Category Archives: 6th Grade

CUT PAPER OWL CRAFT

This was such a fun project that I was anxious to share it with you.  When I was on vacation this fall, I found this owl decoration in one of the stores and thought it would make a nice art … Continue reading

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SUNFLOWER ‘N PUMPKINS

The object of this project is to improve some ordinary skills, like shading, cutting and arranging.  There are two pages of images to work with.  All of them do not have to be used in the arrangement.  One pumpkin can … Continue reading

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LEAF PLAQUE

This is a more involved project because white glue is used to outline the leaves and then it has to dry thoroughly before you can go on with the project.  Also the brown paper sack has to be prepared for … Continue reading

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BLACK ON WHITE SIMPLICITY

So we’ve been having a lot of fun with colored tissue paper painting, and  now we have sheets of black tissue left and need a project to use them in.  Looking at Google images, I can across a number of … Continue reading

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CALENDAR INSPIRED BIRDS

We used calendar pictures of birds for inspiration in this project.  Before we started drawing we discussed proportion and placement.  Each student was given a bird picture to reference while we discussed the shape of the bird body (like a … Continue reading

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BE BOLD WITH BRITTA

One of the interesting things I learned about Romero Britta, when I looked up his biography, is the fact that when he started painting he painted on scraps of cardboard and newspaper.  Britta’s optimistic, fun-loving approach to life is reflected … Continue reading

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MY LENTEN JOURNEY

This is a little private journal for recording a “Lenten Journey to the Foot of the Cross.”  This little journal begins with four pages inside a cover and held together with a paper ring.  The pages can be left blank, … Continue reading

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CIRCLES

Artist, Marlene Healey, uses elegant colors, textures and basic shapes to create her paintings.  She creates depth with overlapping lines and texture.  We attempt to recreate her style with circles, lines and colored pencils.  We call this project, “Near and Far Circles.”  … Continue reading

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