Saturday, May 30, 2015

3rd Grade Half Face Drawings

The 3rd graders used one half of a photograph of themselves to learn about symmetry of the face.

Kindergarten Tissue Aquarium

"Under the Sea" Tissue Collage- Acetate with construction paper and tissue overlay. 

Monday, May 25, 2015

5th Grade View from a Window

The 5th graders used their knowledge of foreground, midground and background to create these lovely views out a window.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Kindergarten Fingerprint Flower Pots

 The kindergarteners used the technique of coloring with paint on their fingertips to make these fantastic vases.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

5th Grade Michelangelo Art

Michelangelo was a famous Italian painter and sculptor who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.  The 5th graders were given the opportunity to experience the challenge of painting upside down.  Class consensus was they would like to remain at their desks in the future. 

Friday, May 1, 2015

5th and 2nd Grade Printmaking

Using styrofoam turkey trays, the students explored the concept of positive and negative space.  The 5th graders created prints of famous landmarks in Portland and the 2nd graders created prints of spring.

3rd Grade Missing Objects

The third graders are currently studying value. To bring the concept to life they traced an inanimate object and filled in the shapes with different values of black and white. Can you guess the shapes?

1st Grade Pattern Snake

While studying patterns, students practiced using a pattern to create a hanging snake.