March 31, 2020

Environmental Art

Kristen Hemmis, former BTSALP Visual Art specialist now living and teaching art in Boston, Massachusetts shared this wonderful lesson plan. As the weather warms up it’s the perfect way to soak up some sunshine and add in a little arts integration on the side. Thank you Kristen. We miss you here in Utah! Click here to download the lesson plan.
January 27, 2017

BTSALP Puts the A in STEAM

Wind turbines, bouncy balls, University of Utah College of Engineering and STEAM! Click here to find out how these things fit together.
January 19, 2016
Barbara Reid plasticine artist

Barbara Reid, Plasticine Artist

BTALP Visual Art Specialist, Kristen Hemmis, with plasticine trees made using techniques from Barbara Reid.  Learn more about Barbara Reid and how to make your own plasticine trees by clicking on the video below.   Barbara Reid, kid I am the author and illustrator of more than a dozen picture books, and the illustrator of over twenty five. As a child, I loved the outdoors, reading, drawing, writing and fooling around with plasticine (a kind of modelling clay). I still do! My illustrations are made by spreading and modelling plasticine to create relief images. After graduating from The Ontario College […]