Visual Art Update for Monday, Wednesday & Friday March 11, 13 & 15
Preschool: Students experimented with chalk pastels creating a LENTEN cross.
Kindergarten and First :Each student used their imagination to explore ladybugs and the environment. Students analyzed the work of Eric Carle. Afterwards, they created a textured paper using collage materials to show contrast, unity and rhythm.
Second: Students earned about the painting “Starry Night” from the famous artist Vincent Van Gogh. They started creating a painting of a windy sky. We discussed the technique of Expressionism.
Third: We discussed what a Priest wears during Mass. Students then drew each garment and labeled them.
Fourth: Each student started painting a path that leads through LENT. This is part of the Unit on one point perspective.
Fifth: Each student experimented with various ideas and visual art media to solve a problem that addresses a contemporary social issue. They created “Veronica’s Cloth”.
The Veil of Veronica, or Sudarium, often called simply “The Veronica” and known in Italian as the Volto Santo or Holy Face, is a Christian relic of a piece of cloth which, according to tradition, bears the likeness of the face of Jesus not made by human hand.
Sixth: Students finished their two point perspective drawings of a city. They added color and value.
Seventh: Students finished their “Inside the Room” drawing. They focused on the one point perspective.
Eighth: Each student participated in a folded paper exercise. They divided their paper into in 6 sections. Each section will describe one question pertaining to “Reflection of Self”.