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Month: June 2018

RAW MATERIALS ART SHOW

RAW MATERIALS ART SHOW

RAW MATERIALS Art is born of the observation and investigation of the natural world. -Goethe Both art and science attempt to understand and describe our world. This year’s art show, Raw Materials, focuses on materials as utilized through art, geology, landscape, and environment. These natural […]

NATURAL FORMS

NATURAL FORMS

Kindergarten sun prints, tree collages, and cellular impressions explore natural forms.  

MYTHICAL CREATURES

MYTHICAL CREATURES

MYTHICAL CREATURES. SIXTH GRADE Designed, drawn, sculpted, and formed with the natural world in mind, each of these beasts possesses an attribute that controls a natural element.

PATTERNS + PALETTES

PATTERNS + PALETTES

Second Grade studies African mud cloth and textile pattern. We translate bright palettes onto palm fronds to make vivid masks.

BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE

BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE

BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE: PHOTO TRANSFER ON CANVAS AND WOOD (hand-colored) Fourth and Fifth Grade students describe a single natural object through still life photography using various perspectives. Areas of interest were explored and transformed through a photo transfer process and the application of watercolor.  

LA RIVER PAINTINGS

LA RIVER PAINTINGS

Third Grade creates Los Angeles River inspired paintings with imagined revitalization of local ecosystems.

NATIVE GARDEN

NATIVE GARDEN

The native garden is adorned with sixth grade ceramic vessels exploring texture and glaze. They catch water as the garden is fed and save it for our bird inhabitants.      

FOLDS + FORMS

FOLDS + FORMS

These clay forms, inspired by the natural world, take a scientific approach as we explore how ceramics depend on different combinations of minerals to make various clay bodies and glaze formulas.