Closing thoughts and images

Our 2018-19 school year started in a New Art Room. Several weeks of summer break were spent moving the contents of room 17 to room 27. 

Laminated wrapping paper covers the upper cabinet doors 

Ready for the New Year! 

air plant sugar skull a gift 
Glowing Owl light adds a little extra warmth to the room 

Sweet Holiday Gifts! 
Thanks for another great Art Year!

End of the Year Mini show 2019

the Event April 2019

Another year of amazing group projects, this year a lot of variety in size, materials and approach to theme...What A Wonderful World!

Kinder project
laying out the design 
students adding color details to the horn 
Rainbow Unicorn detail Kinder 
Adding student painted and cut paper 
Completed Rainbow Unicorn

1st grade 4 Cats with Flowers in progress with inspiration pieces too. 

1s Grade adding hand drawn and cut out flowers 
completed 1st grade project, tissue paper collage, watercolor cats and handmade paper flowers

Basic design for 2nd grade project 
2nd grade adding tissue paper collage elements

Beginning the painting process 

3rd grade happy house on a hill, Home is where the Heart is...
3rd grade painting and collage

4th grade tumble block project 
students added color and details to the shapes 

Layout of 5th grade composition 
5th grade work in progress, acrylic paints and collage elements

adding clay hair highlights 
almost finished 

details of completed 5th grade piece 

Watercolor layout for collage elements, Klimt inspired 
Adding hand painted cut paper embellishments 
Detail of 6th grade art piece 
Glass beads completed the composition

Sixth Grade Mastering 2018-19

1-4 Two Fridas Building on knowledge of Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol from 4th grade and connecting to Day of the Dead/ Ancient Cultural traditions of Central America-Classroom Social Studies themes. Students use patterns create stencil like Frida portraits with colorful collage and boarder.

5/6-7 Circle City- One-point perspective city drawing with pencil add watercolor wash to Black and White city

8 Event Project  
Sunrise Embrace- this “gilded” art piece is a direct tribute to Klimt’s “ the Kiss” complete with glittery robes, stylized background, glass beads, and hand created paper jewels. The students painted and embellished the entire surface using their art eye to create a timeless masterpiece!

9 Pompeii volcano relief- Discussion of Ancient Pompeii, what is a volcano, what was a typical day like in that time…? Using white card stock students drew a volcano shape, built a relief form using tissue paper and glue, color and details with oil pastels and watercolors.

10/11-12  3-D Clay Artifacts  working with air dry clay, inspired by ancient artifacts, idols and statues students created their own Vase Face, coil or pinch pot,  adding color with metallic paints and glazes.

Extras: Van Gogh coloring pages, perspective coloring pages, and holiday inspired Perspective and Shading- to help students develop skills in shading shapes and forms, and understanding how to create the illusion of space and perspective on flat surface with chalk pastels