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Thursday, April 26, 2018

*Art at NSE with Mrs. Zink*

 Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns!!


Thurs. April 26th through
the remainder of the school year


Kindergarten
Portraiture

The students will discuss the parts of the face and learn how to use basic lines, shapes, and even letters of the alphabet to assist them in drawing their facial features. They will practice on the white boards and then draw on worksheet. After the worksheet is completed the students will work on final copy of self-portrait in which they apply knowledge and techniques to create a realistic drawing that includes unique details. They will color realistically.




Roy G. Biv Rainbow

The students will be introduced to the acronym Roy G. Biv and utilize it to remember the colors and order of the colors of the rainbow. The students will practice coloring in rainbows using the correct color order.



1st Grade

Van Gogh Sunflowers

The students will be introduced to the artist Vincent Van Gogh. They will learn about his art and life. They will learn about impressionism. They will follow along to paint a variety of flowers in the style of impressionism. They will trace, cut out, and glue a vase and add details with oil pastels. 


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2nd Grade

Impressionism 


The students will review the warm and cool colors. They will learn about chalk pastel techniques. They will practice blending pastels using warm and cool colors. The students will then learn about the art style of impressionism and the artist Claude Monet. The students will follow along to create an impressionistic chalk drawing in either warm or cool colors.  

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3rd Grade

 

Radial Balance-Mandala
The students will be introduced to radial symmetry. They will discuss how it is different from symmetry and asymmetry. They will view and practice examples. They will complete radial symmetry packet. The students will create a unique and detailed Mandala utilizing radial symmetry. 







4th Grade
Realism/Abstract Expressionism

The students will learn about realism and techniques to create realistic artwork. They will view art by Wayne Thiebaud and practice creating realistic drawings. The students will choose an everyday object and draw realistically. The students will then learn about abstract expressionism. They will discuss the differences in appearance and techniques. They will learn about the artist Jackson Pollock and his techniques. They will create large-scale abstract painting. 


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Realism                                          Abstract Expressionism



5th Grade

Drawing Facial Features/Self-Portrait



The students will be introduced to drawing facial features realistically and with value. They will work on sketches of eyes, noses, and mouths. They will then work on putting the facial features together on a face using correct proportion.




6th Grade

One-Point Perspective

The students will learn how to draw a variety of objects using one-point perspective. They will learn techniques to make their drawings look three-dimensional. They will choose shapes, building, or letters to turn three-dimensional.


Thursday, March 15, 2018




*Art at NSE with Mrs. Zink*

Below is my weekly schedule so you can see which rotation day your child has art class. Each week I will give an overview of what students will be learning and creating in art class. I will also include relevant images, information, and links to additional resources. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns!!





Day 1 and 6
Day 2 and 7
Day 3 and 8
Day 4 and 9
Day 5 and 10
1st Cooper
4th Leibig
1st Schuster
2nd Wiscount
1stBridy
4th Herring
2nd Leibensperger
4th Staudenmeier
6th Ney
2nd Corinchock
5th S. Houser
6th Ackell
6th Hysock
6th Grade Art Club
5th Grade Art Club
Kdg. Frushon
5th Wolfe
Kdg. Borden/Jones
3rd Lynch
5th Fey
3rd Selgrade
Kdg. Smith
3rd McCabe

Kdg. Potts





Thurs. April 12th(Day 6)-
Wed. April 18th (Day 10)




Kindergarten
Portraiture

The students will discuss the parts of the face and learn how to use basic lines, shapes, and even letters of the alphabet to assist them in drawing their facial features. They will practice on the white boards and then draw on worksheet.










1st Grade

Emotional Emoji’s

The students will be introduced to color and emotion in art. They will learn how certain colors can portray different moods. They will view examples and then complete worksheet in which they draw facial expressions and then use color to help show the emotion.


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2nd Grade

Mosaic/Pointillism


The students will learn about two different artistic techniques. They will learn about Mosaics and how they were created by the Ancient Roman people. They will view various examples and then learn the process behind creating a mosaic. They will complete color by Number.

Next the students will be introduced to Pointillism and the artist Georges Seurat. The students will learn his technique and view examples. They will complete worksheet in which they practice using markers to create pointillism examples.



The students will sketch and develop ideas for the project then choose which technique they would like to use for the project. They will complete project either using construction paper pieces in the style of Mosaic or markers in the style of Pointillism.
Mosaic ExampleSee the source imagePointillism Example



3rd Grade

 

Asymmetry-Winter Landscape
The students will be introduced to asymmetry. They will discuss how it is different from symmetry. They will view and practice examples. They will complete asymmetry packet. The students will follow along to draw an asymmetrical winter landscape. 







4th Grade
The Principles of Design

The students will learn about the four Principles of Design: Balance, Movement, Pattern, and Variety. They will view various examples and then practice drawing examples on the whiteboards. They will then complete packet.


See the source imageBalance
See the source imageMovement 
See the source imagePattern
See the source imageVariety



5th Grade
Drawing Facial Features/Self-Portrait



The students will be introduced to drawing facial features realistically and with value. They will work on sketches of eyes, noses, and mouths. They will then work on putting the facial features together on a face using correct proportion.





6th Grade

One-Point Perspective

The students will learn how to draw a variety of objects using one-point perspective. They will learn techniques to make their drawings look three-dimensional. 





Tuesday, February 13, 2018


*Art at NSE with Mrs. Zink*

Below is my weekly schedule so you can see which rotation day your child has art class. Each week I will give an overview of what students will be learning and creating in art class. I will also include relevant images, information, and links to additional resources. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns!!





Day 1 and 6
Day 2 and 7
Day 3 and 8
Day 4 and 9
Day 5 and 10
1st Cooper
4th Leibig
1st Schuster
2nd Wiscount
1stBridy
4th Herring
2nd Leibensperger
4th Staudenmeier
6th Ney
2nd Corinchock
5th S. Houser
6th Ackell
6th Hysock
6th Grade Art Club
5th Grade Art Club
Kdg. Frushon
5th Wolfe
Kdg. Borden/Jones
3rd Lynch
5th Fey
3rd Selgrade
Kdg. Smith
3rd McCabe

Kdg. Potts





Wed. 2/28(Day 1)-Tues. 3/6 (Day 5)




Kindergarten
Monochromatic Grapes (Mixing Purple)

The students will review painting procedures and then mix and paint their entire paper purple. They will discuss tints and shades and create different purples. The students will practice drawing leaves and vines and then draw, cut out, and glue leaves and vines onto background.

The students will use tracers to trace circles on the back of their purple painted paper. They will cut out and glue down their circles to form two bunches of grapes. They will the add a details with sharpies and white charcoal pencils.










1st Grade

Patterns in the style of Klimt

The students will be introduced to patterns and practice a variety of patterns on the whiteboards before completing worksheet. Once the worksheet is complete the students will learn about the art style of Art Nouveau and discuss the artwork of Gustav Klimt.




2nd Grade

Coil Pot

The students will then learn techniques for working with Model Magic. The students will learn how to create a coil pot. They will apply skills to create unique coil pot. They will review painting procedures and paint their coil pots.



Once the coil pots are complete, the students will be introduced to mosaic artwork through the completion of color by number worksheet.





3rd Grade

Name Alien-Mirror Symmetry

The students will be introduced to mirror symmetry and practice drawing examples on their white boards before completing worksheet. Once the worksheet is complete the students will practice writing their name in cursive. The students will then write their name using chalk and fold and transfer to create symmetry.




4th Grade
The Elements of Art

The students will review the Elements of Art and how they are used to create successful artwork. The students will learn about each element, practice on the whiteboards and then complete pages from the packet. Once the packet is complete the students will draw 7 large shapes and begin adding an element of art to each shape.





5th Grade
Rope/Ribbon/Chain/Braid

The students will be introduced to drawing a variety of subject matter and practice each one. They will learn how to apply their knowledge of value to make them appear realistic. The students will then choose one and create a unique project incorporating that subject matter. They will carefully shade their subject matter and then create colorful background.



Once completed, the students will be introduced to Op Art. They will view examples and learn techniques to draw an Op Art Design. The students will follow along to complete worksheet.




6th Grade

Monochromatic Painting

The students will discuss proper painting techniques. They will begin by completing a painting inside the lines worksheet in which they will develop their brush skills. The students will then learn about tints and shades and how to properly mix them. They will then apply knowledge to paint value scales of both tints and shades. They will use all concepts to paint and blend a monochromatic flower. The students will then sketch ideas for the project and then paint in using all skills learned.  




Thursday, February 1, 2018


*Art at NSE with Mrs. Zink*

Below is my weekly schedule so you can see which rotation day your child has art class. Each week I will give an overview of what students will be learning and creating in art class. I will also include relevant images, information, and links to additional resources. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns!!





Day 1 and 6
Day 2 and 7
Day 3 and 8
Day 4 and 9
Day 5 and 10
1st Cooper
4th Leibig
1st Schuster
2nd Wiscount
1stBridy
4th Herring
2nd Leibensperger
4th Staudenmeier
6th Ney
2nd Corinchock
5th S. Houser
6th Ackell
6th Hysock
6th Grade Art Club
5th Grade Art Club
Kdg. Frushon
5th Wolfe
Kdg. Borden/Jones
3rd Lynch
5th Fey
3rd Selgrade
Kdg. Smith
3rd McCabe

Kdg. Potts





Fri.2/2/18 (Day 6)-Thurs. 2/8/18 (Day 10)




Kindergarten
Monochromatic Grapes (Mixing Purple)

The students will review painting procedures and then mix and paint their entire paper purple. They will discuss tints and shades and create different purples. The students will practice drawing leaves and vines and then draw, cut out, and glue leaves and vines onto background.

The students will use tracers to trace circles on the back of their purple painted paper. They will cut out and glue down their circles to form two bunches of grapes. They will the add a details with sharpies and paint.










1st Grade

Geometric and Organic Shapes Collage in the style of Matisse

The students will review Geometric and Organic shapes and how to create a collage. The students will review their primary and secondary colors and then apply their skills and knowledge to create two collages: one with Geometric Shapes and Primary Colors and the other with Organic Shapes and the Secondary Colors.





Once the collage is completed, the students will be introduced to patterns and practice a variety of patterns on the whiteboards before completing worksheet.




2nd Grade

Coil Pot

The students will then learn techniques for working with Model Magic. The students will learn how to create a coil pot. They will apply skills to create unique coil pot. They will review painting procedures and paint their coil pots.



Once the coil pots are complete, the students will be introduced to mosaic artwork through the completion of color by number worksheet.





3rd Grade

3-D Pipes

The students will learn about oil pastels and how to blend them correctly. The students will practice blending oil pastels through the completion of two exercises. They will then sketch project ideas. Once they have an idea they will draw it on the final paper and apply oil pastel blending techniques to the project.



Once the project is finished, the students will be introduced to mirror symmetry and practice drawing examples on their white boards before completing worksheet.


4th Grade
The Elements of Art

The students will review the Elements of Art and how they are used to create successful artwork. The students will learn about each element, practice on the whiteboards and then complete pages from the packet. Once the packet is complete the students will draw 7 large shapes and begin adding an element of art to each shape.





5th Grade
Rope/Ribbon/Chain/Braid

The students will be introduced to drawing a variety of subject matter and practice each one. They will learn how to apply their knowledge of value to make them appear realistic. The students will then choose one and create a unique project incorporating that subject matter. They will carefully shade their subject matter and then create colorful background.




6th Grade

Monochromatic Painting

The students will discuss proper painting techniques. They will begin by completing a painting inside the lines worksheet in which they will develop their brush skills. The students will then learn about tints and shades and how to properly mix them. They will then apply knowledge to paint value scales of both tints and shades. They will use all concepts to paint and blend a monochromatic flower. The students will then sketch ideas for the project and then paint in using all skills learned.