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Friday, December 23, 2011

Bedroom Designs

I introduced 4th graders to some perspective drawing techniques to create their own bedroom design... We had some very creative results!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Snowy day

Second grade has been reading the snowy day & they have created these beautiful mixed media collages based on the story. This is always a very successful lesson.
Students color a chalk background, then use dabbing techniques with a sponge & white paint (this gives a similar effect to the stories illustrations).
The next class is spent adding an art tissue collage of a snowy day scene.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Caves of Lascaux

1st grade has been learning art history, and were just introduced to the cave paintings of Lascaux France. I have collected the brown packing paper that often comes with school orders & we pushed the art room tables together to make large "cave drawings".