Monthly Archives: May 2011

Triple Threat!!!

There have not been any posts for awhile but we are back big time!  Students have been working long and hard and are happy to present their fine work here on our online gallery.  Three classes have finished work simultaneously … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! 8th Graders draw Objects!

The new term of 8th grade students has just finished a long and intense still life drawing in graphite.  Students really got to know the objects in the center of the room as the studied light and shadow, and worked … Continue reading

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Grade 6 Transformations

Grade 6 transformed ordinary objects into fantastic creatures and vehicles.  They then placed these creations into Surreal environments in the style of Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte.  The focus of this lesson was using overlapping and fore/middle/backgrounds to create a … Continue reading

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Black and White Menagerie

Fifth graders chose animal photos and carefully observed forms and textures to create their pen and ink drawings.  This is a challenging material and working with splatters and “mistakes” is part of the learning process.  As students were encouraged to … Continue reading

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