clay sculpture in plaster

Trash Art

houses mixed media

The Making of Lady Gaga: Madame Tussaud's

Radial Symmetry Tops

Plastic Bag Flowers

A great idea for recycling all those plastic bags everyone has lying around!

Easy Pom Poms

Newspaper Pirate Hat

Easy Kids Crafts: Colorful Mexican Tissue Paper Flower

Drawing Takashi and Mitsukuni from Ouran High School Host Club

painting with liquid watercolors

Boo Creates Her First Painting

Kindergarten Sculpture with Toobers and Zots

Children's Drawing Lessons & Drawing for Kids - Cackleberries.com Presents: How to Draw a Cow

Oil Pastel Techniques : Oil Pastel Techniques for Kids

Children's Crafts: Paper Mache Lizards : Paper Mache Lizard: Wrapping the Armature 1

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Sudanese Trek: Painting a Classroom