Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Thursday, May 24, 2012
In Art class, fourth graders studied South America and the Inca's. They learned about the Incan culture, the city in the clouds; Machu Picchu, and the Spanish invasion. Students designed their own Incan mask by embossing metal foil. They focused on making their masks symmetrical. Fabulous work students!
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
In Art class, fifth graders studied the artist Edgar Degas through power point. They noticed the movement he showed in his artworks of ballerinas. Students created their own Degas inspired artworks. They started out making their own scratch paper using oil pastels and black paint. Next, they formed a figure doing some kind of action out of tin foil.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Monday, April 16, 2012
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
In Art class, 5th graders learned about the celebration of Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras, which is a carnival, is celebrated all over the world. It is most popular in New Orleans.
Mardi Gras is French for fat Tuesday (mardi = Tuesday and gras = fat). People wear costumes and masks on Mardi Gras. There is also dancing, music and parades in the streets.
5th graders each created their own Mardi Gras mask using a plastic mold of a face. They started by paper maching it with colorful tissue paper. Next, they had fun adding decorations like feathers, gem stones, pipe
cleaners and sequins!