Pumpkin Day

We had a very busy day on Halloween at Geer Park! The classes that had art that day put their projects aside for the day and created pumpkin-inspired artwork to take home, since most of the classes had to trick-or-treat around the track during part of their art class.   Third grade learned how to …

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First Grade Stained Glass

First grade artists are learning about light in their classroom and also did a project that uses light in the art room! We looked at how light can travel through certain materials, like windows, how some materials let some light pass through, like tissue paper, and some materials block the light from going through and …

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Fifth Grade Low-Relief Sculptures

Fifth grade artists have been learning about BALANCE in the art room! We learned about symmetrical and asymmetrical balance and learned about how different shapes, sizes, colors, and patterns can have a different visual weights. Our goal was to balance this visual weight using one type of balance. We looked at the artist Camille Walala …

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Second Grade Monsters

Second grade artists read the book “The Lima Bean Monster” by Dan Yaccarino and practiced drawing their own Lima Bean Monster. Each artist learned how to have their monster show an emotion or expression by changing the facial features like the mouth, eyebrows, and eyes. Then we learned about implied texture and each artist added …

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Kindergarten Lines

Kindergarten artists began the year by learning about different kinds of lines! They practiced drawing lines and learned the names of the lines first. Then they created their own line sculptures by folding, rolling, and gluing line papers to POP out of their paper!   Next each artist painted their favorite kinds of lines with …

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Second Grade Shows Movement

Second grade artists looked at the artist Keith Haring and noticed that he was able to show figures moving in his artwork. We practiced drawing people in action poses and took turns posing for our table to draw. We chose our favorite pose and draw it with crayon on our final paper. ¬†Then we painted …

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Fifth Grade Graffiti Names

Fifth grade artists began this school year by learning about the art of graffiti. We looked at different styles and how an artist can communicate through their choices in styles, colors, and details. Each artist practiced different styles of graffiti writing and then made their own style that they felt described their personality. They wrote …

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