K- Let's get started!- Exploring line, shapes, colors and texture using drawing materials, paper, paint, clay, model majic and more!
1- Building Our Experiences- Painting, Warm/Cool colors, 2D to 3D Fish, Paper Weaving, Clay, Printmaking, "I see, I noticed", Crayon Resist...
2- Painting, Learning about artist Louise Nevelson and Wassily Kandinsky, beginning art history units with; Lascaux Cave Art, Egypt and Rome.
3- The Art History Year!- Learning about some of the greats, Leonardo DaVinci, Claude Monet, Vincent VanGogh, Pablo Picasso and Georgia Okeeffe.
4- Magical Cone Puppets- design and build from scratch a unique creation! Printmaking and Patterns unit.
5- Discover Inkle Loom Weaving, create a commemortive Clay Plate, learn about artist George Seurat and Pointillism.
6- Masks!! (Brainstorm, design, create and troubleshoot structure, paper mache, add to and mache some more, prime, paint, enhance and finish for presentation). Students also create a written component to this assignment which is displayed with the masks! School wide anticipation builds for our spring hallway gallery extravaganza!
Art Material Requests
The art department is always looking for useful materials! Old jewelery is a delight for children to use on puppets or masks, sewing trims and fancy fabrics are always in demand! Thank you for thinking of us!