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Mrs. McCall from Rochelle GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Me Paint Like a Real Artist

Help me give my students watercolors, watercolor paper, brushes, and canvas panels .

  • $598 goal

This project expired on January 10, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited by art and would like to create some of their own.

I teach Art to high school students in a small rural school district in Georgia where 100% of the students receive free breakfast and lunch.

We have received supplies though Donors Choose in the past but we have used them up and we often work with used canvas board that we paint over. The school system has built a much-needed new school and there are very limited funds for the art program. It's not that the system doesn't want to support art; the money is just not there.

My students are bright and interested in art. We just do not have the funds to offer them the variety of experiences that I would like.

My Project

The world outside my art room window is in color and my students' artworks should be too! I recently asked my students what they wanted to do that we had not done and they said they wanted to paint. My students will be excited to use the watercolor, like "real" artists. They will also be thrilled to use our acrylic paints on a real canvas panel.

These materials will encourage them to stretch their imaginations to make their ideas come to life.

They need to experience using color to be able to commit that "aha" moment to canvas.

You will make it possible for my students to push their artistic experiences beyond their presently limited ones.

Your help does make a difference! Color media and new materials will spark my students' interest in art and in their creative selves.

Mrs. McCall
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 56 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
00350-1009-Prang Washable Watercolor Pans - Oval, Set of 8 colors, Pans • Blick Art Materials $2.08 57 $118.56
09605-1103-Richeson Bulk Pack Watercolor Paper - 9" x 12", 135 lb, Pkg of 425 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $106.48 1 $106.48
05100-5144-Weber Art Brush Class Pack - Round Assortment, Pkg of 144 • Blick Art Materials $101.64 1 $101.64
07015-1005-Blick Economy Canvas Panels - 11" x 14", Class Pack of 24 • Blick Art Materials $33.27 3 $99.81
00306-5009-Prang Watercolor Refills - Oval, pkg of 12 Blue, Half Pans • Blick Art Materials $5.44 1 $5.44

Materials cost

$431.93

Vendor shipping charges

$9.95

State sales tax

$29.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.68

Total project goal

$597.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$597.84

1 Donor

-$597.84

Donations toward project cost

-$508.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.68

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$0.00

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