WEEK: 23 DATE: February, 26 2017

First/Second Grade:  Scratchboard

We will be looking at the subtractive world of scratchboard techniques.  Students will be making their own scratchboards by first making a layer of oil pastels.  Then they will cover their paper in a coat of acrylic paint they will scratch through on their next session.  Students will be encouraged to come

Third/Fourth Grade: Self Portrait

To celebrate portraits week, we will be making some of our own. Students will have the opportunity to look objectively at themselves with the use of mirrors.  Students will get a quick lesson on how to make the face and different styles such as cartoons and animae.

Fifth Grade: Self Portrait

To celebrate portraits week, we will be making some of our own. Students will have the opportunity to look objectively at themselves with the use of mirrors.  Students will get a quick lesson on how to make the face and different styles such as cartoons and animae.

 

 

 

Saigon River

Bird Cages

Scratch Paintings

WEEK: 22 DATE: February, 19 2017

First/Second Grade:  Caged Birds

This week we will be exploring the world of caged birds.  Vietnam has a long history of bird cages.  We will be looking at some different bird cages and various songbirds.  Students will then be making their own birds with construction paper and painting their bird cages.

Third/Fourth Grade: Scratchboard

We will be looking at the subtractive world of scratchboard techniques.  Students will be making their own scratchboards by first making a layer of oil pastels.  Then they will cover their paper in a coat of acrylic paint they will scratch through on their next session.  Students will be encouraged to come up with their own designs for their final drawing.

 

Fifth Grade: Scratchboard

We will be looking at the subtractive world of scratchboard techniques.  Students will be making their own scratchboards by first making a layer of oil pastels.  Then they will cover their paper in a coat of acrylic paint they will scratch through on their next session.  Students will be encouraged to come up with their own designs for their final drawing.

Mosaic Hearts

Lucky Ladybugs

Watercolour Hearts

WEEK: 21 DATE: February, 12 2017

First/Second Grade: Mosaic Heart Card

In getting ready for Valentine’s Day, we will be working on making a card that will use mosaic patterns.  Students will create their own cards to take home to give to the ones they love.  Be on the look-out.

 

Third/Fourth Grade: Ladybug painting

This week we will be exploring the world of insects.  Students will see a live demo of how to draw Ladybugs using shapes.  Then students will receive some painting instruction regarding impasto painting and building up layers.

Fifth Grade: Ladybug painting

This week we will be exploring the world of insects.  Students will see a live demo of how to draw Ladybugs using shapes.  Then students will receive some painting instruction regarding impasto painting and building up layers.