Mona Lisa Triptych

Third grade artists have been learning about Leonardo daVinci and his famous Mona Lisa painting.  They were excited to learn daVinci’s trick of drawing eyes that seem to follow you around the room, and brainstormed lots of interesting ideas about what Mona Lisa might have been thinking about as she smiled mysteriously while her portrait [...]

Continue Reading 1 comment March 29, 2013

Third Grade Elves

Sometimes, my third grade artists have discovered, we make art just for FUN.  Turning themselves into silly elves was just plain….fun, with a little creative problem solving thrown in as they figured out how to make elf-inspired clothing.   This project was inspired by Pinterest!  See more at “Art With Mrs. Chiddo” (scroll down to [...]

Continue Reading 2 comments December 1, 2012

New Blue Dogs

Third grade artists are finishing up their study of Louisiana artist George Rodrigue, creator of Blue Dog.  They drew awesome dogs using oil pastels, and placed their dog on a background inspired by Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night.  Blue Dog – cutting it out  Starry Night Background Four dogs – aren’t they great?!       [...]

Continue Reading 1 comment November 25, 2012

The Button Project

Georgetown artists in grades 1-3 began their first project of the school year with a fun little line, shape, and color review – The Button Project.  Their designs began with a button or fuzzy pom-pom of their choice; they then created a radial design using lines and shapes around their buttons and pom-poms.  Check out [...]

Continue Reading 2 comments September 7, 2012

New Art Show Selections

Here are the latest Georgetown masterpieces that have been selected for our April 2012 Hudsonville Student Art Show.  Congratulations, artists!

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2012 Art Show Selections

Here are the first selections for our 2012 HPS Student Art Show!  Congratulations, artists!

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More Art Show Selections!

More pieces have been selected for our upcoming 2011 Student Art Show – check them out! Congratulations artists!

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Our Beautiful Hallways

Our lovely crew of parent volunteers spent an afternoon hanging student artwork in the halls for me last week.  Our students love seeing their artwork on display, and so do I!  Thank you, parents!

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New Weaving Projects

My third and fourth graders have been exploring weaving this past week.  We used some unusual “looms” for our weaving; third graders wove around a paper plate, and fourth graders are experiencing weaving around a plastic cup as their loom.  Both grades are absolutely loving this new weaving technique – and many of my students [...]

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New Art Show Selections

Here are the most recent selections for our upcoming Hudsonville Student Art Show, scheduled for April 25-28, 2011.  Keep scrolling, there are a bunch of beautiful pieces!  Congratulations, artists!

Continue Reading 2 comments February 2, 2011

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