" If you held a crayon as a child, then you are an artist."

"Creativity isn’t an innate quality that someone is born with or without, it’s a choice to participate in creative activity." - Danielle Garner

What would you like to play with?

PAPER PIGMENT SCULPTING MUSIC MOVEMENT WORDS DIGITAL

PAPER

Express yourself with Collage

Materials Needed: Base / Images / Glue / Scissors

TIP: Use an Exacto knife for precision. Explore shapes and forms of the different cut out pieces. Have fun with your layout and composition. Experiment before gluing down.

Utilizing any sturdy material for your base such as cardboard, pizza boxes, file folder, cardstock, or printer paper .

  • Reflect back on your journal prompts

  • Think of symbols, words, colors and visuals that would best represent your unit experience.

  • Create using the unArt™ process

There is no guideline to follow, just use what speaks to you.


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  • Magazine and Newspaper clippings

  • Ribbons

  • Tissue Paper & Wrapping paper

  • Bits of colored or handmade papers like origami or construction

  • Portions of other artwork or texts

  • Photographs

  • Other found objects

  • Printed stock images and clipart from resources above


PIGMENT

Lose yourself in pigment

Materials Needed: Pigment / Brushes / Texture / Board or Canvas

TIP: Don't worry about what it looks like- trust the process.

Experiment past the conventional paint brush and play around with items you can find in your home!

Below you will find resources for inspiration as well as DIY recipes for paint to explore with common household ingredients.

Play with texture, color, symbols and techniques to create your unique vision.

  • Reflect back on your journal prompts

  • Think of symbols, words, colors and visuals that would best represent your unit experience.

  • Create using the unArt™ process

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Using different materials, and liquids what type of reaction can you create?

DIY BRUSHES

SCULPTING

Find yourself through building

Materials Needed: Recycled Items & Adhesive or Modeling Clay

Your hands are channels for divine energy. Explore your creativity by creating your own sculpture from items you have around your home, or if you feel inclined to plan and procure material to create your unArtwork. Below you will find DIY resources for homemade clay recipes. Don't let access to materials stop you from playing!


  • Reflect back on your journal prompts

  • Think of symbols, words, colors and visuals that would best represent your unit experience.

  • Create using the unArt™ process

Air Dry Clay Recipe

1.5 C cornstarch

1 C white school glue

1 TBS White Vinegar

1 TSP Lotion

1 TBS Baby Oil


MUSIC & MOVEMENT

The Rhythm of Life

Materials Needed: Your Body / Music or Rhythm instruments

- Create your own rhythm track to express your vision.

- Find a drum circle track that calls to you from our playlist

- Create or find instruments to play along.

Using your minds eye, call forth your desires. Let the vision enter the universe through the vibrations of your song.

Are you called to dance?

- Explore the movement of your body through isolations.

- Focusing your attention to each part as it flows each state

- Navigating the playlists below find a track that calls to you.

- Let the music flow through you.

- Close your eyes and let your body move however it reacts naturally.


  • Reflect back on your journal prompts

  • Think of symbols, words, colors and visuals that would best represent your unit experience.

  • Create using the unArt™ process

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WORDS

Writing Your Own Way

Materials Needed: Pen & Paper OR Computer / Phone

TIP: Don't censor your thoughts, just write.

The choices we make with our language sets the parameters for our lives. The skill of expression we possess can contribute to many facets of our ability to succeed personally and professionally. The real power in words is their meaning and interpretation. That is also the real power in life.

The power of words comes into play during the times when we define our reality. The words we use in our minds repeatedly to describe ourselves and our identity are some of the most powerful forces in our lives.

Writing shares your vision and has the capacity to change the world.


  • Reflect back on your journal prompts

  • Think of symbols, words, colors and visuals that would best represent your unit experience.

  • Create using the unArt™ process

HAIKU

- 17 syllables, arranged in three lines.

- First five syllables, then 7, then 5.

- They tend to contain two juxtaposed images or ideas.


SONNET

-Rhyme Scheme: ABAB CDCD EFEF GG


VILLANELLE

- 19 lines, organized into five stanzas of three lines each, and one closing stanza of four lines

- Rhyme Scheme: ABA ABA ABA ABA ABA ABAA

ACROSTIC

- spell out a name, word, or phrase with the first letter of each line of your poem

BALLAD

- rhyme scheme of ABAB or ABCB

FREE VERSE

- This is the form of poetry where you can do whatever you want

PIXAR FORMULA


Fill in the blanks, then revise with detail.

1.) Once upon a time, there was …

2.) Every day …

3.) One day …

4.) Because of that …

5.) Because of that …

6.) Because of that …

7.) Until finally …

8.) Ever since then

DIGITAL

Connect through Energy

Materials Needed: Any Digital Device

Tip: Think symbolically.

Digital devices though can be argued disconnect us farther from each other, it also can be harnessed to create and connect in other ways. Using digital resources explore software and apps that can help you actualize your vision.

  • Reflect back on your journal prompts

  • Think of symbols, words, colors and visuals that would best represent your unit experience.

  • Create using the unArt™ process

Create a piece using your favorite software programs.

New to digital play? Try one of these free platforms

Video can be a fun creative outlet to explore to curate your project. Clip together content from stock footage, or shoot your own!

You can create even further using one of the applications below:

This day in age a high powered camera is in your hand everyday. Explore the world around you and document your vision with photography.

Play with angles, textures, abstract objects to explore the journal prompts and unit topic. Take your creativity even further and combine photography with digital techniques to create whatever your mind can imagine!