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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Art Page


2014-2015 School Year

The students created a picture of an animal in its environment.

bird        whale

squid        dog

jaguar        panda

Arts from Mexico (Hispanic Heritage Month)
The students drew a portrait of a classmate showing expression inspired by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Alice Neel.

Portrait        Portrait
 
portrait       portrait
 
portrait        portrait
 

2013-2014 School Year


The second grade students looked at and discussed artwork by George Iness, Winslow Homer and Vincent Van Gogh. They drew a picture of their favorite tree.

Lesson adapted from Davis Explorations in Art grade 2 curriculum, Unit 1, Lesson 1,Nature’s Beauty: looking and Seeing/ Remembering Nature Trees as a subject matter.

 favorite tree           tree

We looked at artwork made by Gustav Klimt. The students painted their own version of the” Tree of Life” and then use oil pastels to make different type of patterns.

tree of life            tree of life

The students looked at the “Sunflowers” painting by Gustav Klimt and created their own interpretation of a garden. The students mixed primary colors on wet paper and used a thin black marker for the outline. 
Lesson adapted from Davis Explorations in Art grade 2 curriculum, Unit 1, Lesson 1,Nature’s Beauty: looking and Seeing/ Colors in Nature: Mixing Colors of Paint
 
 garden            garden
 
The students drew a portrait of a classmate showing expression.
 
portrait             portrait
 
 
The students created a picture of an animal in its environment.
 
frog            jungle
 
The students created a story collage.
 
collage            collage  
 
The students created a pinch pot inspired by nature.
 
pinch pot            pinch pot
 
The students created a crayon resist painting of an underwater environment.
 
seascape          seascape
 
The students drew an underground scene to serve as a setting for a story.
 
underground setting           underground setting
 
The students created drawings of their classmates posing.
 
my classmates  
 
The students created a drawing that showed people at work or play in every room of a house or building.
 
rooms in a building          rooms in a building
 
The students created a collage of cut- paper shapes and added details to show the fecade of a bulding that has a specifc function.
 
 buildings             buildings
 
The students created a drawing of an imaginary room for a specific purpose.
 
my room            my room
 
 
Second graders created a clay slab and added patterns and textures. They also experimented with patterns and textures by making shoe prints on clay. 
 
clay slab             shoe print      
 
 
 

 

 

Last Modified on October 10, 2014