Kindergarten students created a mixed media Christmas tree this year before going on break.
Everyone enjoyed learning to use a paint brush to create an evergreen tree.
All of the students enjoyed this process and moving the paint around!
The next step was to cut out their tree.
This required the students to follow with their eyes as their hands worked the scissors across the paper.
After cutting out their trees, students glued them to a blue background where they added color and glitter.
Here are a few examples of their work.
Kindergarten students recently learned to create a leaf collage.
Students cut out leaf shapes with scissors.
This required much concentration as everyone had to focus on the shape of the leaf.
Everyone enjoyed developing scissor skills.
The final step was to add a small amount of glue to their leaves as they created the collage.
Here are some examples of their work.
First grade students have been using basic shapes to create monsters.
The first step was to cut out the shape monster body.
Everyone had to concentrate as they cut out their shapes.
The next step was to glue down the body.
Students learned to control the flow of glue to small drops.
The final step was to add details to their monster such as eyes, nose and mouth.
Everyone enjoyed creating their shape monsters.
Here are some examples of the students’ work.
Second grade students completed their final project for the year which was a cat collage.
Students began by cutting out the basic shapes of the cat with newspaper.
This step required everyone to focus on size, shape and design as they drew and cut out the shapes for their cat.
There were many steps to creating the collage. Students glued down their work between each step.
Once the body was complete, everyone added details to their cat.
Everyone had their own vision for their cat.
Students explored and combined many new materials in the creation of their collage.
Everyone enjoyed the process of creating their cats.
Here are some examples of their cat collages:
Fifth grade students have been exploring creating a collage out of their photographs.
Fifth graders had many options to choose from as they worked to create a collage from many layers of one image.
Photographs were printed in several solid colors and students cut them up and put the pictures together to create one new image.
Some students added color to their images to add another dimension to their project.
This was a great project to stimulate the students’ creativity and to open their horizons to new ways of thinking about images.
Second grade students recently completed their mixed media winter landscapes.
Students began with watercolor painting their sky.
The next step was cutting out trees for the background, middleground and foreground.
This step required much focus and concentration.
Everyone had two images to complete as they added a variety of trees to both of their images.
The final step was to sponge white tempera paint on their image and over their trees.
Everyone enjoyed this step the most.
Students enjoyed deciding how much snow to use and where to place it on their images.
This was a fun project that incorporated many mediums and reinforced the concepts of landscape art to the second graders.
Here is an example of the students’ work.
Kindergarten students created snowmen in a winter landscape recently.
Students began by creating a horizon line to separate the sky and the ground.
Next they created a snowy sky with crayon.
The next step was to create the snowman.
Everyone created their own unique snowman.
The next step was to cut out the snowman.
The final step was to glue down the snowman to the landscape.
Here some examples of the kindergarteners work.