Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Middle School-Henri Rousseau Project
       
     
Figures in Motion!
       
     
Middle School Chuck Close Project
       
     
Middle School- Henri Rousseau Project
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
IMG_1946.jpg
       
     
Illustrated Words
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
MiddleSchoolPinch.jpg
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Middle School- Henri Rousseau Project
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Illustrated Word
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Middle School Gargoyles and Grotesques
       
     
Radial Symmetry and Color
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
MiddleTeapot2.jpg
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
       
     
Middle School Gargoyles and Grotesques
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
IMG_2489.jpg
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Figures in Action!
       
     
MiddleTeapot.jpg
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Chuck Close Project
       
     
MiddlePinch.jpg
       
     
Radial Symmetry and Color
       
     
Empty Bowls Project
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Middle School-Henri Rousseau Project
       
     
Middle School-Henri Rousseau Project

Foreground/Middle Ground/Background, Overlapping, Use of Watercolor, Adding texture, Inventing a Fantasy jungle, Collage

Figures in Motion!
       
     
Figures in Motion!

Proportions of human body, creating an armature, create an action pose

Middle School Chuck Close Project
       
     
Middle School Chuck Close Project

"Draw what you see not what you know", value, portraits, working with a grid, working large

Middle School- Henri Rousseau Project
       
     
Middle School- Henri Rousseau Project

Foreground/Middle Ground/Background, Overlapping, Use of Watercolor, Adding texture, Inventing a Fantasy jungle, Collage

Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

IMG_1946.jpg
       
     
Illustrated Words
       
     
Illustrated Words

Define a word by its design. Use color, texture, and imagery to communicate the meaning of the word you choose.

Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
       
     
Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

MiddleSchoolPinch.jpg
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Middle School- Henri Rousseau Project
       
     
Middle School- Henri Rousseau Project

Foreground/Middle Ground/Background, Overlapping, Use of Watercolor, Adding texture, Inventing a Fantasy jungle, Collage

Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Illustrated Word
       
     
Illustrated Word

Define a word by its design. Use color, texture, and imagery to communicate the meaning of the word you choose.

Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards

Where do you love to visit or hope to visit someday? Research fun facts about that place and then create a 3-D postcard to show of the  most interesting or iconic things about that place. 

Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
       
     
Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Middle School Gargoyles and Grotesques
       
     
Middle School Gargoyles and Grotesques

What IS a Gargoyle? What functions do they serve on buildings? Create your own ceramic gargoyle or grotesque.

Radial Symmetry and Color
       
     
Radial Symmetry and Color

Radial symmetry, color mixing, primary colors, analogous colors, complementary colors, tints and shades, monochromatic

Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards

Where do you love to visit or hope to visit someday? Research fun facts about that place and then create a 3-D postcard to show of the  most interesting or iconic things about that place. 

Pen & Ink Study Birds
       
     
Pen & Ink Study Birds

Pen and ink, create value, texture, stippling, cross-hatching

Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards

Where do you love to visit or hope to visit someday? Research fun facts about that place and then create a 3-D postcard to show of the  most interesting or iconic things about that place. 

 

MiddleTeapot2.jpg
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards

Where do you love to visit or hope to visit someday? Research fun facts about that place and then create a 3-D postcard to show of the  most interesting or iconic things about that place. 

Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
       
     
Middle School Pop Art Reduction Prints- Self Portrait
Middle School Gargoyles and Grotesques
       
     
Middle School Gargoyles and Grotesques

What IS a Gargoyle? What functions do they serve on buildings? Create your own ceramic gargoyle or grotesque.

Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards

Where do you love to visit or hope to visit someday? Research fun facts about that place and then create a 3-D postcard to show of the  most interesting or iconic things about that place. 

IMG_2489.jpg
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

Figures in Action!
       
     
Figures in Action!

Proportions of human body, creating an armature, create an action pose

MiddleTeapot.jpg
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

Middle School 3-D Postcards
       
     
Middle School 3-D Postcards

Where do you love to visit or hope to visit someday? Research fun facts about that place and then create a 3-D postcard to show of the  most interesting or iconic things about that place. 

Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

Middle School Abstract Painting
       
     
Middle School Abstract Painting

What is abstraction? Students started by drawing an object of their choice in a realistic manner. They then selected one small portion of the drawing to blow up onto a canvas. Students were asked to choose colors that expressed an emotion rather than realistic colors.

Abstraction, color mixing, self-expression

Middle School Chuck Close Project
       
     
Middle School Chuck Close Project

"Draw what you see not what you know", value, portraits, working with a grid, working large

MiddlePinch.jpg
       
     
Radial Symmetry and Color
       
     
Radial Symmetry and Color

Radial symmetry, color mixing, primary colors, analogous colors, complementary colors, tints and shades, monochromatic

Empty Bowls Project
       
     
Empty Bowls Project

Homebase classrooms rotated through the art classroom to decorate bowls for the empty bowls project. Community members, parents, teachers, etc helped organize a dinner where soup, bread, and the bowls were sold to raise money for local food assistance programs.