Third Grade One Point Perspective

Third grade artists learned how to draw using one-point perspective! They created an art exercise where they used a vanishing point and drew shapes coming from the vanishing point. They used oil pastels to color their shapes using one color plus black and white to create different values of their color. Then they painted the …


Gallery Rally Art Show

This year we have 33 artists from Geer Park who have work featured in Dearborn’s Gallery Rally! Their artwork will be located in the  City Hall ArtSpace connector building on April 6th and will be open from 10-5. There will also be 9 other galleries around Dearborn featuring artist work, and if you go and …


Third Grade Busy Cities

Third grade artists looked at the paintings of James Rizzi for inspiration for this art project. They each drew their own cityscapes with overlapping buildings and practiced changing the parts of the face to show different emotions on their buildings.

Third Grade Buildings

Third grade artists have been looking at different types of buildings and architecture.  They each chose a different type of building to show with their artwork and had to think about what details they needed to include to show exactly what building they chose. They created their artwork with cardboard and had to cut out …


Welcome Back Dot Tree

Welcome back to another wonderful school year! On the first day of art class this year, each class read the book “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds.  Then they each created a monochromatic dot with the designs of their choice. We added all of our dots to the tree on the bulletin board outside of …


Third Grade Jewelry Designers

Third grade artists created their own piece of jewelry using their practice coil from the beginning of the school year, handmade beads, and other beads in the art room! We reviewed the elements of art and talked about what a jewelry designer might have to think about when designing a necklace (color, texture, pattern, emphasis, …