2nd grade chalk pastel trees

Second grade explored chalk pastels with these super cute trees. We added water to paint the pastel onto the picture like water color, and ended with oil pastel on top for details Great job!  Advertisements

Kindergarten Winter Trees

Kindergarten explored oil pastels and drawing trees using the “Y” technique, and the growth is amazing! The tree on the left was their first attempt, the tree on the right was their next attempt! When they were done drawing we covered the paper with blue bleeding tissue paper and I gave the a spray with … Continue reading

1st grade Snowpeople

These first graders followed along with the teacher to draw the bodies of their snowpeople, and then were shown different examples of mouths they could draw. I love how fun these are!

4th grade Snow resist 

Fourth grade got another lesson in how to draw trees using the “Y” technique. Can you see the “Y’s”? Then they used white oil pastel to make the ground and the snow in the sky, and finally painted the entire paper with blue/purple watercolor. Beautiful!

Kindergarten Fall Resist Leaves

These little artists were given a template to trace around and then they colored them in using warm colors. Once they were done there, they used an india ink wash to add contrast to their papers. Great job!

Tints & Shades

2nd grade is learning about tints and shades. We started with a white moon and they learned to always put the darker color into the lighter color, and on our palettes they mixed different tints of their given color. Once we arrived at the same color we were given, we then started to add black … Continue reading

4th grade Warm/Cool Fall Leaves

These guys were given an option of four different types of leaves to draw, and then they used warm colored oil pastels to color them in. They then used cool colors to draw lines either, horizontal, diagonal, or vertical behind the leaf and finally make a black border on the perimeter.  

1st grade Fall Sharpie Owls

First graders worked on their fine motor skills in this lesson by first tracing around a template of the owl with a Sharpie.  Then using hand to eye coordination they followed along with the teacher example when we added details to the owl, and then they colored the backgrounds black with permanent marker.  Once they … Continue reading

5th grade Winter Prints

We brainstormed to think about words that came to mind when I told them “winter”. I showed them several Googled images of “winter images”, and they sketched out their ideas. The next day, they drew their sketches onto their styrofoam plates and then printed! Way to go!

3rd grade Polar Bears

These projects are so super cute! They were so excited to find out about what a resist meant!