Ludwig students have Art Class once a week for 35 minutes. Check back in frequently to see what students are working on!
Monsters of Creativity Previously in art, each fourth grade student created a mixed media monster collage. Students discussed street art and when it is appropriate to create it. Patterns in similar colors to the face color were designed in oil pastels. Facial features were cut out of construction paper and glued on. Then, students outlined the features to create emphasis. Enjoy! Materials: Construction paper, pencils, oil pastels, scissors, and glue
String Art Previously in art, each fourth grade student created a String Art design on painted cardboard. Cardboard squares were painted with analogous and double complimentary colors. Students learned how to create radiating lines, rotating squares, and spectrum designs. Materials: Cardboard, tempera paint, brushes, yarn, large needles, and tape
Mixed Media Still Life Previously in art, each fourth grade student created a mixed media still life collage inspired by Vincent Van Gogh. Students looked at and discussed his art works in depth. Art work genre and all the parts of a still life were also discussed. Secondary colors were created by mixing primary model magic colors together. Students created flowers with all three primary and all three secondary colors in them. Painted paper techniques were explored in various ways and the painted papers were used in the still life collage. Craftsmanship was also emphasized throughout the project.
Materials: Painting paper, pencils, tempera paint, brushes, water cups, model magic, ziplock bags, sponges, rollers, glue, & scissors
Warm Vs. Cool Landscapes Previously in art, each fourth grade student created a landscape drawing in sharpie marker with patterns in each section. Then, students demonstrated their understanding of warm and cool colors by keeping colors separated by the horizon line. Painting techniques and craftsmanship were also emphasized throughout the project.
Materials: Painting paper, pencil, sharpies, water color paint, brushes, and water cups
Weaving Collaboration Previously in art, each fourth grader used water soluble oil pastels to design one strip of paper. The three elements of art used were line, shape, and color. After strips were complete they were weaved together!
Materials: Painting paper, water soluble oil pastels, brushes, and water cups
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