A Few More….

Well everyone, we are finishing our last selections for the 14th Annual HPS District Art Show.  Here are our most recent masterpieces – congratulations, artists! Check here for more art show information!  Hudsonville Art Program

Continue Reading Add comment March 26, 2014

Jabuti The Tortoise

Second grade artists have created a new work of art based on a book by Gerald McDermott, “Jabuti the Tortoise”.  Jabuti is a tortoise from the Amazon Rain Forest who loves to play tricks on his friends.  Second graders enjoyed the story, but the best part was creating their own tortoises!  Jabuti   Creating the [...]

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Really, Really BIG Squids!

Second Grade artists have been enjoying Kevin Sherry’s books about squids, including his I‘m The Biggest Thing In the Ocean! They created their own big squids and painted them with tempera paint.  The best part?  Drawing all those cool TEXTURE squiggles in the wet tempera paint with a special rubber tipped squiggle brush.  The hardest part? [...]

Continue Reading Add comment October 16, 2013

What’s In YOUR Jar?

Georgetown artists have been using their creative ideas to fill a jar with something interesting.  We’ve filled our jars with candy, cookies, fish, robots, toys, hair ribbons, sunglasses….just to name a few!

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Go Eagles!

Second and third grade artists were excited to learn how to  draw our school mascot, the Hudsonville Eagle.  Go Eagles! GO EAGLES!    

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Second Grade Story Quilts

Second grade artists have been studying the work of American artist Faith Ringgold.  They were intrigued by her famous Story Quilts and enjoyed reading the story and words that surround her quilts. Second graders learned how to weave paper to create their “quilt” and added stories about themselves to finish the piece.  They created a [...]

Continue Reading Add comment May 21, 2013

Snowflake Owls

Second grade artists had a blast cutting the “perfect” snowflake for their paper collage owls.  They learned how to do a special “snowflake fold” and tried out some new scissor cutting techniques for making spectacular snowflakes.  Aren’t these owls a hoooot!       Like ‘em?  See lots more on our ARTSONIA Museum site!

Continue Reading Add comment April 14, 2013

New Zealand Korus

What’s a Koru?  Ask a Georgetown second grade artist!  They will explain that a Koru is a New Zealand Maori word that means “loop”.  A koru looks like a fern frond or a spiral, and to the New Zealand Maori people the koru represents life, growth, strength, and peace. Second grade artists drew these beautiful [...]

Continue Reading Add comment April 13, 2013

New Art Show Selections

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!                      

Continue Reading Add comment March 24, 2013

Edward and Edwina Emu

Second grade artists began their study of the culture of Australia and New Zealand by learning about some of the unique animals found in Australia.  We read two of my favorite books by Sheena Knowles, Edward the Emu and Edwina The Emu.  Second graders were also intrigued to see Mrs. Brouwer’s real emu egg! We were so inspired by [...]

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