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Mrs. Sloane from Abilene TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flash Mob? Flash Bob Ross! Paint along for 50 Students

Help me give my students the opportunity to paint along with Bob Ross! Canvas, paint, brushes, gesso, actual supplies to create a masterpiece.

  • $493 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How often does a teacher say, "It is time for your first major assignment," and receive applause as a response?!?!

Vivacious, hilarious, hardworking, genuine and fun--not to mention appreciative--These are my students!

I have the fortune of teaching two advanced middle school art classes to 8th graders. We are a primarily low income, public school. We are awesome.

These students were selected to be in the advanced art class for many reasons. These include, drive, talent, interest in subject, ability to take direction and critique to improve their work. They are optimistic and push their creativity.

My Project

I want to offer my amazing students the opportunity to celebrate their hard work---with more awesome art creating! I want my two classes to come together and create their own paintings by following Bob Ross. They will learn about a well known artist, practice working quickly, and discover painting with gesso. Vocab terms would include alla prima, wet on wet, value, foreground, middle ground, background, light source, and more.

Did I mention we are working on costumes?!

I couldn't find an approved vendor on this site for that..but stay tuned! My students would love the opportunity to work on a real canvas, with actual gesso and paint; in a fun and meaningful way. I want them to know; "its their world," and have fun working together.

Mrs. Sloane
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
07192-2005-Blick Studio Black Cotton Canvas - 11" x 14", Traditional Profile • Blick Art Materials $4.74 50 $237.00
00628-1107-Golden Fluid Medium - Matte, 32 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $25.41 2 $50.82
00618-2125-Liquitex Acrylic Gesso - Black, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $9.36 3 $28.08
00455-2506-Bob Ross Gesso - Gray, 16 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $9.29 3 $27.87
00628-1125-Golden Acrylic Medium - Matte, 8 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $10.17 2 $20.34
06066-1489-Foam Brush Set - Foam Brush, Set of 48 • Blick Art Materials $18.82 1 $18.82

Materials cost

$382.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$418.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.88

Total project goal

$492.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$492.55

8 Donors

-$246.28

Donations toward project cost

-$209.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.94

match offer

-$246.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$209.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.94

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$0.00

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