Monday, May 12, 2014

Kindergarten: "A Color of His Own"

I read the story, A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni to my Kindergarteners. Students drew their own chameleons after the story. We reviewed the different types of lines we have been learning about and then added them to our drawings. Students used crayons and watercolor to add color!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

3rd Grade: Robot Paintings

3rd grade artists created their own robots! Students used tempera paints to add color, highlights and shadows.

1st Grade: Self-Portraits

Here are some 1st grade self-portraits... (check out more on our Artsonia site!)

2nd Grade: Self-Portraits inspired by Paul Klee

2nd grade self-portraits inspired by the Swiss artist, Paul Klee...
Students used tissue paper and water to create the abstract surface. 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Kindergarten: "Lines That Wiggle"

I read the story, Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman. In this story a line runs through the book and turns itself into all kinds of things: the waves above an octopus, the veins in a leaf, the wrappings curling around a mummy, and the trapping lines of a spider web. We talked about the different types of lines and practiced drawing these with oil pastels. Students used watercolor paints to add color.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014