Sunday, August 10, 2014
Sunday, March 30, 2014
These paintings are awesome! The 4th grade course of study includes learning about Ohio animals. This translates to drawing and painting our state bird, the Cardinal! We looked at pictures of
Friday, March 21, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Students learned about Van Gogh's style if painting and his use of texture in his work. Clay is the perfect medium in which to explore texture. Students created their tile then drew into the clay adding texture as they went along. Glaze was used to finish the tiles.
The first graders looked at still life paintings by the French artist Henri Matisse. We drew our still life in a similar way using multiple patterns like Matisse. Watercolor was used as we discussed various watercolor techniques.
3rd grade learned about Molas from Panama. Molas are layers of fabric made into a design,typically animals,and are made into clothing. The kuna Indians make Molas and are typically 2-7 layers of fabric in a variety of colors. We made ours out of paper and we cut out various shapes to create patterns.