Monthly Archives: April 2016

POP!

The students in Mr. Adams’ 8th grade art class started with PhotoBooth to create a high contrast image of themselves. They printed three copies and made three stencils, reducing their images to just white, gray and black.  After carefully cutting out … Continue reading

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My Big City

The second semester of 5th graders have finished a long term painting project:Monochromatic cityscapes.  Students used geometric shapes to design the architecture of their cities, focusing on pattern and overlapping as well as clean, careful drawing with rulers.  They then chose … Continue reading

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The masks we wear

We are always telling students to stretch themselves and work harder, achieve more. Well in this recent 7th grade lesson, students literally stretched themselves in distorted portraits in the style of Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani.   We looked at Modigliani’s unique … Continue reading

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