Thursday, February 23, 2012

Giant in a City!

I love this project! We just started making the cut paper giant animals- their choice of animal!

We placed our animal in the background paper and started to learn about background, middle ground, and the foreground as we draw the city buildings around them! We will outline the city and color it in with crayon.

I can't wait to show you them when their finished!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Let's Design a Room!

 The fourth graders LOVED designing their own rooms! They thought it was "Magic" when we made the rooms have long hallways that showed two more rooms behind! Below you will see the steps to making this simple enough for our fourth graders!

Friday, February 3, 2012

Folk Art Villages!

Folk art towns were probably my students favorite project, aside from the hands drawings they did earlier this year.  They just love using tempera paint, and who doesn't love drawing simplified, creative towns? These projects were a huge hit! 

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Gumballs For Sale!

Gumball Machines! We just started this last week with two of the seven fourth grade classes I see, and as you can see they sure are adorable! When they were in third grade we worked with Wayne Thiebaud, making delicious desserts that mimicked his style and use of the elements of art. This is a follow up