WEEK: 23 DATE: February 28, 2016

Nursery/Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten: Superheroes and Supervillians

This week we will be looking at super heroes and the role they play in popular culture. Students will then be asked to draw themselves as a superhero and what would their super power be.

 

 

First/Second Grade:   Sailboat Paintings

We will be learning about painting in layers and how to thin out their colours through the use of washes and water.   After creating their paintings, they will cut out a sail and boat to put over the top.

Third/Fourth Grade: Monochromatic City Landscape Painting

This week, students will be making a landscape using one color and mixing the tones using black and white for the different layers. Buildings that are far away will be higher and then will be mixed down to the darker tones of red until completely black.

 

Fifth Grade: Madagui Trip

 

Minecraft People

 

WEEK: 22 DATE: February 21, 2016

Nursery/Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten: Sunflower

This week we will be looking at the natural world with making our own sunflowers. Students will get to see real sunflowers and learn how to break down an object into shapes before drawings.

First/Second Grade:  Legoman

We will be using Legos to make an original drawing of their people. Students will design the costume and hat their character will wear.

 

Third/Fourth Grade: Chinese Bamboo Brush Paintings

Students will be learning to make brush paintings using ink on paper.   We will look at the ancient art of making brush strokes to emulate the natural world.

 

Fifth Grade: Minecraft Character Design

We will be learning about perspective and 3 point perspectives to make a Minecraft Character. Students will design a character once they complete the template.

Valentines Day Painting

WEEK: 21 DATE: February 15, 2016

Nursery/Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten: Valentines Cards

Love is in the air? Do you feel it?  It might just be Valentine’s Day.  We will be exploring different valentines and ways to express love to the ones you love.

First/Second Grade:  Heart Tracers

We will be improving our hand/eye coordination by making a trace drawing of a heart that will grow ever-bigger from the center of the composition.  Students then will be making a colour scheme of their own devising for each larger section.

Third/Fourth Grade: Monochromatic Heart Composition

We will be working on building a composition with various lines and heart shapes.  The intersections will have different tones of red.  Students will get a walk-through on acrylic painting.  They will have a palate of white, black and red to mix.  Students will be evaluated on their composition and mixing ability.

Fifth Grade: Monochromatic Heart Composition

We will be working on building a composition with various lines and heart shapes.  The intersections will have different tones of red.  Students will get a walk-through on acrylic painting.  They will have a palate of white, black and red to mix.  Students will be evaluated on their composition and mixing ability.