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Mrs. Locklear from Orange Park FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Canvas Experience

My students need art canvas and canvas panels to understand how different textures change a painting.

  • $464 goal

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My Students

My students face many challenges each day. We are a low income, high poverty Title I elementary school. This school year, we will be at maximum capacity for students. It is a wonderful feeling to know that the community knows that their children will receive a quality education as our school of choice seats are all filled.

We are a racially diverse population, and we have many students who are immigrants from other countries.

Additionally, we serve military students. We strive to be welcoming and supportive to our students, their families, and the community.

My Project

Many of my students have never painted before coming to school. While we love to paint on paper, as my students age and mature in their art, they need new challenges. We have painted on cardboard and poster board, but many of my students want to paint on canvas. Canvas and canvas panels are quite expensive and are even more difficult to come by for a Title I school. Having these canvas and canvas panels donated to my students would mean that they can grow artistically from only painting on paper to painting like one of the great artists that we study such as Vincent van Gogh or Leonardo da Vinci.

My younger students love to paint and see how colors mix.

We would love to be able to paint on paper specifically designed for painting. Many times my pre-k, kindergarten and special needs students use too much paint or too much water and their paper becomes saturated. Paper that is designed to be painted on stands up to the overuse of paint or water better than printer paper.

Overall, all of my students will benefit from the canvas, canvas panels and painting paper since the younger students will see what they can look forward to and all of my students can use the painting paper in preparation to use and design their canvas paintings.

Mrs. Locklear
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 750 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Art Alternatives Economy Artist White Canvas Super Value Pack-8 x 10 inches-Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $13.81 12 $165.72
US Art Supply 8 X 10 inch Professional Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Panel Boards for Painting 4 - 12-Packs (1 Full Case of 48 Single Canvas Board Panels) • Amazon Business $29.96 4 $119.84
Pacon Art1st Mixed Media Art Paper, White, 9" by 12", 500 Sheets (4831) • Amazon Business $18.36 4 $73.44

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