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
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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!
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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!
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These projects are so super cute! They were so excited to find out about what a resist meant!
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For this year’s Rodeo, I’m challenging myself to have every single class in all of the grade levels working on something different so that there is more variety to pick from for the display at the Alvin ISD Rodeo SHow. All of the projects were selected based upon what the particular grade levels have already … Continue reading
5th grade’s chosen artist was Van Gogh. They learned about perspective, and it was a geometry heavy lesson. Very challenging for them to get away from their old way of thinking things looked! We ran out of time, so not many got to add color. But here’s one example.
Every once in a while, some of the classes will finish a project ahead of some of the others. When that happens, the completed classes get to have Art Stations! It’s one of their favorite activities. The room is just completely a buzz with creation! Take a look!
Art Rocks Y’all!
Spring is in full swing over here! Our sculpture project for 2nd grade was with paper! They made waves of paper for their ponds. Then they followed a teacher led drawing of a lily pad and frog for their finishing touches! This super creative fella forewent the white paper, and made his frogs from green … Continue reading
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After the completion of Youth Art Month, the grades were then given one of the three artists to focus in on. 2nd grade’s artist was Vincent Van Gogh, and we did our versions of Starry Night. Using a metallic crayon, they first drew the painting, using directional lines, just like the master painter himself. Then … Continue reading
Black History Month means focusing on a black artist, both 1st and 2nd grades learned about one of my favorite artist from the Harlem Renaissance, Romare Bearden! He looked at several examples of his work, and discussed what the word collage meant. Then they got to work! 1st grade had to build a person, they … Continue reading