Fourth Grade artists are finishing up their “Split Face Portrait” project this week. We looked at the work of American Artist Mary Cassatt, who painted many portraits of her young nieces and nephew. Of course then we HAD to draw our own portraits! Cassatt’s “Mother and Child” There was a little groaning in the art [...]
Four more selections for our upcoming HPS District Art Show. Congratulations, Fourth Grade Artists! Hee hee – I call this one the “Synchronized Swimming Owls” photo!
I wish I could have put every single clay fish that my fourth graders created in the upcoming District Art Show – but I had to narrow it down from over 100 to just….eight. Here is a little photo collage of the most recent selections for the art show. Congratulations, artists!
Fourth graders are soooo excited to finish up their clay fish project! We began by viewing this great video – everything you need to know to create a double pinch pot fish. Fish in the works Adding the glaze Finished fishies Don’t you just love their little fishy personalities?
What to do with a big bag of t.p. tubes….turn ‘em into owls, of course! I was inspired by the many projects floating around Pinterest and on other art teacher blogs that use t.p. tubes, so my 4th graders and I began an experiment in problem solving to create our owls. We smooshed the t.p. [...]
Fourth Grade artists have been learning about Cezanne’s still life paintings. Their still life drawings combined a review of warm and cool colors, drawing forms, and zentangles. Cezanne – Still Life With Compotier This project was inspired by images from Heather Martin’s Picassa Web Album.
Nineteen more pieces have been selected for our April district wide student art show. Congratulations, artists!
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 [...]
Fourth graders have been studying French artist Edgar Degas this week. They watched a movie about Degas’ life and career, learning that he was interested in showing movement in his figure drawings of ballerinas. Then…it was time to be models ourselves as we practiced figure drawings. I don’t repeat too many art projects – but [...]