6th Grade: Value Snowmen
This was a cool lesson idea I got from an art teacher who retired last year, that I might try this winter. It's a nice colored pencil/shading/teaching value lesson. Medium blue construction paper is used for background, and color is added with a darker shade of blue for the shadow side and white for the lit side. Students can choose any colors for accessories and snowflakes can be added in the sky. I will post once the students finish!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
I don't know what's going on this year, but I am so excited about Christmas! I mean, I always am, but for some reason this year I just can't wait! :) In the art room we seem to run out of time to finish our Christmas projects, so this year I'm determined to get them completed before Christmas! Here's a little preview of what we're starting! Fourth grade began their poinsettia paintings by sketching the flowers. We started with a star in the center and then drew leaves from each point. Also…