The Art of the Brick

I recently visited the Art of the Brick exhibit in Channelside in Tampa.  Click on my Shows and Displays tab to see pictures of some of the artwork that was on display.  Visit this show if you can, it was awesome!

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art club information

Please click on the Art Club tab to get latest information about 2017 2018 art club!

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2017 2018 School Year

Hope you are having a wonderful summer!  Can’t wait to see you soon!

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We had a fantastic art show!  Please visit the Shows and Displays link to see photos.

All artwork from the art show has been returned to students to take home.

Next week we are returning all papers and Art Journals.

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Spring Art Show

The CRES Spring Art Show is on Tuesday, May 16th from 5-7:00 p.m. in the Media Center.  Students with artwork in the display will receive an invitation, but all students and families are welcome to attend.  Come see the great work we’ve done this year!!

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New Units of Study

Next week all classes will begin unit on clay sculpture.  We will learn basic hand building skills (spheres, coils, slabs, and pinch pots).  We will learn the difference between 2-D and 3-D art.  We will learn the difference between utilitarian and non-utilitarian art.

K- clay flower bowl

1- clay fish dish

2- organic bowl with foot

3- utilitarian or non-utilitarian clay owl

4- clay monster

5- clay mask

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New units of study

K:  Portraits and Self-Portraits

1:  Art Genres- portrait, landscape, still life

2:  Prehistoric landscape (element of art: space)

3:  Birch tree landscape (element of art: space and illusions of depth)

4:  3-D paper relief sculpture

5:  3-D paper freestanding sculpture

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New Units of Study

Kindergarten is learning about how to use stamps to make prints.

Grades 1-5 are learning about the work of Graphic Designers, and how art can be used to communicate information.  Projects will be hung around school to help build awareness of Random Acts of Kindness Week in February.  They will pretend that they are graphic designers who have been hired to promote the event for our school.

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Yearbook Cover Winners!

Congratulations to Kailee Kriedler, our cover winner, and to Taylor Bicknell, our runner up, which will appear on the back cover.  Thanks to all 12 students who submitted a cover for our contest.

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What’s Happening in the Art Room?

New units of study:

K- texture/ Owls

1- Collage/ Fish

2- Symmetry/ Butterfly

3- Color and Value/ Landscape

4- Perspective/ Landscape

5- One Point Perspective/ Outer Space

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