Posts Tagged 'student work'

Flattening the Curve

We are diligently keeping our social distance as we all should. There will be NO CLASSES at the Top for the next three weeks . I just heard Governor Baker has closed all schools for the next 3 weeks. We hope to resume the week

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Flattening the Curve

We are diligently keeping our social distance as we all should. There will be NO CLASSES at the Top for the next three weeks . I just heard Governor Baker has closed all schools for the next 3 weeks. We hope to resume the week

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Exciting Art News

ART CONTEST: 2020 Marine Endangered Species Art Contest Students are welcome to create artwork for this contest both in art class and at home. Because we have to send the original artwork, students can use other mediums like pen and ink or watercolor. Entries must

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Exciting Art News

ART CONTEST: 2020 Marine Endangered Species Art Contest Students are welcome to create artwork for this contest both in art class and at home. Because we have to send the original artwork, students can use other mediums like pen and ink or watercolor. Entries must

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WEEKLY UPDATE

YES, we have classes tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3, even though there’s no school.  We will be taking pictures for our annual self-portrait challenge and continuing to work on portrait techniques. We have a date for our 12th ANNUAL STUDENT SHOW

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WEEKLY UPDATE

YES, we have classes tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3, even though there’s no school.  We will be taking pictures for our annual self-portrait challenge and continuing to work on portrait techniques. We have a date for our 12th ANNUAL STUDENT SHOW

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Weekly Update

The students did a great job with the perspective lessons. Now, on to figures and faces. Dig these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the CLASS SCHEDULE CLASS SCHEDULE If you are on the list, I expect that you are coming,

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Weekly Update

The students did a great job with the perspective lessons. Now, on to figures and faces. Dig these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the CLASS SCHEDULE CLASS SCHEDULE If you are on the list, I expect that you are coming,

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Perspective Plus!

Last week we paid attention to one-point perspective. It’s an important lesson to remember about how the horizon and vanishing point impact a composition, and keeping things like buildings, trees, windows and doors logical sizes, and parallel with the page edges.

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Perspective Plus!

Last week we paid attention to one-point perspective. It’s an important lesson to remember about how the horizon and vanishing point impact a composition, and keeping things like buildings, trees, windows and doors logical sizes, and parallel with the page edges.

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Mastering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning from masters like Franz Marc, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Isaac Levitan, Paul Cezanne, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Katsushika Hokusai, Pablo Picasso, and Georgia O’Keefe.  We could study the masters

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Mastering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning from masters like Franz Marc, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Isaac Levitan, Paul Cezanne, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Katsushika Hokusai, Pablo Picasso, and Georgia O’Keefe.  We could study the masters

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and Welcome back! We did upside-down Santa the week before Christmas, and the kids are hoping for more upside-down work in future. It is a great way to take the brain out of the art-making operation, and get to

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and Welcome back! We did upside-down Santa the week before Christmas, and the kids are hoping for more upside-down work in future. It is a great way to take the brain out of the art-making operation, and get to

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Holiday Art

Last week students made seasonal artworks for cards. This week is upside-down Santa based on the works of Mike Beeman, my favorite Santa (and bird) painter. Making upside-down paintings is a wonderful exercise where we look at colors, values, and shapes

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Holiday Art

Last week students made seasonal artworks for cards. This week is upside-down Santa based on the works of Mike Beeman, my favorite Santa (and bird) painter. Making upside-down paintings is a wonderful exercise where we look at colors, values, and shapes

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Hello November!

Welcome November. We had scary free draw last week, and the Wednesday kids used pen, ink, markers, and watercolor to very good effect.  And now on to scenes of the season! We’ll be taking advantage of all the beautiful cranberry bogs

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Hello November!

Welcome November. We had scary free draw last week, and the Wednesday kids used pen, ink, markers, and watercolor to very good effect.  And now on to scenes of the season! We’ll be taking advantage of all the beautiful cranberry bogs

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Yummy & Spooky

The artists did a really good job with the annual candy challenge. This is a great lesson to teach how to put things where they belong on a complex composition, and candy corn offers its own unique learning opportunities! Enjoy these

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Yummy & Spooky

The artists did a really good job with the annual candy challenge. This is a great lesson to teach how to put things where they belong on a complex composition, and candy corn offers its own unique learning opportunities! Enjoy these

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