Monday, September 19, 2016

Tiki Masks

5th Grade

Students will learn about Tiki Masks. They will create a tiki mask using tempera and sharpie.

Tiki masks are hand-carved wooden masks that that were a part of Ploynesian and Hawaiian culture, in their original intent, were used to protect their users or even increase the mask wearers' luck. They served many purposes, both in the privacy of people's homes and in everyday life.  They thought that the masks would protect the border of their homes. Tiki Masks have been in existence for thousands of years.

Eli Halpin Sheep

Students will learn about the artist Eli Halpin.

They will paint a sheep picture in the style of Eli Halpin using tempera and crayon resist.

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More


Listen to the Story,  I Ain't Gonna Paint No More.

Students will learn how to draw a self portrait and paint it with various colors based on the story.

Monday, September 5, 2016

First Day of Art 2016

First Day of Art 2016

Watch this video to go over classroom expectations:


Students will choose a monochromatic color to make a shape of their hand.  The hands will be assembled on a tree to make a group mural.

Monochromatic colors are all the colors (tints, tones, and shades) of a single hue. Monochromatic color schemes are derived from a single base hue and extended using its shades, tones and tints. Tints are achieved by adding white and shades and tones are achieved by adding a darker color, gray or black.

**The following pictures were taken from a teacher on the Facebook Art Teachers Group.  **