We are finishing up many projects in the art room, and beginning to hang our masterpieces in the hallways! Please remember to LOOK UP above the lockers for our new artwork on display. Fifth graders also started their creating their sketchbooks this week. We talked about the many ways that artists use sketchbooks – including [...]
We began many new projects in the art room this week! Fifth Graders learned that “collage” comes from the French word “coller” which means “to glue”. We began our collage project by painting and glueing words, burlap, and images from newspapers onto a canvas board. Later you’ll see what our collage project will become! [...]
The first week of February…and another busy week in the art room. Here’s a look at some of the things we worked on this week! Fifth graders were excited to begin painting their clay masks! After finishing painting with acrylic paints, they will spend several classes adding raffia hair, beads, feathers, and other embellishments. Fourth [...]
Third Graders are finishing up their study of Louisiana artist George Rodrigue, who has been painting “Blue Dog” since the 1980′s. Since we have been learning about the art element of color in the 3rd grade, George Rodrigue’s exploration with color and words is a fun way to wrap up our color study. We enjoyed [...]
A big thank you to Mrs. Randolph, who spent several hours this week hanging art in our 2/3 hallway. Our 2nd graders have finished up their warm/cool cityscapes-check them out here!
Our Kindergarten artists began exploring the element of color this week. We learned about the primary colors (Red! Yellow! Blue!) and found out how to mix the secondary colors – orange, green, and violet – using the primary colors. Then the fun began…we squished play-doh colors together to create new colors, and even figured out [...]