Category Archives: Fourth Grade

4th Grade Zentangles

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Fourth graders completed two art projects so far this year, Zentangles and Shading Shapes.

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3rd & 4th Grade: Shading Shapes Tutorial

Shading Shapes into Forms from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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Global Day of Design: Fourth Grade

Students have been working on a collaborative project based on the Global Day of Design,with the goal of creating/designing/building. Students worked on their projects in both Media and Art, in one of three categories: rollercoasters, mini-golf course, or board games. … Continue reading

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Drawing Hands (Sketchbook)

DrawingHands from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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Drawing a Radial Design

In fourth grade art, we have been printing radially (around a center point), with linoleum blocks. Now, students get to draw radially. Radial Art from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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Late Oct./Nov. News (4th)

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Fourth grade artists are wrapping up their abstract paintings using value:           

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Zentangles

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Welcome Back 2015/2016!

Welcome back to Leighton Art for 2015/16! There are lots of fun and creative projects planned for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. We will still have our digital gallery, Artsonia, plus rotating exhibits in the hallway. NEW THIS YEAR: If … Continue reading

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May/June News (video at end of post)

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All the art is down from the halls, the last firing of the kiln with the last of the fourth grade clay tiles is done, and I have been very busy doing an inventory of the last of the art … Continue reading

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March ( & April) Art News

In March, third grade artists completed watercolor pieces called “Inchies”. An “inchie” is art that is one inch square. Our artists did a grid of 70 “inches” using three watercolor techniques: wax (crayon) resist, tape resists, and salt “lifting”. We … Continue reading

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