We’re getting ready for our 8th Annual Talent Show at Georgetown. A few students found some extra art room time to help out with Talent Show posters. Students in grades 3, 4, & 5….start practicing! The Talent Show is Thursday, April 3rd! Here’s a 2013 flashback – 5th Graders doing a little Harlem Shake [...]
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Here are our most recent District Art Show selections. The show is coming up soon; visit our HPS Art Program website for more information! Congratulations, Artists!
Fourth grade artists have really been flexing their art muscles this month! Their latest creations combine their understanding of the abstract art of Mondrian and Kandinsky, plus their recent study of color families, AND our school goal of improving number sense and fractions. Whew! After viewing work by Mondrian and Kandinsky, students discussed how both [...]
The latest 2014 HPS District Art Show selections from our Georgetown artists! HPS ART SHOW Information – click HERE!
Georgetown 5th Graders began their study of Mexico and South America by learning about the Amate Bark paintings found throughout Mexico. These colorful works of art often depict flowers and birds and are painted on bark that has been boiled and pounded into sheets of rough paper. After viewing and discussing a sample amate bark [...]
Fourth Grade artists have been working hard to finish up these gorgeous peacock drawings. After reviewing color families such as primary, secondary, and warm/cool combinations, they added color with oil pastel and carefully blended the feathers, adding a bright green background to finish their masterpieces. Aren’t their peacocks amazing? See more peacocks at ARTSONIA!
Congratulations, Georgetown Artists – six more selections for our upcoming District Art Show! Second Grade Aztec Masks Kindergarten Hearts Visit our HPS Art Department website for more ART SHOW INFORMATION.
Fourth Grade artists were really, really excited to finally take their clay lions home! We began our lions WAY before Christmas break, but with many snow days and over 600 pieces to fire in our little kiln, the lions have been slow to finish. BUT well worth the wait, as you can see!
So, what is a Mola, anyway? Third grade artists will tell you that “mola” is the Kuna Indian word for shirt or clothing, and is part of the traditional clothing made by the Kuna Indians from the San Blas Islands of Panama. The Kuna Indian women make their traditional art form by layering and stitching [...]
Georgetown first grade artists know lots of cool facts about South America’s Amazon rain forest! Did you know it rains an inch every day in the Amazon rain forest? And that the trees grow very, very tall and an amazing number of different creatures inhabit the rain forest – including beautiful Blue Morpho Butterflies!