Monday, January 26, 2015

Masks or Goalie Helmets January 27th and 28th

Children are encouraged to bring in a jug from milk or other interesting jug that will form the basis for their masks. I will be bridging in the balloons if they forget.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Kaleidoscope Names

Taking a A square piece of paper - fold  it over 3 times - write your name in the triangle and be sure your BLOCK letters touch the top and bottom of the fringe, Trace the sections and colour each letter the same


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Recreating famous artwork

Studying artists can get  a little boring. We covered artists from the 16th to 19th century.

The first was   Amedeo Modigliani: During his lifetime he sold a number of his works, but never for any great amount of money. Modigliani died penniless and destitute-managing only one solo exhibition in his life and giving his work away in exchange for meals in restaurants. Since his death his reputation has soared.
"Jeanne Hebuterne in a Large Hat"

The 2nd was Edward Hopper whose works of art now sell for millions and yet in his life time struggled with what to paint and had very little recognition; 

 inspired painting -  "NightHawks"

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Jan 7th & 8th Classes Resume

In January we will look at 10 new artists for the time line and have an artist of the month painting day. We will concentrate on drawing. We drew monotone fruit and added shading, then painted coloured fruit.

Christmas tree ornament paintings Dec 16, 17 and 21

Baking and decorating cookies, Painting A Christmas Tree Ornament