Tuesday, June 11, 2013

African Lions, Monet Waterlilies, Van Gogh Winter Sky

Kindergarten: African Lions
How amazing are these!!! These mixed media lions were done after we learned about African Animals. We first painted the face, painted the main (using the entire 12x18 paper). Once the paint was dry, we went back and added details with a black sharpie and then added white string to the mane and black pipe cleaners for whiskers (Texture)! These fierce lions are fantastic!

5th Grade: Watercolor Monet Waterlilies
These waterlilies were inspired by Monet and were a great way to add color to the art room this winter! Students first painted 4 sheets of paper (pink, green, yellow and blue) using watercolor paint. Once dry, the sheets were cut into petals and leaves for the waterlilies. We then glued each piece partial down to give a pop-up design. Monet would be proud of these!!!

6th Grade: Van Gogh Winter Sky
Our winter sky paintings were inspired by Van Goghs Starry Night. This was a simple but very effective lesson! The finished results were amazing and all should have been framed and hung at the National Art Museum! Students learned about Van Gogh and different brush techniques. 

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