September 28, 2016
4th Grade — Visual Arts

Students have the opportunity to expand and enrich their creative expression through a wide range of tools, materials, textures, and artistic styles. Art projects connect to classroom curriculum, school performances, and art and cultural history lessons. The art program supports students in becoming articulate observers of their world while they joyfully build confidence in their problem solving and art making skills.

Artistic Exploration

  • Enhancing observation skills in self portraits and landscapes
  • Continuing to build confidence depicting plants and animals
  • Exploring mediums for self-expression: charcoal, sugar, assemblage
  • Gaining confidence in artistic tools: charcoal, acrylic, frosting, wearables
  • Realistic portraiture, upcycling into art, fashion design, 3-D portraiture

Approaches to Artistic Medium and Concepts

  • Landscape painting, mexican sugar skull, charcoal self-portrait, clay self-portrait, upcycling materials into wearable art and design, self-portrait assemblage