Art Club News
Art Club Dates:
Day 2! Any canceled meetings will be
Art Club Projects:
So far in art club we
Marbled paper - we
experimented using water, oil and food coloring and then
tried using shaving cream and paint to make marbled
Dia de los Muertos sugar
skull decorating - we decorated sugar skulls in the
style of this Mexican holiday
Paper roses - we made paper
roses for the Our Lady of Guadalupe mass in December
Christmas concert props - we
drew and painted the background props for the Christmas
Op art! Students
learned how to make some optical illusion art
Making a game! Students
worked on making up games for the Friday day of fun
during Catholic Schools' week!
Coming up in art club...
of the Month
February 20, 1902
Was raised to follow the beliefs of Ralph
photographs are his black and white landscapes
was fascinated with Yosemite National Park
was also an
accomplished piano player
among photographers as one of the most important
photographers to have lived
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...
2nd grade mock stained glass windows
1st grade watercolor resist crosses on
3rd grade watercolor and mosaic
Be sure to check out all the
fantastic art on display in the breezeway!
Happening In Art Class?
What are you so grumpy about? We read this
story by Tom Lichtenheld and then created drawings
about what makes us grumpy and about what act of
kindness or thing to do makes us happy!
Self-portraits using oil pastels. Students
are using mirrors to draw from life and learning about
how to draw a self-portrait!
Pointillism! Students are learning about
pointillism and artist Georges Seurat and creating art
work inspired by this style!
Students are creating fantast landscape collages,
and will be gluing a picture of themselves in their
Students are creating relief sculpture mock
stained glass window panels
with glue, yarn, markers, and aluminum foil!
Students are creating edible art! Using
colored frosting, and a variety of cookies and
crackers, students will be painting with frosting to
create edible artwork! Students will also be
learning about Pop Art and artist Andy Warhol, and
will be creating self-portraits inspired by this
about Leonardo da Vinci and about his many talents as
an artist, inventor, scientist, and mathematician (to
name a few!) Students are creating their own
fresco secco paintings, using the same technique of this
type of painting as Leonardo did on his Last Supper!
Art Room Rules:
Do your Best
Listen to Directions
Use Time Wisely