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Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Art Page

2014-2015 School Year
 

In their classrooms, kindergarten students travel to different countries each week. During art classes students learned about artists from these countries while learning art concepts and exploring different media for self-expression.

 
Kindergarten students are learning about different artists with disabilities. They made artwork (birds) inspired by local artist Matt Sesow.
 
Check the art news link for more information on other artist with disabilities mentioned in class. http://http://www.apsva.us/Page/3607
 
Birds        Bird with tutu
 
The students made seascapes to send to Square 1 Art Company (http://https://square1art.com/) for our yearly art fundraiser.
 
fish      seascape
 
fish     fish  
 
France
The students learned about the French artist Henri Matisse and his cut out techniques. They created a collage by using geometric and organic shapes.
 
cut outs      cut out
 
Matisse      Matisse

Arts from Mexico
Clay Sun

clay sun        clay sun

clay sun          clay sun

2013-2014 School Year
 

In their classrooms, kindergarten students travel to different countries each week.  During art classes students learned about artists from these countries while learning art concepts and exploring different media for self-expression.

The students learned about the French artist Henri Matisse and his cut out techniques. They created a collage by using geometric and organic shapes.
 

 cut outs          Matisse

 
 
Kindergarten students created paintings showing different types of lines, shapes and colors. The students looked and discussed artwork made by the Spanish artist Joan Miro.
 
 
Miro         Miro
 
Miro         Miro  
 
Students made sculptures inspired by Henri Moore.
 
sculptures         Henri Moore
 
The students created sunflower pictures inspred by Vincent Van Gogh.
 
sunflowers         sunflowers
 
 
The students made paper weaving inspired by African Art.
 
weaving          weaving
 
 Kindergarten students made elephant collages after reading the story Elmer and learning about India Arts and Culture.
 
Elephant            collage
 
The students learned about domestic animals and inspired by American painter Laurel Burch  they created pictures about cats.
 
Cat             cat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Modified on November 25, 2014