Monthly Archives: November 2014

Color and Texture

7th graders have just finished their latest piece: a Van Gogh inspired self portrait painting.  Students focused on contrasting colors (red/green, yellow/purple, etc. ) and bold visible brush strokes, just like the great Impressionist.  We also made sure to study facial … Continue reading

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Student Show a Grand Success

Artwork by Falmouth Middle School students was in the spotlight this past Friday at 555 Restaurant for Portland’s 1st Friday Art-Walk.   The exhibit was the culmination of a collaborative project between Mr. Adams’ 7th and 8th grade students and … Continue reading

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Tree Tiles

After studying and drawing the complexity of trees, 7th graders used additive and subtractive sculpture methods to create these ceramic relief tiles.  After being bisque fired, students applied glaze then wiped most of it off in order to create an … Continue reading

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New Artist of the Month

During the month of November our classroom easel will feature an ink drawing by Ben Shahn. For more info about the artist, click here.

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