Kindergarten artists have been busy cutting and gluing shapes to create these beautiful winter scenes. After painting the background sky, the artists cut common shapes to build trees and houses. These projects have brightened up our hallways on our gloomy December days. See more of these Kindergarten Winter Shapes at our ARTSONIA site!
Check out our student artwork on Artsonia, our on-line art gallery! We are busy uploading winter and holiday themed student artwork – perfect for a special holiday gift! Your child’s artwork can be printed on a variety of items – from mugs to holiday cards. And…20% of your purchase goes directly to our Georgetown Art [...]
Georgetown Fourth Grade artists recently finished a huge figure drawing unit. They began by looking at the art of Edgar Degas, who was a master at drawing the human figure and known for his pastel drawings of ballerinas. Then they tried their own figure drawings…modeling for each other and doing a series of quick [...]
After learning about the life and art of Henri Rousseau, 2nd graders at Georgetown created these ferocious tigers in the style of Rousseau. They learned that Rousseau liked to paint jungle scenes with wild animals even though he had never been to the jungle or had ever seen a wild animal. First the artists drew [...]
Kindergarten artists are learning about Primary and Secondary colors. Students were given play dough in Primary colors and found out that Primary colors can mix together to form new colors we call Secondary colors. Students then drew pumpkins on paper and were given paint in Primary colors. They mixed the yellow and red paint on [...]
Georgetown’s 5th Grade artists have finished up their O’Keeffe flowers, and their completed pieces are stunning! We focused on the art elements for this project, and the 5th graders were amazed to see how many important art elements were included in their flower paintings. Art Elements we used! O’Keeffe “Red Poppy” After viewing O’Keeffe’s “Red [...]
At Hudsonville Public Schools, each elementary grade has at least three artists they are required to be introduced to. Kindergarten students learn about the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian. Mondrian is such a great artist for Kindergarteners to learn about because he painted with Primary colors and straight lines. He really liked horizontal and vertical lines. Kindergarteners at [...]
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”.
Georgetown artists in grades 1, 2, and 3 have been creating colorful, blooming projects to celebrate warmer weather. And, bonus…these projects have become beautiful Mother’s Day gifts. Visit our on-line art gallery ARTSONIA to see more of these fabulous projects! First Grade artists created these beautiful flowers in a fancy mosaic vase. Special thanks [...]
Kindergarten artists created these special self-portraits to give their moms for Mother’s Day. The artists learned that a self-portrait is a drawing or painting of themselves. I love the innocence of Kindergarten drawings, and knew their moms would love their drawings too. I struggled with directing the students too much so all the portraits looked [...]