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Ms. Roman from El Paso TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Painting the World

Help me give my students a better array of projects utilizing paint! We are going to create landscape paintings and we need paper to make these wonderful pieces.

  • $237 goal

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My Students

This year, I have the pleasure to be teaching Art 1 and Art 2 to about 230 students. Since I am teaching Art 1, we have to learn the basics, I try to make it as fun as possible. I teach 6th, 7th and 8th grade, but my biggest bunch are 6th graders.

They all come with different sets of skills but they all have one goal in my class, to be better than they were yesterday.

Every day‚Äč they come in they are determined to do just that.

I really enjoy teaching Art I because they are very enthusiastic about learning new techniques and learning how to get their artistic voice.

Seeing the moment my kids overcome a challenge is the best feeling in the world, I can sense their triumph when they say, "Yes! I finally got it!"

They also like to teach and correct each other in a positive manner. They enjoy bouncing ideas off each other. My class allows them to be as free as they can with their ideas!

I would like to challenge them with harder projects and expose them to different materials.

My Project

Every year I try to expose the students to different painting projects. This year I want to do at least three projects. I have 240 students that are extremely excited to paint. Art One is going to learn the color wheel.

Art Two is going to learn how to blend different color shades to create a 3D effect on their work.

We are all going to create a piece from observation utilizing these paints and watercolor paper. I try to buy the half gallons so that I can refill the smaller bottles using the funnels for easier pours.

We are also going to be working with color pencils so we need sharpeners.

Ms. Roman
Grades 6-8

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 230 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER 88 LB WATERCOLOR 9 X 12 PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $8.87 6 $53.22
Playmoji Pencil Sharpeners - Bright Color Classic Design - 144 Pack • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
00711-2048-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Mars Black, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
00711-4018-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Primary Yellow, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
00711-5018-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Primary Blue, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
00711-1118-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Titanium White, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
00711-8048-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Burnt Sienna, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
00711-8058-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Burnt Umber, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
00711-3078-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Bright Red, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $12.28 1 $12.28
Norpro Stainless Steel Funnels, Set of 3 • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88

Materials cost

$163.03

Vendor shipping charges

$5.32

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$200.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.44

Total project goal

$236.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.24

5 Donors

-$233.59

Donations toward project cost

-$200.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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