May 2016

Art Newsletter

DEVELOPING A GROWTH MINDSET: QUOTE OF THE MONTH

I am always doing what I can not do yet, in order to learn how to do it.

~ Vincent Van Gogh

Artist Visit: Cartoonist Duan M. Able

This artist has a great Growth Mindset

Lessons

Young Fives

Art History: Spring Flowers
- Van Gogh Artist Study

- Post-Impressionism

- Still Life

- Cutting

- 2D vs 3D


Example below provided by

Handmade Mom

http://handmademom.typepad.com/handmade-mom/2012/04/bugs-and-blooms-a-little-peek-of-my-day-job.html

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Kindergarten

Art History: Spring Flowers
- Van Gogh Artist Study

- Post-Impressionism

- Still Life

- Cutting

- 2D vs 3D


Example below provided by

Handmade Mom

http://handmademom.typepad.com/handmade-mom/2012/04/bugs-and-blooms-a-little-peek-of-my-day-job.html

1st Grade

Art History: Marvelous Matisse Cut Outs
- Henry Matisse Artist Study

- Geometric and Organic Shapes

- Collage

- Watercolor Techniques

- Multi-media art

- 2D vs. 3D Art


Below picture and lesson provided by

Wilder Paint Splatters

https://wilderpaintsplatters.wordpress.com/2011/11/08/marvelous-matisse-cut-outs/

2nd Grade

Cityscape Styrofoam Prints
- Texture is the key ingredient for a print
- Creating texture on styrofoam to create an image
- Transferring multiple identical image from styrofoam
- Landscapes have a foreground, middlgeground and background

- Creating a sense of depth

- Objects in the foreground have more detail

- Objects in the background have less detail

- Overlapping objects

- Printing process

- Watercolor techniques


Below image and lesson provided by

Cassie Stephens

http://cassiestephens.blogspot.com/2016/03/in-art-room-printed-cityscape-collages.html

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3rd Grade

Art History: Ton Schulton inspired Cityscape with Values
- Artist Study: Ton Schulton

- Landscape/ Cityscape

- Value

- Tint

- Monochromatic

- Color Mixing

- Geometric Shapes VS Free Form Shapes

- Painting Craftsmanship


Below picture provided by

http://paintbrushrocket.blogspot.com/2015/10/ton-schulten-3rd-grade-cityscapes.html

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4th Grade

Art History and Perspective: Grant Wood inspired Landscape

- Grant Wood Artist Study

- Regionalism

- Creating a sense of depth

- Overlapping objects

- Diminishing Scale

- Closer objects have more details

- Shadows

- Foreground, middleground, background and horizon line

5th Grade

Art History: Artist inspired Mask Making

  • Artist Study (student selects artist to study)
  • Plaster Mask Making
  • 3D art
  • Researching
  • Planning
  • Painting Craftsmanship