Second grade students have been learning about the art element of line.
One way students learned about line was exploring how to use a ruler.
Everyone used pencil to create some repeating line in a pattern.
After feeling comfortable with the pencil, students moved on to colored pencil with repeating lines.
Second graders also explored line with scissors.
Everyone learned there are many ways and tools to use line in creating art.
Fourth grade students completed their paintings of character words.
After adding finishing touches to their letter paintings, each group discussed their work.
The final step was to add a coat of gloss to their canvas.
Students really enjoyed working cooperatively on this project.
Each class viewed their work at the end of the project.
Everyone participated in a review of their work and the creative process.
Students were proud of the fact their work will be on view in the building for all to see.
Everyone engaged in the learning process for this project.
Maybe you can stop by and see the students’ work once it is hung in the building over the summer break.
Most of the elementary art students participated in creating some type card for Mother’s Day this year.
Kindergarten students used colored pencils to create line pattern with their Mother’s Day card.
First graders used scissors and crayons to create a pop-out card for their moms.
Second grade students created a cut out Mom card.
Third grade students created an M-shaped card for Mother’s Day.
Everyone concentrated on creating the perfect card for Mom!
All of the students incorporated learned skills and some new ones to create a card filled with design elements.
I’m sure every mom was thrilled with their uniquely created card for Mother’s Day!
Kindergarten and first grade students completed their study of color by creating watercolor flowers.
The first step was to add color and line to their flower shapes with crayon.
Some students used line to outline their shape.
Others filled in their flowers with lines and shapes.
Everyone enjoyed the process of adding color and design to their flowers.
Next everyone added watercolor paint.
Students learned to add water and allow the water and paint to mix.
Some students outlined their flower with a pattern.
Everyone had a unique idea on how to incorporate the watercolor into their flower.
Everyone enjoyed exploring this new medium.
Here are some examples of their work in progress.
Kindergarten and first grade students explored the rainbow through the use of primary and secondary colors.
Students used watercolor paints to explore the rainbow.
Everyone learned about the colors of the rainbow.
Students learned about the primary and secondary colors and how they are part of the rainbow.
Everyone enjoyed the painting process.
After completing the painting process, students used crayons to add details to their paintings.
Students added clouds and the sun to their rainbow image.
All of the students were very focused during their studio time.
Everyone also had a great time in art!
Here are some examples of their work:
Kindergarten students explored watercolor painting as they painted an egg for Easter.
Everyone loved learning to use water paints.
Students learned to control the brush.
The focus was very intense for everyone.
It’s fun to see all of the students enjoy learning a new art skill and medium.
Kindergarten and first grade students have been exploring the shamrock shape.
Students first cut out a shamrock stencil shape.
After cutting out the stencil, students transferred the shape to green construction paper to make their own shamrock.
After creating their own shamrocks, students created a shamrock person.
Again students used their stencils to create their shamrock cartoon characters.
Everyone was excited to use their imaginations as they made their shamrock people.
Students also enjoyed using crayons and markers to complete their drawings.
Here are some examples of the kindergarten and first grade drawings: