Kindergarten artists have been using the primary colors in their artwork! They used horizontal, vertical, and diagonal lines to draw spider webs and then colored in their webs with the primary colors. Then they looked at Mondrian’s “Broadway Boogie Woogie” and created a map collage using the primary colors!
Kindergarten artists had a discussion about what a hero is and who might be a hero to someone else. They each chose a hero to draw and then painted a colorful background to glue their hero to.
Four fifth graders at Geer Park have been working hard to earn the chance to be artists on Ms. Bruce’s car- and they have finally earned it! Look around to see if you can spot Ms. Bruce’s VERY colorful car driving around these next few days!
Fifth grade artists completed a few value exercises and arranged some of them together to make a composition. Value is the lightness or darkness of a color, and adding it to your artwork can create the illusion of 3D space and forms. Each artist created a colored value scale by mixing white with their hue …
Fourth grade artists have been learning how they can use their talents and effort in art to help people in their community! They each created a spoon to be donated to the Empty Bowls fundraiser that the Dearborn art Department holds each year. The money raised at this fundraiser all goes back to help members …
Fifth grade artists have been working with cardboard to build low-relief sculptures! They were focusing on BALANCE and tried to balance their artwork using abstract designs. They could choose to show balance in a way that is symmetrical or asymmetrical. Color and pattern can also be used to help create balance so each artist painted …
Third grade artists learned what a still life is. They created their own still life paintings by looking at flowers at their table and drawing all of the details they could see. They painted their still life drawings and added lines to show texture.