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Month: December 2017

LA MER

LA MER

The Winter Show is a celebration of the natural world through the lens of French Impressionism. The music transports us to the seashore and awakens our hearts to the tranquility and joy of time spent in contemplation of the ocean and the colors of the […]

IMPRESSIOINISM

IMPRESSIOINISM

Water lilies and starry night skies: our palettes blend and layer with delicate expression and soft swirling beauty. As we prepare for our winter show some of these pieces will become the backdrop of our stage and inspire our performance!

GROWING WONDER

GROWING WONDER

From vast weather patterns to individual plant observation, we marvel at the complicated systems of balance in the world.

SYMBOLIC SHAPES

SYMBOLIC SHAPES

Constellations of marshmallows twinkle in the shapes of objects we most prize and love; sweet symbols we long to see reflected in the wide night sky. Tiny bits of paper flow together into scenes and characters that delight and surprise us. We wade through the […]

LAYERS

LAYERS

Layering processes explore color and texture relationships in these mixed media pieces. In one project we are layering colored papers with starch onto what will become hardcover books for our drawing studies. We’ve also been using printmaking and collage to layer natural shapes and a […]

MODELS AND OBSERVATION

MODELS AND OBSERVATION

Second Grade is immersed in the study of DINOSAURS!!!! They’ve also become experts in volcanos, and have worked at modeling their research and knowledge into erupting lava flows in science. Many of the students also featured volcanos in their dinosaur dioramas. They worked to piece […]

TEXTURE + FORM

TEXTURE + FORM

The manipulation of a medium is understood through study. Blending and softening, we consider the contrast of color and texture as the expression of a tree against vivid color.