All grade levels assembled their art portfolios and selected a piece for the art exhibit. Students were encouraged to select their favorite art piece.
Kindergarten, TK, and Mr. Slatten’s class:
Jean Basquiat Dinosaur Drawing- Students learned about the artist Jean Michael Basquiat and drew a his famous T-rex. They also added symbols around the t-rex. They completed this with a visiting substitute teacher.
Artist Study: Jim Dine
Media and Materials: Tempera paint, popsicle sticks, scissors, glue, and black chalk pastel
Helen Galler inspired tea cups (first grade and Miss Foley’s class)
Artist study: Helen Galler
Media and Materials: Painted paper, tempera paint, white ard stock, and oil pastels.
2nd grade and Miss Foley’s class:
Jeff Koon inspired Balloon Dog collage
artist study: Jeff Koon
media and materials: Tempera paint sticks, construction paper, scissors, and glue.
Foil Embossed art
Math Connection: Geometry (organic and geometric shapes)
Media and Materials: note cards, yarn, white Elmer’s glue, aluminum foil, and colored sharpies.
4th Grade and Mrs. Simmons’ class:
Paper Plate Weaving
Social Studies Connection: Early Californian tribes and uses for weaving in every day life
Media and Materials: Paper plates, scissors, tape, yarn, plastic needle, and acrylic paint markers
Origami Dragon eye
Media and Materials: white 8 X 8 paper, black Sharpie, and oil pastels
Media and Materials: Model Magic Clay, Oil Pastels, Mod Podge, and black tempera paint
Miss Foley’s Class:
Textured Hedgehog (session 1 completed)
TK and Mr. Slatten’s Class
Artist Study: Clementine Hunter
Media and Materials: Black construction paper and tempera paint