Category Archives: Fourth Grade

February Art News

Third grade completed their clay Tiki masks or animal faces, and also created puppets after watching a video on making them featuring Jim Henson. They are currently starting a drawing unit. Fourth Grade are finishing multiple projects including “Dot Grid … Continue reading

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4th Grade: How to Draw a Hand

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Graffiti Presentation: Fourth Grade

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December/January News

Third Grade: Third graders are wrapping up an investigation of layering oil pastels in their “Dragons & Unicorns” unit. Students started by sketching either a dragon or unicorn using “simple shapes” (circle, oval, square, rectangle, triangle–these are the building blocks … Continue reading

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October/November News

In third grade, students made Zendoodles, then used a viewfinder to select a section for their abstract painting. Students used acrylic paint and mixed their own colors to apply on their enlarged (using proportional grids) compositions. We ended the unit … Continue reading

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4th Grade Art: April & May

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Students completed a graffiti unit, choosing 3 symbols for themselves and designing one tag (marker). Then, they shaded in their brick wall backgrounds from light to dark with colored pencil. We are ending the year with layered acrylic abstract paintings, … Continue reading

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January/February: Fourth Grade News

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Fourth grade students completed their clay unit by imprinting their carved linoleum blocks from printmaking into clay. They made either tiles or trays and all have been sent home. In February, we worked on Design Thinking for our “Wallet Project” … Continue reading

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4th Grade: Graffiti Art

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November/December 4th Grade

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Fourth graders carved linoleum blocks and printed them radially.

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Oct.:Fourth Grade Compositions

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We made abstract art, with a focus on using value in the grids (tempera paint), incorporating a radial design (math concept), and using multimedia (tempera, colored pencil, marker).

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