Thursday, May 31, 2018

New paintings from K-1! We started by drawing animals from looking at magazine photos, then added patterns with markers, did a double tracing in oil pastel and finally painted the background with a solid color. This lesson originally came from here:  https://artlessonsforkids.me/2011/02/13/textured-animals-in-grade-one/ 

These lovelies are from Mrs. Brita's class:







Friday, April 6, 2018

Fifth graders made miniature clay animals using a simple pinch technique. For decoration, they were inspired by looking at carved and painted wooden animals from the artists of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Some very festive results!