Friday, May 26, 2017

Self-Portrait Silhouettes!

6th Grade, 6th Rotation
Completed May 25th, 2017

Students used symbols of their personality, family heritage, and culture in order to create a self-portrait silhouette.


Vietnamese Y-Tree Landscapes

7th & 8th Grade, 2nd Semester
Completed May 25th, 2017

Students were inspired by the landscape paintings of Vietnamese artist (and Mrs. Nhu's great-uncle in-law) Dinh Cuong. Students then created a background with a gradated sky and/or mountains. After that they learned the Y-tree technique for painting winter trees with a variety of brush sizes.


Thursday, May 25, 2017

James Rizzi Inspired Building Reliefs!

6th Grade, 6th Rotation
Completed May 22nd, 2017

Students created their own colorful James Rizzi inspired cardboard sculpture of a unique and whimsical building.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Textured Self-Portraits

7th & 8th Grade, 2nd Semester
Completed May 22nd, 2017

Students learned how to draw the human face in correct proportion and observed a photograph of themselves in order to create a self-portrait. Students then used texture plates with crayons to fill their portraits with colors and patterns that reflected their personalities.