Fourth grade artists have been studying the art of American Artists Mary Cassatt. They learned that she loved to paint children, including her own nieces and nephew. So of course they created portraits of children – themselves! After writing about themselves and creating a background of colored tissue paper, they traced their portraits from photos. [...]
Paul Klee’s “Highway and Byways” was the inspiration for these pieces created by our Fourth Grade artists. This project also focused on our school-wide goal of improving student math number sense with a deeper understanding of fractions. Fourth grade students used their knowledge of fractions to divide their paper space into halves, thirds, and fourths. [...]
Each year, student artwork is selected for display at our Administration Building. The framed artwork is “on loan” for one year and then returned to the students. It is always a pleasure to drop the artwork off at the Administration Building – everyone there stops what they are doing and gathers around the art pieces, [...]
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!
Fourth grade artists created these cute New Zealand kiwi birds, adding their favorite zentangles and line designs. Sweet! See more of these kiwis at our ARTSONIA Kids Art Museum!
Fourth Grade artists are completing these fabulous Boab Trees as part of our Cultural Focus this year – Australia. They learned that the Boab Tree is also called the “bottle tree” as it stores water in the bottle-shaped trunk to endure harsh drought conditions in the Australian outback. Our boab trees were inspired by the [...]
I received the sweetest belated Christmas gift today from one of my fourth grade students. Her parents ordered me this beautiful Christmas ornament from Artsonia with her recent Winter Birch artwork printed on it. The ornament is beautiful….and I will treasure it. Thank you my friends! xoxo Mrs. Brouwer
Fourth grade artists have just finished these beautiful winter tree landscapes. They used bits of masking tape to create their white trees, then painted some deep blue watercolor paint over the top, adding a sprinkle of salt for texture. The really fun part? Rubbing off the salt and gently peeling the tape away to reveal [...]
My fourth grade artists recently brainstormed some of the many reasons that artists make art, including: to make money (!), to express yourself, to relax, and….to give as a gift. Since we will soon be hosting students from Raey Guang Elementary, our sister school in Pingtung, Taiwan, we put our creative abilities to work and [...]
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 [...]