The students will learn how negative shapes/forms are used and how different cultures define the value of art differently while creating their own koi fish painting.
Seurat was an expert at using different colors to create other colors. The students will create a painting of the Eiffel Tower using pointillism.
The fourth graders will learn how to draw their own face in proportion while studying Norman Rockwell's paintings of faces.
Students will learn how to transform an object from 2D to 3D using shading techniques.
Andy Warhol and Vincent Van Gogh both created different paintings of shoes. Students will be inspired by both shoes to create their own original 3D design of a shoe.
Using weaving and simple painting like folk artist Maud Lewis students will create their own simple drawing.
Students will learn about positive and negative space and complementary colors in a painting inspired by the abstract drip paintings by Helen Frankenthaler.
Using the grid technique students will re-create a painting of a lighthouse inspired by Edward Hopper.
Ansel Adams was not only an amazing photographer but was also a life long advocate for environment conservation. The students will create a watercolor water fall painting.
The fourth graders learn about how the Gold Rush played a large role in California history by creating a silhouette painting of a gold miner.
The California missions have had a huge impact on the history of California. The students will paint a California mission on wood.
The students will earn about different careers in the visual arts and then create an original illustration.