Tk and Mrs. Gersten’s class:
Vocabulary: Horizontal and vertical lines, primary colors, minimalist art, and abstract
El Salvador Folk Art bird
Cultural Study: Folk art from El Salvador
Vocabulary: Folk art, El Salvador, and Tempera Paint cakes
Materials and Media: Cardstock, Tempera Paint Cakes, and Black crayon
Textured Nests (Also completed with Mrs. Gersten’s class)
Artist Study: Albrecht Dürer
Vocabulary: Implied texture, lines, and circles
Elements of art: value
Vocabulary: Value, shading, smudge, light, shadows, and paint with marker
Materials and Media: water based markers, water, chalk pastel, oil pastels, and yellow paint.
Kitten’s First Full Moon, By: Kevin Henkes
Elements of art: Texture and Value
Vocabulary: Implied texture, Value, shading, and overlapping.
Materials and Media: Chalk pastels, black crayon, white paper
2nd grade set design
Jackson Pollack inspired art
Artist Study: Jackson Pollack
Materials/Media: White glue, cardstock, and salt (next art class: watercolors)
Art Vocabulary: Abstract, drip painting, salt, watercolor, and pigments.
Mayan Pyramids (Mrs. Morton’s class as created this project)
Cultural Study: Mayan people
Vocabulary: Symmetry, print, Chichen Itza
Materials and Media: Oil Pastels, white construction paper, and tempera paint cakes.
Angry like a Tiger Expressive Art
Art Movement: Expressionism
Artist study: Edvard Munch
Elements of art: Line and shape
Vocabulary: Expressionism, anger, feelings, line, and shape
Materials and Media: oil pastels, black permanent marker, glitter glue, and brush markers.
Japanese Landscape and origami
Cultural study: Japanese Sakura tree and the history of origami
Vocabulary: background, foreground, middle ground, Sakura, Mt. Fuji, Origami, folds, and crease.
Materials and Media: colored square papers, oil pastels, sponges, white tempera paint, pink tempera paint, white construction paper, and pink construction paper.
5th grade and Mrs. Simmons’ class:
Japanese Pagoda and Sumi-e ink painting
Cultural Study: Japanese art (Pagoda and Sumi-e ink painting)
Vocabulary: Pagoda, bonsai tree, torii (Japanese gate), Sume-i ink painting, value, India ink, background, and middleground, foreground.
Materials and Media: India ink, red placemat paper, white construction paper, water, glue, and a fine tip paint brush.
The Bento boxes are complete! We will be working on Model Magic Clay on the last day of the quarter.