Category Archives: Learning Project

Art Therapy: Use Visual Art to Unwind Yourself

“It’s ok to not be ok. It’s ok to show people you are not ok”. —–“Split Image” This week’s learning project is a reflection on “Split Image,” an article by Kate Fagan. By narrating the tragic and double life of … Continue reading

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AutoDraw: Making your doodles into delicate paintings

  This week I tried another web-based software AutoDraw and did some artwork. AutoDraw belongs to Google and is known for integrating artificial intelligence into digital drawings. It can guess users’ sketches and pair users’ drafts with prepared images drawn … Continue reading

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An interesting resource of the color wheel for elementary teachers

This week I kept exploring the color wheel. The learning outcome is that I not only named 6 tertiary colors but also came up with a teaching PowerPoint for interested teachers. I will first talk about definitions of tertiary colors. … Continue reading

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Digital oil pastel painting on Sumo

I always try to make painting accessible, especially during inflation. In my EPSY 322 course, I learned the web-based app Sumo. It is said to be an alternative to Photoshop, which requires an expensive subscription fee. Sumo has many functions: … Continue reading

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Halloween Special Edition: Let’s paint a chubby pumpkin ghost

I painted a ghost for this week’s learning project. This artwork is also a treat for the grade 2 student who did the correct addition. If you are interested, please watch this slideshow which includes detailed instructions. Materials📃 for this … Continue reading

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Do you know “red🍎+yellow🍌=orange🍊“?

Last week, I learned about primary colors and the color wheel. However, we notice that there are many blanks in the wheel. What colors should we put in? After this project, we will know what secondary colors are. Ahh, let’s … Continue reading

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Special Edition for National Truth and Reconciliation Day

  What is Reconciliation? I went to the First Nations University of Canada on September 30th, National Truth and Reconciliation Day. As an international student, most of my understanding of Indigenous culture and knowledge comes from textbooks. As a student … Continue reading

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Primary colors, Powtoon, and the useless Fotobabble

I spent a day and a half completing this learning project. I am not happy when I am writing this post. There are two reasons: Fotobabble is a useless website. Powtoon is not friendly to free users. Fotobabble Let me … Continue reading

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An amateur teacher asks, “What do we need in crayon paintings?”

I made a video for the learning project. Because I dream of becoming a video blogger, I pretend I am the one who is good at crayon painting in this video, actually, I am! In the video, I share 7 … Continue reading

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Please help me to choose :0

I have two options for the learning project: Crayon painting Finding a cheaper way to live Let me introduce them respectively. Crayon painting: This is about using SOFT oil pastels and painting knives to produce solid paintings. It is like … Continue reading

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