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Greek Columns in Water Color

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Upper elementary has just completed an eight week unit studying Greece. One of the things they learned about was Greek architecture. They became familiar with the three different kinds of columns; doric, ionic and corinthian. They created these water color … Continue reading

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Water Color Crayon Resist Leaf

Bridge and Kindergarten continued to explore the season of Fall by creating a multicolored masterpiece. A crayon resist, water-colored leaf. Students practiced drawing a large leaf on a piece of white paper. They were instructed to draw a diagonal line … Continue reading

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Surprised Snowman

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Students worked on their Artware By You projects this week. One of their pictures was winter themed, a jolly snowman with a surprised look! The composition is a close-up of the snowman’s face just as a gust of wind blows … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View of a Snowman

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Bridge and Kindergarten students were busy in the art room this week working on one of their Artware by You projects. This piece was winter themed depicting a cute snowman from a birds eye view point. See the original post at … Continue reading

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Watercolor Nativity

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Merry Christmas everyone. I hope you are enjoying the break relaxing and spending time with your family. I am finally finding time to post the wonderful art work that your child produced during the last few weeks before the Christmas … Continue reading

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Crayon Resist Scarecrows

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This week the second group of 1st graders worked on fall themed art projects. They used the crayon resist technique to create their scarecrows. The students were instructed to draw a large circle (the head), two gently curved lines to … Continue reading

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Cats in the style of Paul Klee

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This week in the art room, K/1 has been focusing on cats. An excellent, age appropriate project is the marvellously majestic ‘Cat and Bird’ by Paul Klee. The Museum of Modern Art in New York, writes the following about Klee’s … Continue reading

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Cool Hands on a Warm Background

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Kindergarten (Mrs. Strode’s class) learned all about warm and cool colors this week. They were also introduced to the ‘crayon resist technique.’ They learned about these concepts by completing one of their ‘Artware by You’ projects. (This project was inspired … Continue reading

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Underwater Self Portrait

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Welcome back everyone! It’s great to be blogging again after a three month hiatus! What a fabulous first week the 2nd and 3rd grade had in the art room. The start of the year is always a little hectic in the art room as … Continue reading

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Crayon resist flowers on newspaper

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The second project that Kindergarten and 1st grade worked on this week focused on reusing newspaper. (Idea for this project courtesy of  http://katieweymouth.blogspot.com/2010/02/resist-paintings-on-newspaper.html )Students were each given a quarter sheet of newspaper. This was going to serve as the background to their … Continue reading

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