• 5th Grade Ceramic Mask Designs

    Posted by Lynn Horne at 5/5/2015
    These colorful abstract masks were created by the 5th graders after learning about artist Kimmy Cantrell.  Cantrell is a self-taught artist who currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.  If you would like to see more of his work check out this link.
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  • The Monster Mash

    Posted by Lynn Horne at 5/4/2015 6:00:00 PM
     The 6th graders are glazing their monster mugs this week in art.  These whimsical characters were inspired by the work of  ceramicist (Oregon) James DeRosso.  Check out this link to see the short video we watched in class and to learn more about this artist and his work.  CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO. 
     
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  • Forms vs. Shapes

    Posted by Lynn Horne at 5/4/2015
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    The 4th graders are learning how to turn shapes into forms in their drawings.  Like a shape, a form has length and width, but it also has depth.  Forms take up space.  The use of curved lines, highlights, shading, and cast shadows, all helped to make these forms appear three dimentional on our flat, two-dimentional surface. 
     
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