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Elements and Principles of Art

Grade 6 has been exploring the Elements (ingredients) and Principles(recipies) of Art through Scholastic Art magazine. Elements and Principles of Art issue  

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Ray Villafane

Grade 7th grade enjoyed the work of Ray Villafane creates amazing work with pumpkins Ray Villafane’s official website

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Tim Burton

Grade 7 students are “Working with Fantasy” and have been exploring Tim Burton’s art for inspiration.  This is in preparation for them creating “Big Mouthed Monsters” out of clay. Check out these links Tim Burton MOMA exhibit Tim Burton’s Official … Continue reading

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RAFFLE in the Studio

Once the Art Studio Twitter account(GMS-Art-Studio   @ArtGMS) has 50 followers and I see an increase in  viewing of the blog we will have a raffle between the 50 followers. THIS SKETCHBOOK AND DRAWING KIT COULD BE YOURS! 

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8th Grade Art Critique

Art Critique: Description -Analysis- Interpretation- Evaluation Title: Untitled Artist: Barbara Kruger (born 1945) Date: 1993 Medium: Screenprint on Vinyl (approx. 7′ x 9′)

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7th Grade Art Critique

Art Critique: Description -Analysis- Interpretation- Evaluation Title: Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird Artist: Frida Kahlo (1907-1954 Date: 1940 Medium: Oil

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Sketchbooks

Essential Question:  Why are sketchbooks valuable tools for artists? Objective: Students will create and maintain a sketchbook to – Develop personal style, visualize concepts, create schematic layouts, and record artistic explorations. We do not always have the luxury to see inside … Continue reading

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