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Ms. E. from Verndale MN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paint Like Picasso

Help me give my students acrylic painting supplies such as gesso and a variety of acrylic paint colors.

  • $277 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are rural Minnesotan kids. Our students have great work ethic and pride for their school. Our school has a high poverty rate. Students have the mentality of taking care of their school and their property. Our school is very clean, and our equipment is well taken care of. Our kids do not have a lot of exposure to art, as we do not have museums or public sculptures locally. Most of our students' experiences with art happen in art class.

My Project

Oh no! Our art room is running out of paint, and has already ran out of white paint and gesso! This year we have had larger than anticipated class sizes, and materials are running out very quickly.

We need more paint to finish this year's curriculum.

Some of the projects that we still need to complete that require paint are painting our handmade clay book covers and painting our fairy garden houses. We already have both of these projects sculpted from clay and fired, we just need a little more paint to finish off the project. We will use the gesso to refurbish used canvases for senior high painting projects.

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Ms. E.
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
00673-0129 - Chromacryl Acrylic Essentials - Set of 12 colors, Pints • Blick Art Materials $61.78 1 $61.78
02033-1009 - Utrecht Professional Acrylic Gesso - Heavy Bodied, White, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $58.79 1 $58.79
00673-1028 - Chromacryl Acrylic Essentials - White, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $15.87 3 $47.61
00709-4478 - Chromacryl Students Acrylics - Cool Yellow, 64 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $20.25 1 $20.25
00688-1049 - Chroma Molten Metals Acrylics - Set of 4 Colors, 8 oz bottles • Blick Art Materials $13.52 1 $13.52

Materials cost

$201.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.47

Total project goal

$276.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.45

3 Donors

-$138.22

Donations toward project cost

-$117.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.73

match offer

-$138.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.73

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$0.00

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