This week we finished our Favorite Memory paintings. They included so many details to really make their story clear. After painting with watercolor, we used an extra fine tip Sharpie to bring out the details. They all turned out wonderful. Unfortunately, I was so involved in class on some days, I forgot to take pictures! […]
This week we drew from our imaginations, depicting our favorite memories. Some students love to draw from their imaginations and some really struggle. I do think it is a good exercise and gave us an opportunity to discuss planning our compositions and doing thumbnails to plan our page. I have to say, I really enjoyed […]
The older class completed their symmetrical insects this week. I missed getting pictures of several of them. : ( They all turned out great. Most kids in this age group really love details. This project gave them lots of opportunity to draw details! They came up with some very good looking specimens.
This week students created these fabulous frogs with chalk pastel. I recently found a beautiful frog calendar and knew it would make a great art project. The frogs had such great shapes and colors. I also wanted to give students an opportunity to draw from a photograph. I laminated the photographs in the calendar so […]