Kindergartners created their soft textured baby owls after we read Owl Babies. Students used their prior knowledge of cutting "rounded shapes" for the eyes and learned how to fold and cut the beak.
North Art Alert
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Second Grade Nature Up-Close
Second Grade students created a setting full of foliage after looking at work by Rousseau and reading Keith Baker's book Who's the Beast. Students learned about the parts of insect bodies and created their insect with symmetrical wings.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Winter Hat and Scarf
Kindergartners made self-portraits wearing winter hats and scarves. This was an introduction to facial features and proportions.
Monday, January 16, 2012
First Graders Catching Radial Designs
First Grade students traced their hands for their mittens and printed radial designs for their snowflakes.
Second Graders learned about Georges Rouault and reviewed the Fauves before creating themselves as Royalty.
First Graders learned about Monet and the Impressionists. They created their Monet "like" painting by sponge painting pastels, then painting an everyday event.
First Grade Sunflowers
First Graders created their still life using finger paint paper for petals, symmetrical vases and chalk pastels.
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