Kindergarten Paul Klee Cats

The Kindergarten artists have been busy learning about the Swiss painter, Paul Klee. Paul Klee’s paintings were very childlike with bright colors like the color he saw when he visited Africa.                                         His famous painting entitled Cat and Bird was the inspiration for this project. After drawing their cat and bird, Kindergarteners chose bright watercolors to add color. They finished […]

Continue Reading 2 comments February 5, 2015

Ketchup Time!

Georgetown’s fifth grade artists are completing two different art pieces this week.  We’ve gotten a little behind due to snow days and winter break, so we’ve been playing “Catch Up”…or as we say in the art room, Ketchup Time! These fun and colorful villages are inspired by the work of Austrian architect and artist Friedensreich […]

Continue Reading Add comment February 3, 2015

Picasso Portraits

First Grade artists have been exploring the abstract work of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.  They learned that Picasso worked in a style called Cubism.  After looking at lots of cubist art pieces, our smart first graders decided that cubism is when an artist uses lots of shapes and shows details from different views in the same […]

Continue Reading Add comment January 27, 2015

Kindergarten Winter Shapes

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!  

Continue Reading Add comment December 9, 2014

Looking For A Special Holiday Gift?

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 […]

Continue Reading Add comment November 30, 2014

Fourth Grade Figure Studies

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 […]

Continue Reading Add comment November 29, 2014

2nd Grade Tigers

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 […]

Continue Reading 2 comments November 11, 2014

Kindergarten Secondary Pumpkins

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 […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 29, 2014

O’Keeffe Flowers

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 […]

Continue Reading 2 comments October 25, 2014

Kindergarten Mini Mondrians

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 […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 21, 2014

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