Congratulations, Georgetown Artists! Here are the latest selections for our 2013 HPS Student Art Show. Thanks to our wonderful kindergarten art teacher, Mrs. Persch, for getting these masterpieces ready for the art show!
Our fifth and fourth grade artists spent their first days in art making their sketchbooks – assembling them, decorating the covers, and working on their first sketchbook assignment – a hand project. They also learned how to draw some new fun zentangles. Fifth and fourth graders will keep their sketchbooks in the art room and [...]
Fifth grade artists have been working on a fun new Hundertwasser project. After viewing several pieces by Austrian painter and architect Hundertwasser and learning about his interest in nature and spirals, we began by creating a background while exploring tints and shades. Hundertwasser- these were our inspiration pieces. Painting the background – including Hundertwasser [...]
Nineteen more pieces have been selected for our April district wide student art show. Congratulations, artists!
Here are our most recent 2012 HPS Student Art Show selections. Congratulations, Artists! Information on our upcoming district wide art show will be posted soon!
Here are the latest Georgetown masterpieces that have been selected for our April 2012 Hudsonville Student Art Show. Congratulations, artists!
My fourth and fifth graders completed this fun project recently when I had a substitute teacher in the art room. They looked at artist M.C. Escher’s “Drawing Hands” for inspiration, and drawing all those straight lines gave them some good practice using their rulers too! M.C. Escher’s “Drawing Hands” Special thanks to fellow South Elementary [...]
Fifth Graders are finishing up a great Salvador Dali project. They loved learning about the Surrealists and talking about their own “surreal” dreams, and found Dali’s attention-grabbing moustache very hilarious. After creating their portraits, they chose their own Dali-inspired backgrounds and pipe-cleaner moustache designs. Dali’s Many Moustaches This project is inspired by Anne at Useyourcoloredpencils@blogspot.com [...]
Fifth graders have been looking at the work of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe this week, and are finishing up large chalk flowers in the style of O’Keeffe. Their flowers are stunning – they have really worked hard to carefully blend the flowers and make them fill their picture space, just like O’Keeffe did.
Fifth Grade artists have been reviewing the art elements as they design their silhouettes. After briefly discussing silhouettes and recalling that the traditional silhouette is an outline without features on the inside, we began jazzing up our own silhouettes. I traced each student’s features and then they got busy using shape, color, line, and texture [...]