Art Newsletter March

Original Works Art Fundraiser

K – 5 will be participating in an Arts fundraiser provided by Original Works. In the month of March the students have been creating their own work of art, which will soon be placed online to purchase with any product. The proceeds will be going towards the TAOTS Art Program for next year. Listed below are what the grades have been working on.

K & 1st Grade: The students are working on cityscapes inspired by Brooklyn and New York City. They are creating their own collages by using cutting and gluing techniques.

2nd Grade: The students are creating their own lighthouse seascape and will be using watercolors and drawing techniques.

3rd Grade: The students are inventing their own castle inspired by the abstract expressionistic artist Paul Klee. Their castles are incorporating cool, warm, secondary and primary colors. They added wax resist techniques using crayons and watercolor.

4th Grade: The students are creating their own city scape using printmaking techniques. They used styrofoam as their plate and engraved their own design. They then printed their design on a watercolor background.

5th Grade: The students learned about India and the significance of the Banyan tree in their culture. The students also learned color theory techniques and new art vocabulary such as; analogous, tertiary, and complimentary colors. They created a silhouetted tree against a color palette of their choice by using oil pastels.

Link: OriginalWorks

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