Here is a conglomeration of 3 brothers, one in each of my classes and their art pieces all joined together. The littlest brother was the photographer!
Middle schoolers worked on line, texture and movement in this technical drawing with a nice tie-in to history. Watercolors and a salt resist created this floating aircraft.
The littles get down and dirty with this art project filled with space, value, shape, form, texture, and color…WAIT thats all 7 elements of art wrapped up in this 2 day project! After reading the book Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker which is a story highlighting the jobs of construction vehicles onContinue reading “Goodnight, Construction Site”
Here is a really fun project based off of the book Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle. The landscape illustrations of the little pickup truck going up and down the fields creates movement, color and texture. The landscape has a lot of depth, from the close-up wildflowers to the trees and cloud and fields inContinue reading “Little Blue Truck Landscape”
For grades 3-5 this chalk drawing captures value, texture and emphasis. This take 2 sessions to complete. First we discussed Amelia’s journey of flying. Students created a 3D look on the plane’s wings and Amelia’s hat with simple chalk pastel highlights and shadows technique. Next special emphasis and shine is placed on parts of theContinue reading “Fly with Amelia Earhart”
My K-2 did a fun project focusing on value, texture, and space. This was a 2 part project. We started with the skyline painting the most distant set of buildings in grey then followed with the skyline in black. With a piece of cardboard texture was created by dragging the edge to make tire marksContinue reading “Double Decker Bus”
Grades 3-5 blending colors, wet on wet technique, shadows, highlights. Supplies: watercolor paper, oil pastels, watercolors, round brush, water bowl, rag, pencil, eraser Horn a plenty vertical and horizontal.
Supplies: newspaper, pencil, black marker, primary + white acrylics, round and flat head brush, water bowl, rag Technique: Artist Roy Lichtenstein Pop Art, discuss onomatopoeia, bold primary colors Painting on newspaper was a good experience. Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein’s work is vibrant and alive.
If you have a pumpkin, hold it in your hands and study it along with me. Supplies: heavy paper, pencil, oil pastels, baby oil, ramekin, paper towel Technique: Shape, pastel interaction with oil I just love the highlight focus of this piece. Working with the baby oil just makes me so happy!
Line, color, shape. A study of the very fun James Rizzi. City scapes, architectural buildings with fun faces. Older kids can add a second row of buildings.