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Hundertwasser Grade 1

Students learned about Austrian Artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. They used his harmonious landscapes as inspiration to create their own paintings. Mixed media used were: oil pastels, watercolors, and colored construction paper. Students were encouraged to use swirl lines, and bright colors to represent Hundertwasser eccentric personality. They nailed it 🎯 ❀️🎨

ROYGBIV 🌈 Painted Paper Plate Weaving

Art Room Display

Africa πŸ¦’πŸ˜πŸ†πŸ¦›πŸ…β€οΈπŸŒ

Grade 4 learned all about Africa from the textiles in their traditional Kente Cloth clothing to the infamous African Safari animals.

Students learned what each color represents in the Kente Cloth and selected the colors that best represent them. They learned how to weave and how to use patterns, shapes, and lines to design their Textiles.

Lastly they incorporated yarn into their weavings. We had so much fun learning about this beautiful continent.

🌈ROYGBIV 🌈

After learning about ROYGBIV singing and dancing around the art room my tiny artist created these wonderful multimedia rainbows 🌈

Warm & Cool Zentangle Cat Silhouettes

Students began by drawing 2 cat silhouettes. We discussed how to create Zentangles using line patterns and how to create illusion designs. After students designed both cats they painted warm and cool checkered backgrounds. Lastly they mounted their cats on yellow paper and onto their checkered backgrounds. πŸ˜»πŸ™ŒπŸ½

Heather Galler inspired Bouquets πŸ’

My Grade 2’s absolutely loved drawing these enlarged flower 🌺 🌸 bouquets.

This lesson comes from one of my amazing art teacher friends Cassie Stephens~ you can find more of her projects on her blog cassiestephens.blogspot.com

Cats 🐱 & Dogs πŸΆ

This is one of my favorite lessons.

Students started with an eye study on how to draw realistic animal eyes. They used oil pastels for coloring. Students then began to paint on newspaper. Once dried students ripped and shredded the newspaper πŸ“° and glued onto their blank canvas.

Students then placed the eyes and nose over the newspaper and painted more in-depth details to create their cats and dogs. Multi step lesson with amazing results ❀️🎨😻🐢🀩

Personality Swirls πŸŒ€

Grade 5-6 did such an amazing job creating their personality swirls.

They were so focused on their patterns and designs. I am so proud of the outcomeπŸ€—β€οΈπŸŽ¨