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!

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!

1st grade Rodeo ’16

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 to be on display at the Alvin ISD Rodeo Show. All of the projects were selected based upon what the particular grade levels have … Continue reading

Art Station Day!

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!

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4th Grade Pastoral Scenes

4th grade drew these awesome pastoral scenes. As third graders we spoke heavily about value, and it was great to see them apply that to this lesson. We first drew the scene, and then they were instructed to use oil pastel, colored pencil or both to add color. I gave demonstrations on both media, and … Continue reading

Family Portraits 

As part of our self-awareness unit, the 1st graders made family portraits. The heads were pre-drawn using the inside of the masking tape roll, and then we talked about overlapping so the kids would draw complete bodies for a more realistic looking portraits.


  

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Art Club travels to Ancient Egypt

We’d traveled back to the cave people time, to the cradle of civilization in Mesopotamia, and our next trip in history for art club was to Ancient Egypt where we learned about deities, pharaohs, the Nile, papyrus, and hieroglyphics! We watched this awesome video, then thanks to the awesome GT teacher Ms. Heitt, the kids … Continue reading