Kindergarten Mixing Colors

Kindergarten and young 5 artists have been mixing the primary colors in their artwork! They began by experimenting with a special guest to see what would happen when the primary colors were mixed together- they mixed colors with oil pastels, paint, and clay! One class created a Jasper Johns inspired number or letter painting using …

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First Grade Paper Weaving

First grade artists learned how to weave in the art room! We looked at banig mats that are hand woven in the Philipeans and we noticed many patterns in the designs. Each artist created their own pattern with colors to make the warp lines of their weaving.¬† Then they painted a paper, cut it up, …

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Fifth Grade Charcoal Animals

While learning about value, fifth grade artists looked at the different values in black and white animal photos and tried to recreate the values they saw. They had to look carefully to try and match as many values as they could in the photo with charcoal. Doing this helped to make their drawings look more …

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