Author Archives: Mrs. Girbino

Annual Art Show

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The first five pictures are from the high school (plus the altered book sculpture). The rest are all LES, grades third, fourth, and fifth!

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Graphic Novels

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Fifth graders learned about literary tone (Common Core Language Arts), and applied a tone to either an existing story, or their own. It took me awhile to photograph these, but it was worth the wait!                         … Continue reading

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Drawing Hands (Sketchbook)

DrawingHands from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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Where To Buy Art Supplies

This comes up a lot, which makes me very happy! I get almost all of my supplies from Blick (also known as Utrecht). The closest store is on Coventry in Cleveland Heights, but they have a great online store with … Continue reading

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3rd Grade: Drawing A face

Note: this video does not have sound–https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfosxuah1uk 1) Draw an oval first 2) Divide the oval in half vertically and horizontally. 3) Your eyes go on the middle line. One eye width in between your eyes, one eye width on … Continue reading

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How to Draw in One Point Perspective

http://youtu.be/nFmek_sesfo

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February Art News

3rd Grade is wrapping up their Picasso/Guitar/Weaving unit, and do they love to be guitar heroes! You can see the Picasso video on my site, as well as the weaving video. It is always good to practice art skills at … Continue reading

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Wacky Woven Guitars (3rd Grade)

Third graders learned about Picasso’s Guitar (the video is on this site), then designed their own cool guitars using poster board, markers, and lots of imagination. Then, we wove on the guitar necks over the course of two class periods, … Continue reading

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Weaving (3rd Grade)

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Picasso’s Guitar

“I have seen what no man has seen before. When Pablo Picasso, leaving aside painting for a moment, was constructing this immense guitar out of sheet metal… Some witnesses, already shocked by the things that they saw covering the walls, … Continue reading

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