Visual Art Update for Monday, Wednesday & Friday March 18, 20 & 22
Preschool, Kindergarten and First :
Each student learned about the Ukrainian Pysanky egg coloring. They created patterns and designs. Students recognized the similarities and differences between the artistic styles of our traditions during Easter.
The Ukrainian people have been
decorating eggs for several
thousand years. The colors and
patterns chosen have taken on
special meanings over time.
Traditional designs have
“meanings” and by considering
pattern and color it’s possible to
design an egg with very specific
Second: Students finished their “Starry Night” painting. They learned about brushstrokes and expressionism.
Third: Students learned about the printmaking process. They observed the artist Paul Klee and his prints. Afterwards, they started printmaking with a variety of different shapes.
Fourth: Students finished their spring path “LENTEN JOURNEY” painting.
Fifth: We discussed the difference between careers as an architect verse an interior designer.
Sixth: Mr. Mullen’s Class created coil pottery. Mr. Bagley’s class created yarn paintings and finished their cityscapes.
Seventh: Students finished their “inside a room” drawing and earned class participation points while working on unfinished work.
Eighth: Students learned about weaving. They expanded their artistic vocabulary while learning about “warp” and “weft”. They created a weaving design using a CD.