Elementary Abstract Landscape Watercolors

All age groups have been studying perspective and learning about watercolor this month.  The youngest elementary art students applied their new knowledge and skills to complete Abstract Landscape Watercolors. We started by looking at the work of Ted Harrison.  He is a Canadian artist who created beautiful colorful abstract landscape of the Yukon Territory.  Follow… Read More

Elementary Art Watercolor Landscapes

The Advanced Elementary Art class created winter watercolor landscapes. First, they were introduced to how to use watercolor. We practiced some basic watercolor strokes and learned how to set up our work area. We also had a lesson one-point perspective. And we incorporated what we have learned about value. We put this all together to… Read More

Painted Papers and Zentangle Hands

For our first project of this year, (I am a little late posting this one) the Wednesday Elementary Art Class completed a two-step project of Zentangle Hands and Painted Papers. Color Lesson and Intro to Acrylic Paint: We completed the Background Papers for our Zentangle hands while learning about color and with a brief introduction… Read More

Snowmen and Perspective – Part II

For our last class of the year, my Tuesday afternoon Elementary students drew Snowmen and learned about perspective.  These are my youngest students and this was totally new vocabulary for some of them. They learned about one-point perspective and vanishing points: A drawing uses a one-point perspective when it contains one vanishing point which is… Read More