Monthly Archives: August 2011

FLOWERS IN OIL PASTELS

Georgia O’Keefe painted flowers up close—I’m sure you’ve seen her calendar pictures.  Using these calendar images, the 5th Grade imitated her style.  They used colored or white construction paper and oil pastels for their works of art.  These pictures, “Georgia … Continue reading

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LEAVES

Beautiful fall.  If only fall lasted longer and winter was shorter!  We used leaf stencils (the pattern included is Cricut friendly), colored chalk, oil pastels and glitter glue to make this autumn project.  The directions and patterns for this project, “Fall … Continue reading

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JAMES RIZZI’S ART

Bold, colorful and humorous describes James Rizzi’s paintings.  We viewed a Power Point presentation of Rizzi’s art and then the kids did “Rizzi” type drawings of their own.  White construction paper, crayons and a black Sharpie were all the supplies … Continue reading

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LEAF ELEGANCE

This  “Autumn Elegance” project has to be made up to see how beautiful it actually is.  It would be perfect in a black matted picture frame.  The brown grocery bag, after it is prepared for this project, looks like leather.  … Continue reading

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DESIGNER PROFILES

This is an art class  that takes two, one hour, sessions to finish.  Before the first class I trace the students’ profiles using an overhead projector.  Some amazing results.  The supply list and directions are under the 6th Grade tab in the sidebar.  … Continue reading

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