Tuesday, October 30, 2012

"Autumn Trees"- 4th/5th Grade

      The students created a Autumn Landscape using pencil, crayon, as a wax resist, and watercolors.  First they drew the picture focusing on  foreground, middle ground, and background space.  Next they traced the pictures with crayon.  On the second class, they painted with watercolors. The projects are beautiful, and a great way to depict the colors of the changing seasons.


"Seahorses"- 3rd Grade- Watercolors

 Students followed step by step directions to draw a seahorse.  Next they added details such as seaweed, shells, coral and fish.  They traced their pictures with crayon, pressing very hard, to create a wax resist.  On day two, they painted with watercolors.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Op Art Pattern Design- 6th/7th/8th

OP Art -Project Three:
Students created designs, then colored with 3-5 colors.  They used pattern in their color choices, and were encouraged to use shading to help create optical illusions .

Op Art "Circles"- 6th/7th/8th Grade

OP Art Project Two:
                                      Students used measuring tools, pencil, and black Sharpie marker to create these Op Art designs.

OP Art "Hands"- 6th/7thGrade

Intro. to Op Art 
Students traced their hand. Then used marker to create these Op Art hand designs.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

"Cows" 2nd Grade Water Colors

Students drew cows, then traced with crayon, making sure to press very hard. (creating a crayon wax resist) Next, they painted the cows with watercolors. 

Cows inspired by the Pop Art of Andy Warhol.