The students in Art 7 recently completed abstract paintings using watercolor paint. They experimented with many different techniques to design interesting patterns. Using pens, the students outlined chosen areas of the painting to create definition and focal points.
The students in Color & Design were challenged to create an abstract painting of their favorite song using at least two other types of media in a creative way that represented the mood and meaning of the song.
The students in art 8 focused on the artistic behavior “collaboration” by working with classmates to create abstract sculptures. The challenge for this project was to create an original artwork that was abstract (which we defined as an artwork that focuses on shape, form, color, and texture and cannot be named) sculpture that was at least as big as our fish tank, and had drawing or painting on it somewhere. These sculptures are so unique. Each group did a great job working together to explore new materials and techniques.
Students in Color & Design created original artworks using their choice of media. The challenge was to transform a song into a visual representation using abstract techniques and trying to incorporate three-dimensional media into the composition. Click on the image to hear what song the student chose!
Students practiced drawing to different types of music.
Mrs. Smith & Ms. Percival’s classes have been exploring the world of abstract art. We made prints using a process called decalcomania that was invented by the Surrealists(that I don’t have pictures of), mixed media watercolors, and paper sculptures. Check them out!
To create these paintings, first we drew with glue to create texture on our papers. During the next class period, we added the watercolor paint. Finally, we sprinkled salt on the wet paint to create a unique effect.
I only have a few pictures of these awesome sculptures because the kids were so excited to take them home that I didn’t even get a chance to photograph all of their work.
artists at work!
Students in Color & Design learned about abstract art. They were then challenged to create an abstract, visual representation of a song of their choice. They had to consider composition, media, technique, color choices, etc. Abstract art is harder than it looks! Check them out:
Works in progress!
This creative assignment challenged the students in Color & Design to transform a song of their choice into a mixed-media artwork. The students carefully selected media to represent the mood, lyrics, and meaning of the songs they chose. They also focused on composition, color, and process as important elements for symbolizing the music. What I enjoyed most about the project was watching the students experiment with new media as they searched for creative solutions. I love that the variety of work they produced showcases their unique tastes in art and music. The following artworks were chosen by the students to be displayed in the showcase outside of the auditorium. (artwork titles link to the song)
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds: Carson Spence
Do My Thang: Kyarra Miller
It Goes Like This: Shianna Lambert
Strong: Nicole Bonsell
Right in Two: Colt McCloskey
We Used to Vacation: Chris Shultz
Looking for Angels: Caleigh Poorman
Steal My Show: Rachael Kuhlen
Hear Me: Kami Woodring
UKF Dubstep: Giacomo Bertapelle
Vicarious: Anthony Climent
Love the Way You Lie: Jared Nwadike