Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Kindergarten: Monet boats

Students created a sea scape inspired by Claude Monet.  They drew the horizon line first and painted a sunset.  Next they painted the boats and created details such as waves.  Lastly, they painted the water using the cool colors.

First Grade: Fall Leaves (warm and cool colors)

Students used observational drawing to create their fall leaves.  They used warm colors on their leaves and cool colors for wind in the background.

Second Grade: Okeefe flowers and pointillism

Students studied artist Georgia Okeefe to create thier close up of their flower.  Next students used a technique called pointillism to fill in the flower.  Lastly, students used water color washes to fill the spaces.

Third Grade: Mono Chromatic Portraits

Students recieved a cropped digital photo for thier self portrait.  The students were only allowed to select one color and mix that color with black or white to make shades and tints.  Students used value to help them decide where to put the shades and tints of thier color.

Fourth Grade: Chuck close (mini paintings)

Students used a grid system to compose portrait.  Then created mini paintings inside each box using a wax resist technique.  (crayon and water colors)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Art Fair is Coming!!!

November 15th from 3:30-6:30.
Come to look or buy your student's artwork.  This is a fundraiser for our school.  The more frames we sell, the more money we make for art supplies!!
Please bring your RSVP slip in ASAP.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Third Grade Op Art

These students created a hidden object in thier Op art design.  Can  you find the hidden object?

Fourth Grade: Line Design, Op Art

Students turned thier name into artwork by creating an Op art line design.

Second Grade: Nonobjective Art

Students created an organic or geometric shaped design.   Nonobjective art has no realism or no real objects in the artwork, but just lines, shapes, colors, patterns.

First Grade: Kandinsky Art

Students were inspired by the art of Kandinsky to make thier nonobjective art.  They were only given the three primary colors of red, yellow and blue to work with.  The students had to create the secondary color to finish thier piece.

Color wheel Flower

Students carefully drew a flower with contour lines.  Next, they colored each petal to follow the color pattern of the color wheel.  Lastly, they painted a design in the background.  Students learned primary colors and secondary colors in this exercise.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Welcome Back Students!!!
I am excited to start a new year of art!

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

SLE Kid's Art Fair is Coming Soon!

SLE Kid's Art Fair


When: Friday, May 11th 3:30-6:30

Where: SLE cafeteria

What:  Come to look and browse, or buy your student's framed master piece at our art fair!  The total cost of the frame is 29.95 plus tax.  SLE makes $6 for each frame sold for additional art supplies.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Kindergarten Monet boats

Still a work in progress.  We still have to finish the sails and the boat.

Second Grade: Claude Monet's Sunset Reflection (finished)

First Grade: Keith Harring Action Pose

Still a work in progress.  We will be adding details and action lines.

Second Grade: Batik with glue

Students created a Batik painting using glue as thier resist.  They first drew thier subject, then traced it with glue and lastly layered analagous colors to paint thier image.

First Grade Van Gogh's Brush work

Value Drawings

This artwork was inspired by Chuck Close's gridding system.

Spring Bingo Night: Best of Show

Thank you PTO and parents for putting on such a successful and fun evening.  Here are some pictures from the event.