Category Archives: Art Club

Art Club Skypes with Paramount Pictures StoryBoard Artist

Skype Call with Storyboard Artist from TILDE Netcasts on Vimeo. First, our art club brainstormed with our math Scratch programmers. Next, we sketched and collaborated via Edmodo. Then, we spent months drawing and refining our sprites using Bamboo tablets and … Continue reading

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Dec./Jan. Art News

HI! We have been busy, busy at Leighton Art. Third grade three dimensional paper sculptures of soup cans (based on the Pop Art soup cans of Andy Warhol) came out really cool, and a large selection can be seen at … Continue reading

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Summer Symbaloo, Resources & May/June News

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Once again, many cool websites to make art without downloads (screenshot below) at http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/elementary-upartwebmix Art supplies, like we use at Leighton–> http://www.dickblick.com/ News from May/June: 3rd Grade is completing their 1-point perspective project, “Magic Boxes”(see below). 4th Grade completed their … Continue reading

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Art Club Rotoball 2012 Animation

In Rotoball, the ball comes in from the left & goes out to the right, being transformed in the middle—all of this takes place in 15 seconds. Our entry is below, and after we took nearly 200 stop-motion pictures the … Continue reading

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Art Club in Rotoball 2011

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Here’s the latest Rotoball 2011 (our third year in a row participating). Rotoball is the international collaborative animation that features 11 schools from all over the world! We are the only elementary that participated, so please keep that in mind … Continue reading

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Art Club Makes Concert Decor

The lower elementary (pre-K, K) had their spring concert, and our Leighton Art Club was asked to make the bug-themed decorations. We had a lot of fun and Miss Jones sent me their newsletter and picture of one of the … Continue reading

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April Art 3-4-5

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Here’s an Animoto of all the action in April Art (4th grade clay tiles, paisley patterns, & just finished—pastel shadow tracings, 5th grade radial art & altered books, Art Club “Chihuly Chandeliers” from Earth Week recycling & bug paintings for … Continue reading

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Rotoball 2011

Art Club completed their entry for the 2011 Shanghai Student Film Festival, a collaborative animation where each team is responsible for 15 seconds of animation depicting a ball coming in from the left, being transformed, and going out the right … Continue reading

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Art Club is for Fifth Graders

Art club meets the last Wednesday of each month (with a few changes for holidays/breaks), from 3:30-4:30. As students are getting ready to leave Leighton, I feel it is important for these fifth grade artists to get as many creative … Continue reading

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