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Monday, February 11, 2013

Finished 5th Grade Ceramic Houses

As promised, here is some of the 5th graders' finished artwork from our texture unit.

Space & Movement Projects -- 3rd Grade

Third graders studied the work of artist Henri Rousseau and learned to created depth 
through the use of overlapping, and foreground, middle ground, and background.

Space & Movement Projects -- 1st Grade


Kindergarten Studies Space and Movement

The kindergartners have been busy over the last couple of weeks studying movement and space in a piece of art. Students started by studying the artist Keith Haring and creating figures in his style. There is a Keith Haring for Kids website that you can check out at http://haringkids.com/. In the meantime check out some of the moves the kinders had:

Kinders also studied space in a picture through reading the book Corduroy and creating a roomy bedroom for him:

Lastly, in celebration of Groundhog Day, students learned how to make shadows and help their drawings look more real in space. They learned about burrowing animals as well:

Sunday, February 3, 2013

New Link -- Picasso Faces from Found Objects

Last week a note went home to 5th graders requesting supplies for an upcoming project with Miss W. 
Here are some examples of the project. 
Check 'em out!