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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. 2/21(Day 6)-Tues. 2/27 (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 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.  



Tuesday, January 23, 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.1/24/18 (Day 1)-Wed. 1/31/18 (Day 5)
Fri. 1/26-No Rotation Day



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.




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.





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.







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.




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.  



Wednesday, January 3, 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.1/5/18 (Day 1)-Thurs.1/11/18 (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. If there is still time they will practice drawing leaves and vines.  



Kdg-Borden
Winter Tree (Mixing Green)

The students will draw the pine tree on the back and cut out. They will glue onto blue background and add details and snow.








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.




2nd Grade

Greek Vases (2nd-Wiscount and 2nd-Leibensperger)

The students will draw and cut out 3 vase shapes and then add a variety of unique patterns in the style of the Greek people. The students will glue onto background and add a shadow.



Coil Pot (2nd-Corinchock)

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.





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. If there is time they will begin sketching project ideas.







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.




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.




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.