little trees growing
New prints are now available. More info here: rettg.blogspot.com.au/2015/02/little-trees-growing.html I blogged about the originals here: rettg.blogspot.com/2010/07/growing.html The canvases measure 8x8 inches, and 8x10 inches.
Start of 2014-2015 School Year COLLABORATION PROJECT
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE ART ROOM??: Start of 2014-2015 School Year COLLABORATION PROJECT
I just have to share the paper sculptures my Kindergarten and 1st graders have been making! They loved learning about abstract art and ...
Rex Ray Inspired Sculptures
So what is going on in Art 2? Currently we are looking at the work and style of Rex Ray. If you are not familiar, Rex Ray is an artist/graphic artist who actively creates amazing design inspired artworks that focus on wonderful shapes, colors and patterns. His work is wildly vivid and interesting. His use of layers gave me the idea that his work could inspire a relief sculpture. He is also a real, living and breathing artist, who not only displays work in museums but also sells his work…
#monochromatic #colortheory #art #middleschoolart #tint #shade Students used drafting tape to create interesting sections, chose a color and started to mix tints and shades.
Louise Nevelson Assemblage
One of my favorite artists is Louise Nevelson, so I decided to try a lesson using recycled materials to create Nevelson inspired assemblages. We talked about the artist's use of discarded materials and giving them a new life. Our pieces started with a 12x12 inch piece of corrugated cardboard as a base. We then took paper egg cartons, cardboard paper tubes, popsicle sticks, and extra pieces of corrugated cardboard to create our forms. I suggested repetition of elements, variation of texture…