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!

Continue Reading Add comment May 22, 2014

More Art Room Celebrations!

As the school year winds down, we are recognizing and celebrating the work of a few more Georgetown artists. Kiara’s “Winter Trees” art piece will be featured in 2015 during School Board Recognition month.  Her work will be displayed in the board meeting room and enjoyed by our school board members.  Congrats, Kiara! Two Georgetown [...]

Continue Reading Add comment May 21, 2014

The Cactus Project

Fourth grade artists created these beautiful bowls filled with cacti during their study of Mexico.  This project incorporated several important art goals:  learning about zentangles and creating a zentangle bowl; learning the names and drawing a variety of cactus plants; the use of shading techniques to create a realistic cactus plant; and creating visual interest [...]

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More Georgetown Masterpieces

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!

Continue Reading Add comment March 7, 2014

Mondrian + Kandinsky = ABSTRACT ART!

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 [...]

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Five Lions, Four Turtles.

The latest 2014 HPS District Art Show selections from our Georgetown artists!   HPS ART SHOW Information – click HERE!

Continue Reading Add comment February 24, 2014

One Last Clay Project

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!

Continue Reading Add comment February 18, 2014

New Winter Art Projects from G-Town

The blustery cold weather has inspired our Georgetown artists to create some fun “wintery” projects.  We are also starting our study and review of color, and these projects are reinforcing our understanding of color families such as primary and secondary colors, and  warm/cool colors. First grade artists are working on these nice warm/cool holiday trees. [...]

Continue Reading Add comment December 6, 2013

Snow Angels

Georgetown Fourth Grade Artists recently completed these beautiful Snow Angels.  As they created their colorful angels, fourth graders focused on three art principles: pattern, emphasis, and balance.  More student pieces from this project can also be found in our on-line art gallery, ARTSONIA.

Continue Reading 2 comments January 21, 2013

Check Us Out on ARTSONIA

My artists are discovering their artwork that I have uploaded to the Artsonia Kids’ Art Museum!  They have been ordering mugs, shirts, and other items with their artwork printed on these items…and here’s the cool thing, part of the profits on the sale of items goes right back to the Georgetown Art Room. One of [...]

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