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Mr. Patricio from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Materials for Artist!

My students need all the following materials such as paper so that they can continue to produce masterful artwork. Many of my students use pencils and color pencils and often are in need of a sharpener.

  • $513 goal

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My Students

My students come from different social backgrounds. Many of my students do not show up with a backpack or anything to write with. Despite those challenges, they share compassion with each other by helping, motivating, and inspiring each other to be successful. Students participate in many art competitions and often push themselves to perform their best. Many of my students come from low-income communities and often do not have the supplies or resources to create quality work. The school is able to provide materials but not enough for students to develop their creativity.

My Project

Many of my students use color pencils and drawing pencils and use a combination of colors to create realistic artworks. Often these materials are not used to their full potential due to the sharpeners quality, that often break. Having the X-Acto Power House Sharpener will allow my students to sharpen their pencils faster and continue to produce more work. This will also help my art students to stay focused and have more time to create sketches, drawings, and art.

I hope that by receiving these materials my students will be excited to create masterful art drawings.

Due to the lack of resources, many of my students use notebook paper. Having Bristol Board to use will allow my students to clearly have more vivid and realistic drawings.

I will like for you to participate in helping out my students to explore their individual skills and artwork by donating. They are interested in watercolors and will need the Watercolor Pans and Watercolor paper to guide them into their incoming art competitions. They will have the opportunity to appreciate these gifts by investing more time by using their creative minds to create masterful art pieces. Thank You!

Mr. Patricio
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
21412-2050-X-Acto "Powerhouse" Sharpener • Blick Art Materials $32.26 6 $193.56
00305-1009-Prang Watercolor Pans - Oval, Assorted, Set of 16 colors • Blick Art Materials $6.55 15 $98.25
05368-0069-Blick Academic Synthetic Brush Set - Round, Set of 6 • Blick Art Materials $35.92 1 $35.92
13309-1003-Strathmore 500 Series Bristol Board - 20" x 30", 2-ply, Vellum, Sheet • Blick Art Materials $3.99 5 $19.95
10014-1002-Bienfang Student Watercolor Paper - 22" x 30", Single Sheet • Blick Art Materials $1.32 10 $13.20
22855-1036-Tortillons - Class Pack of 36 • Blick Art Materials $2.54 1 $2.54

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