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Fifth graders looked at the art of famous illustrator Charley Harper, and created animal collages based on his style of Minimal Realism. Also, Wednesday through Friday classes were able to create a complimentary project, Notan (balance of positive and negative … Continue reading
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Fourth graders completed two art projects so far this year, Zentangles and Shading Shapes.
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Third graders have completed two shading projects, Ninja Eggs and Shading Shapes (instructional video posted on this site).
Shading Shapes into Forms from L. Girbino on Vimeo.
Once again, many cool websites to make art without downloads (screenshot below) at http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/elementary-upartwebmix
Third grade students ended the year with three separate drawings based on the coloring book art of Peter Deligdisch. We watched several videos of Peter drawing his detailed coloring book art, including great exercises to overcome artist’s block (even I … Continue reading
The theme was “patriotic” and Leighton Art Club was tasked with painting historical landmarks for the Miller Musical, under the direction of Ms. Jones. The musical was a giant hit, and shown above are just two of the beautiful pictures … Continue reading
What is “Genius Hour”? Well, the concept is based on the Google corporate principle of letting their employees investigate their own interests 20% of work time. In Art, students could choose an art-based “Big Question” to explore, such as “How … Continue reading