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Christmas portraits

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Fifth grade students were busy before Christmas break creating Christmas portraits for presents.

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Students worked in teams of two to create a portrait of each other for their project.

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Everyone learned to work together and use available space and light to create nice studio space for portraits.

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Fifth graders also learned the importance of a solid background for a portrait.

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Everyone enjoyed learning to use the new technology of digital photography and creating a gift for others.

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Reindeer portraits

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For our last project before Christmas break first grade students created a reindeer portrait.

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The first step was to draw large with a pencil using basic shapes.

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The next step was to trace over the drawing with a black sharpie marker.

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After tracing with a maker, students erased any remaining pencil marks.

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The next step was to add color to the portrait with crayons.

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Everyone decided which colors would be right for their reindeer portrait.

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The students were thrilled with their portraits.

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The final step was to cut out their portrait and glue it to a solid background of green construction paper.

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Here is an example of the reindeer portraits.

Portraits

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Fifth grade students have been learning how to create a photographic portrait in their digital photography unit of study.

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After turning our art room into a make-shift studio, students learned how to use a tripod and it’s importance to creating a portrait.

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Everyone has enjoyed learning about digital photography.

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Students have learned how difficult it is to create a good portrait.

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Students have enjoyed working with partners as they learn new technology and principals of digital photography.

Many Faces

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First grade students completed a unit on drawing the human figure this spring.

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Everyone created many drawings with pencil.

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Next ink was added to their portraits.

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The final step was to add a wash of color to their drawings.

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Students used either warm colors for their watercolor wash or cool colors.

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Everyone enjoyed being part of the creative process.

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Although this was a challenging project for students, they really pushed themselves and grew through the process.

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Here are some examples of the students’ work:

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1st grade Portraits

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First grade students recently began a drawing unit learning to create portraits.

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Students learned about the various shapes of facial features as they began exploring the drawing process.

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First graders also explored the concepts of size and proportion as they learned to draw portraits.

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Everyone learned to use an eraser for a drawing tool, not just to correct mistakes.

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Learning to focus on drawing shapes and put them together to create a portrait is a fun challenge for the first graders.

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Students did a great job learning the basic skills of drawing portraits.

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Here are some examples of the students’ portrait drawings.

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Digital Photography

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Fifth grade students have been exploring digital photography this fall at Richmond School.

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The elementary art department purchased 18 digital cameras to introduce and teach students how to use this new art medium.

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Students have been learning how to use the camera and all of its many features.

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Students have been working with a partner as they have been investigating this digital tool.

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Students have been learning the history of photography and the development of digital photography.

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Students have been photographing indoors and out.

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Everyone has enjoyed learning to photograph their friends. Digital photography has been a great addition to the art curriculum.  Look for future posts on the students’ progress.