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A Look Ahead….And Back!

If you are visiting the Art Room Blog because you will be new to Georgetown Elementary in the fall….WELCOME!  Please explore our art blog to see what we create – and don’t forget to take a look at the over 6,000 works of art on display in our on-line Art Gallery, ARTSONIA as well. As [...]

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Continue Reading 2 comments June 8, 2014

The Library is OPEN!

Don’t forget to visit the Georgetown Elementary Library during our summer library hours!  The library will be open every Tuesday through July 29 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mrs. Brouwer will be helping out at the library on Tuesday, July 15th – I would love to see you and hear all about your summer vacation!     [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 6, 2014

Saving the best for last…Chihuly!

Georgetown’s 5th Grade artists recently learned about one final artist for the school year – and he turned out to be one of their favorites!  We discovered glass artist Dale Chihuly and created two works of art in his style – a beautiful chandelier made of recycled water bottles, and a macchia bowl installation that [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 4, 2014

Heart of Hudsonville

Looking for a fun challenge this summer?  Enter your best photo in the “Heart of Hudsonville” Photo Contest!  There are several categories that you may enter, including “Our Favorite Places”.  The contest is open to everyone, but photos must be taken within the Hudsonville City Limits. Of course, there are cool prizes!  Grand prize is [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 3, 2014

Special Thanks To…

We are so blessed at Georgetown to have wonderful parent volunteers who give so much of their time to help us out in so many ways.  I’d like to give a special thanks to LISA VREDEVOOGD for hanging artwork in the hallways for me this year – you are amazing!  I love seeing the students’ [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 2, 2014

Feelin’ The Love

I am loving the sweet handmade gifts that my artists are bringing in for me this year!  I hang them in my kiln room to brighten up the cement block walls – I have quite a student gallery in that little room!

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Continue Reading Add comment June 2, 2014

Beauty…Outside!

G-Town’s fifth graders headed outdoors to enjoy the nice weather…and spread a little beauty outside the art room door. Their drawings make me smile every time I look out my window!

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Continue Reading 4 comments June 1, 2014

Amazon Rain Forest Birds

Georgetown’s Fourth Grade artists created these beautiful Amazon rainforest birds to wrap up their study of Mexico, Central America, and South America.  See more rainforest birds in our on-line Artsonia gallery here!   This project was inspired by Denise M. Logan’s book, “Dynamic Art Projects For Children”.

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Continue Reading Add comment May 28, 2014

Imaginary Trees

Third grade artists are reviewing some of the skills and techniques they learned this year, including overlapping and color blending, while creating these creative imaginary trees. They also got to work on their “art critique” skills as they examined and discussed several works of art featuring trees and landscapes.  Their favorite part of the critique [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment May 26, 2014

Mexican Suns, 4th Grade Style!

Georgetown’s Fourth Graders created these colorful Aztec Sun images while learning about the culture of Mexico and Central America.  After drawing their images on paper, they traced onto coffee filters and painted with watercolors.  Their smiling suns really brighten our cafeteria!

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Continue Reading Add comment May 22, 2014

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