Art Club News
Art Club Dates:
Art club will begin soon!
It will be held on every Day 2, and permission slips
will be sent home when it gets closer to starting!
Any canceled meetings will be announced!
Art Club Projects:
of the Month
December 20, 1926
December 29, 2009
Was one of the greatest caricaturists in
usually have huge heads with tiny, telling bodies
He was called the "King of Cross-Hatching"
because of his use of line in his drawings
technique of cross-hatching to create all the textures of
hair, skin, and cloth
Was also a
serious painter, and most known are his many landscape
paintings of Coney Island
still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help
I shall succeed. ~Vincent van Gogh
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no
art. ~Leonardo da Vinci
children are artists. The problem is how to remain an
artist once he grows up. ~Pablo Picasso
Ancora Impara. (I am still learning) ~Michelangelo
Creativity takes courage. ~Henri Matisse
by the school and check out the amazing student artwork
currently on display!
Currently On Display...
6th grade: tint and shade Three Wise Men
5th grade: Vincent van Gogh inspired
Manger Starry Night oil pastel drawings
4th grade: tint and shade Manger
3rd grade: chalk pastel 'O Little Town of
2nd grade: watercolor resist Star of
1st grade: Jesus is the Reason for the
Season abstract Christmas trees, Town of Bethlehem manger silhouette paintings
Kindergarten: watercolor resist Sheep in a Bethlehem Field
Pre-K: Manger Sticker Scenes
Be sure to check out all the
fantastic art on display in the breezeway and dining
Happening In Art Class?
Pre-K: We have been learning about the
story of Christmas and created manger scenes using
construction paper and stickers! Pre-K also created
mosaic star of Bethlehem collages using pieces of colored
JK: We have been learning about the
birth of Jesus, and created handprint manger paintings with
construction paper details! We also learned about the
Advent candles and made oil pastel Advent wreaths!
K: We have been concentrating on the
birth of Jesus! Kindergarten made watercolor resist
Sheep in a Bethlehem Field paintings, and also created
Manger Snow Globe oil pastel drawings! Students were
asked "What do you think the Shepherds said when they saw
the star in the sky the night Jesus was born?" Many great
1st: Created special abstract Christmas
trees with the theme "Jesus is the reason for the season."
Students wrote about what Christmas really means on each of
the 'branches' of their tree! 1st grade also created
Town of Bethlehem Manger silhouette paintings!
2nd: Students made watercolor resist
Star of Bethlehem paintings as well as watercolor resist
Star of Bethlehem Winter Tree paintings
3rd: Students learned about chalk
pastels and made baby Jesus in the manger drawings.
Students also created chalk pastel Town of Bethlehem
4th: Students learned about tints and
shades and created Manger silhouette paintings.
Students are also working on Klimt inspired Holy Family oil
5th: Students learned about
artist Vincent van Gogh and his painting, Starry Night,
and then created their own Starry Night Manger oil pastel
drawings inspired by van Gogh's work! Students have
also been working on color theory and created magazine
collage color wheels. Up next will be an edible color
6th: Students created their own
Christmas card designs after learning about what card
designs involve in the commercial market. Students
also learned about tints and shades and created Three Wise
Men silhouette paintings!
Art Room Rules:
Do your Best
Listen to Directions
Use Time Wisely