Wednesday, December 16, 2015

6th Grade - Community Gardens

Students can create community garden models out of recycled and donated recyclable material using pre-planning outlines, problem-solving skills, and complex cutting/hot gluing.

4th Grade - Self-Portrait Paper Dolls

Students can use knowledge of body proportions and complex cutting/designing to create miniature self-portrait paper dolls. 

Monday, December 14, 2015

2nd Grade - Patterned Suns/Moons

Students can illustrate the 4th day of creation using patterns along with warm and cool colors.

4th Grade - Military Paper Dolls

Students can use knowledge of body proportions and the different branches of the military to create correct paper uniforms for paper dolls, achieved through complex cutting and designing.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

1st Grade - Ark Origami

Students can illustrate Noah and the Ark using origami, drawing with shapes, and cutting out complex designs.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

4th Grade - Patriotic Symbols

Students can create a symbol or word using glue contour lines and red/white/blue patterns.

1st Grade - Mondrian Webs

After studying artist Piet Mondrian, students can identify the primary colors and use them with bumpy and straight lines to create a web illusion.

5th Grade - Op Art USA Flags

Students can create an Op Art illusion of a waving USA flag using value and line styles.

Kindergarten - Rainbow Angry Birds

Students can use multiple shapes to draw angry birds then watercolor the colors of the rainbow.

Friday, November 6, 2015

2nd Grade - Remembrance Poppies

Students can create a multi-media Veterans Day project using tempera painted coffee filters, a watercolored newspaper collage, and a note letting us know "A Poppy is to Remember."

4th Grade - Word Pictures

Students can use describing colored words to fully form a personally selected image.

5th Grade - X-Ray Hands

Students can use knowledge of bone anatomy to create a chalk pastel drawing of a hand x-ray.

Kindergarten - Kandinsky Circles

After studying artist Wassily Kandinsky, students can draw concentric circles, coloring rotationally to fill the entire space.