Stitching!!!!

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We just wrapped up a challenging unit on stitchery! Stitchery in the elementary art room includes using several yarn/needle techniques on a piece of burlap, or in some cases- a loom. Second grade created a butterfly. Third graders made weavings on a cardboard loom. Fourth grade created circle weavings on a paper plate loom (not pictured). Fifth grade stitched animals on burlap. And sixth graders are still working hard on their coil baskets. I can’t wait to share images of those!!!!

Great job overcoming this difficult media!!

Grade 1: Landscape collage

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First graders looked at the art of Eric Carle and analyzed how he created his famous collages. Similar to Carle’s process, first graders painted several papers with many textures and colors. Once dry, they used the papers as pieces for a landscape collage – making sure to add items on the land and in the sky.

Excellent collage techniques first grade!

Grade 6: Hero sculptures

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Sixth grade students discussed the power heroes have on influencing life choices. Each student decided who they considered were their heroes. Their hero had to be a positive influence in their life. Many chose parents, siblings, and athletes. The students sculpted their heroes from clay, then used tempera paint for color once fired.
Great job sixth grade!