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Art – September 2017

Kindergarten The kindergarten learned about the Art room while going on a texture hunt. They used crayons to transfer different textures onto their paper.  They also looked at the work of Wassily Kandinsky that focused on shapes and color.  Using construction paper scrapes, each choose one shape to repeat throughout their artwork. First Grade The […]

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Art – Kindergarten-2nd Syllabus

Art with Mr. Brazee Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Kindergarten through 2nd grade will have 1 – 45 minute art class each six day rotation Each lesson is tied to an Element of Art or Principle of Design Most lessons will include some Art history incorporating an Artist and Art Movement Students will plan, explore, and […]

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Art – 3rd-5th Syllabus

Art with Mr. Brazee 3rd – 5th Grade 3rd -5th Grade will have 1 – 45 minute art class each six day rotation with 8-10 Art classes per trimester. Their grade is made up 2/3 Artworks, and 1/3 Participation. Artworks are graded using the following rubric: Art Rubric Student Name: Grade/Room #: This project shows […]

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Art – 6th-8th Syllabus

Art with Mr. Brazee 6th – 8th Grade 6th-8th grade students will have 1 – 45 minute art class each six day rotation. Each grade level will have between 8-10 Art classes per trimester and complete  3-4 Artworks within that time. Their grade is made up 2/3 Artworks, and 1/3 Participation . Artworks are graded […]

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Art – May 2017

Kindergarten The kindergarteners discussed positive and negative space before creating an artwork filled with both organic and geometric shapes. They are finishing up the year coloring a banner for the Kindergarten celebration. First Grade The first graders looked at the artwork American Gothic by Grant Wood before creating their own making it more modern. They […]

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Art – April 2017

Kindergarten The kindergarteners created Easter eggs starting with a circle and radial symmetry. After coloring their circle they cut it into multiple strips, by gluing the strips with small gaps the circle became an egg shape. First Grade The first graders learned the process of making Ukrainian eggs. Using a watercolor and crayon resist technique […]

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Art – March 2017

Kindergarten The kindergarteners created scratch art paper by coloring their paper with crayon and painting them black. Last class they used a sharp stick to scratch a drawing into the paper.  They also learned how create bubble letters then filled each with different lines and patterns. First Grade The first graders drew a close up […]

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Art – February 2017

Kindergarten The kindergarteners created surprise watercolors; each drew a picture with white crayons on white paper, and then painted with watercolors over them to see the image magically appear. They also learned about The Monster Project, where students draw monsters and then a professional artist recreates that monster in their own style. Our professionals will […]

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Art – January 2017

Kindergarten The kindergarteners learned about mosaics and discussed where they see them, such as the church and their house. Using white construction paper squares each built their own mosaic snowmen and then drew details with markers. First Grade The first graders created colorful collages using organic and geometric shapes with oil pastels. Students chose a […]

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Art – December 2016

Kindergarten The kindergarteners looked at the work of Piet Mondrian and noticed how he uses black lines to break up the canvas and fills each section with primary colors. The students took black strips of construction paper to create a Christmas tree, and then filled each section of the tree with different shades of green; […]

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Art – November 2016

Kindergarten The kindergarteners looked at self-portraits by Vincent VanGogh, Henri Matisse, and Leonardo Da Vinci before drawing their own self portrait. They also learned the difference between something that is two dimensional and three dimensional while using construction paper strips to create their 3-D amusement park. First Grade The first graders watched a video showing […]

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Art – October 2016

Kindergarten The kindergarteners have been busy learning about the elements of art in each lesson. They discussed balance while making their symmetrical creature and line and shape while painting their crazy cacti.  They also looked at the sunflower paintings of Vincent Van Gogh.  Using oil pastels, each colored a few flowers in a vase being […]

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Art – September 2016

Art – September 2016 Kindergarten The kindergarten learned about the Art room while going on a texture hunt. They used crayons to transfer different textures onto their paper.  They also looked at the work of Wassily Kandinsky that focused on shapes and color.  Using construction paper scrapes, each choose one shape to repeat throughout their […]

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Art – Welcome Back!!!

Welcome back to another exciting year of Art at St. Cletus. Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Kindergarten through 2nd grade will have 1 – 45 minute art class each six day rotation Each lesson is tied to an Element of Art or Principle of Design Most lessons will include some Art history incorporating an Artist and […]

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