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    Welcome to Art!

     

    Katie's Choice for textile art click below and learn!

     https://www.lulus.com/blog/lifestyle/fun-fashion-activities/

     

     

    4th Quarter

     

    Choice based Art gives students open ended lessons to explore and create. Use parent approved materials that you enjoy.

     

     

    Oh my, the last week of school. I'm happy that summer is here but also sad because I miss all of my amazing students.

    Monday:Sharks, Oh NO! Foreground, middle ground and background.

    Tuesday:Sandcastles using geometry.

    Sandcastles!

    Wednesday:Sunshine in cool and warm.

    Thursday: Sunglasses and reflections! Sunglasses

     

     

     

    One of the five choices can be used from the previous weeks or Fresh links below for you.

    Monday: Ice Cream, yep thats right! Draw your favorite in Pastel colors or TINTS! Don't forget the sprinkles! Artist Wayne Thiebaud introduced.

    This link is for very young students Ice Cream.

    Tuesday: Rocks! Draw a design, then paint a rock if you have any acrylic paint you can do it! Simple or fancy, to keep or place out for the community with an uplifting message, rocks are cool.

    Wednesday: Flip flops on the beach!! flip flops Art  Draw, Paint, collage and use beads if you have them! Fun for summer! Recycled Art from Nairobi Check it out! Flip Flop Art Tour

    Thursday:The day the crayons Quit! what a great booK! I had planned to draw insects but then asked what the students wanted to draw. We decided to draw a Cartoon Pineapple! So much Fun, I named mine Pete.

    Chris Odell reads Arnie the donut! It made me laugh, give it a try.

     

    One of the five choices can be used from the previous weeks or Fresh links below for you to click, explore, and create on-line Art!

    Thursday:bomomo.com

    Make A Book Day! Easy Book Step by Step 

    Wednesday:aminahsworld.org

    During our Virtual Meeting we will look at Community Art and National Nurses Day!Florence Nightingale Biography and Art HUB Health Heros drawing. 

    Tuesday: toytheater.com

    Cinco De Mayo, we looked at the Aztec culture, their sun god and drew an Aztec Sun.   

    Monday:We explored drawing cities after watching Stephen Wiltshire draw New York from his amazing Memory. Then looked at #Met Kids from New York.

    Stephen Wiltshire site.

     

     

    Explore the awesome website metkids! Check out the Interactive Map, Their Time Machine and all their videos about ART!! 

    The Time machine is my favorite because you can choose a Big Idea (theme), a region or a time period to investigate!! You can also choose one of each to refine your search. I love it!!

    Click on metkids to start your journey to one of the world's best Art Museums located in New York but today located within reach on your device!!

    Lets GO!

     

     

     

    April 26th,2020

    Choice Art: Pick One of 1-5 below per week and spend at least 15 minutes a week.

    1.) Attend One Virtual Art Meeting.

    This week

    Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Mother and Child | The MetThe Child's Bath 1893

    Monday: View, discover, anaylyze and discuss the work of Nigerian Artist Njideka-Akunylli -Crosby which embraces  Family and living spaces along side Mary Cassatt's, "The Child's Bath," 1893, A how to draw mother and child video follows a book on Mary Cassatt just follow the links.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQlCRe6QELg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7rql94nPqs

    5th and 6th grade can watch the attached 

     https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/njideka-akunyili-crosby-18974/njideka-akunyili-crosby-inhabiting-multiple-spaces

    Tuesday: Developing our theme of Living Spaces and family,draw a simple room step by step with Mrs. Fagan. Examine VanGogh's Room click to view. Read more about it here https://www.vangoghgallery.com/painting/the-bedroom.html

     

    Wednesday: Simple Flowers for Mom drawing realistically versus using simple shapes.Simplified Flowers by Heather Galler Realistic flowers

    Artists :      Heather Galler                              Kate K. Park

    Thursday: Making a card for Mom using Pattern and line.

     

    2.) Draw with the ArtforKidsHub crowd and submit a complete drawing with your name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for feedback and credit.

     

    3.) Watch and learn about Art History with you tube videos Mati and Dada or (4rd through sixth) Art School KQED and write a paragraph of how you connect and respond to the Art presented then email with your name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org.

     

    4.) Create your own idea be innovative and unique react to what is going on around you or sketch to reflect your feelings, family, pets and your home during these unusual times. Email a photo with name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for credit and feedback. 

     

    5.) 3rd through 6th grade only- Choose a slide in The Elements of Art presentation shared on your Homeroom teacher's Google Classroom site and then create a shared project from the slide or your own interpretation of the Element as Art. Email your work with your name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for credit and feedback.

     

    WANT More Art to do? Check out the resource page!

     

     

    April 20,2020

    Choice Art: Pick One  of 1-5 below per week and spend at least 15 minutes a week. 

     

    Monday: Wassily Kandinsky, Art with Music: What does Art sound like?

    Tuesday:Wassily Kandinsky Color Study Abstract Art.

    Wednesday:Franz Mark and the Blue Horse

    Step by Step Horse

    Thursday:Franz Mark and his Yellow Cow

    Cow

     

    2.) Draw with the ArtforKidsHub crowd and submit a complete drawing with your name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for feedback and credit.

     

    3.) Watch and learn about Art History with you tube videos Mati and Dada or (4rd through sixth) Art School KQED and write a paragraph of how you connect and respond to the Art presented then email with your name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org.

     

    4.) Create your own idea be innovative and unique react to what is going on around you or sketch to reflect your feelings, family, pets and your home during these unusual times. Email a photo with name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for credit and feedback. 

     

    5.) 3rd through 6th grade only- Choose a slide in The Elements of Art presentation shared on your Homeroom teacher's Google Classroom site and then create a shared project from the slide or your own interpretation of the Element as Art. Email your work with your name, date, class and grade to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for credit and feedback.

     

    WANT More Art to do? Check out the resource page!

     

     

     

    April 12,2020

    Choice Art: pick at least one.

    1.) Attend a Virtual Art meeting.

    2.) Choose an Element in the Google Slides presentation shared with your Homeroom teacher on their Google Classroom site (3-6th grade) and then create either the shared project on the slide or your own interpretation of the Element as Art. Email your work to regina.fagan@dvusd.org for credit.

    During this week's meetings we will: 

    Observe, analyze, and learn about the following Artwork, artists, their styles and create your own drawings with help from Mrs. Fagan

    Monday: George Rodrigue, Blue Dog,.

    Tuesday: Paul Klee, Cat and Bird 

    Wednesday: Paul Klee, Red Bridge 

    Thursday :Paul Klee Quote"A line is a dot going for a walk" practice Mindful drawing. 

     

     April,2020

     

    Kindergarten Read Aloud

    Click above for Kindergarten through 2nd lesson links.  

    Elements of Art click below to see Google Slides:

    3rd grade and 4th grade Art 

    5th and 6th grade Art 

     

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    Lesson Plan 

    R.Fagan

    Subject

    Art 4/19/2020

     

    Objective

    Connect and create with abstract expressionist Artist Wassliy Kandinsky.

     

    Procedure

    Discuss Realism versus Abstraction. View,reflect and analyze Kandinsky’s work in regards to shape and colors used.. Evaluate components used in the work and use his ideas and our own reactions to music to create by drawing a reflection of our emotions. Experimenting with color combinations to express emotion. 

     

    Materials

    Available tools at home. 

     

    Evaluation

    Participation by showing our project at the end of the virtual class.