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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hot Air Balloon Unit






KIC Art Display, December 2014

Advanced step by step
Easy step by step


Use Step by step to practice...
Practice with size to show depth, space & perspective. Big is close while small is far. 
This is a very beautiful and peaceful imagery video to show while students are working...
It is of a Time-lapse Balloon flight in Albuquerque.
 
K-1
Mrs. Kolon's kinder 2016
Olivia, Lilyana, Zaina, 
Maci, Alicia , Angie, 
Anonymous, lily & Asher
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Mrs. Kolon's kinder 2016
Maci, Alicia, Angie, lily, 
Olivia, Aiden, Anonymous, 
Lilyana, Thomas, Asher & Zaina
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Mrs. Baylor's kinder 2016
Tobias, Emily, ? & Kana
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Night Flight


Need large night colored paper
 (blue, black, or purple), brown small square paper, primary colored circle papers, construction paper crayons, black marker, scissor & glue. 
Inspiration for sky...
Van Gogh's Starry Night.
Not realistic starts, but IMAGINATIVE!

 
Turn paper landscape direction. Use CP crayons to create a night sky just showing the tip tops of trees on land. 

Draw curved contour lines on balloon going across. Draw designs and color. Draw lines on basket to make it look woven. 


Glue balloon and basket onto night sky background and draw lines connecting them on paper. 
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Mrs. Penn's kinder 2016
Leah, Annie, Kyra, Landon, 
Chloe, Melik, Harmony & Grace

Alex, Landon & Ariella
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Mrs. Bluhm's class
1st grade class

Jack, Kattie & Sarah (above
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Monday's KinderArt- Mrs. Zarellla's class
Maddison, Scarlett, Victoria, James, Baxton, Alwxis, Kaden & Andrea
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Monday's First Grade Art- Mrs. Simbles
Moses, Dylan, Nathalia, Jett, Ashton, Hayden, Rahman & Aiden
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Monday's 1st grade Art- mrs. McGinley
Cas, Adrian, Sam, Joel, ?,Eliza, Marek, Allison, Trent, Vanshikha, Madi & Jocelyn
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Tuesday's kinderArt- Mrs. Sharpton
 
 Mia, Meredith, Ciara, Torrin, Peyton, Bryan, Chau & Rene
Chau detail (Above) 
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Tuesday's 1st grade Art- Mrs. Parker

Patrick, Miya, Ria, Lauren, Emma, Andrew, Alexis, Xavier (above)
& Jason (below)


Teacher example (below)
Optional; glue onto larger dark colored paper and decorate like a frame. 

2nd-3rd grade
Floating through Fall-
crayon resists with washable watercolor marker technique
Mrs. Meleski's 3rd grade
Paul, Arooba, Jade, MaryDrew, Yusuf, summer
Madison, Evy, Gisselle, Gregory, devyn, Maura 
Mrs. May's 3rd grade class
Makayla, Sydnie, abbey, Kaylee, grace, Adrianne
Mrs. Blanchard's 
Connor & Isaiah (below)
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Mrs. Davis' 3rd grade class
Jorja, Aiden, Ryley & Katie. 


Draw 3 balloons various sizes with the smallest closest to horizon.
(adds depth and space)
Add details to balloons and show the top of the landscape
(just the peaks of mountains, houses, trees to add height)
Color the biggest balloon and landscape with crayons
 (do not use washable crayons). 

Washable Marker Spots/Patches/Scribbled evenly spaced out in background.
 
The further they are spaced out. the lighter the background will be.
Personally, I think it looks better the tighter the spots are together because it is more saturated with intense color.
After the back ground is colored with the markers, I go around the outside of paper with a thick line of marker too. Sometimes the edges of the paper get forgotten.
Use a water brush to blend the colors together.
Areas of crayon (if done hard enough) will push away the water color.
This can look really nice if you used white crayon for special details.
 
HINT:
Choose a color scheme for a blended sky (warm, cool, or family related). Use washable markers in that scheme for the sky. Color in a patchy spotty scribble pattern all over background. Wax Crayon will resist the water based markers! 

When entire sky is covered, use a wet watered pAintbrush to go over sky and end the colors. They will "burst" together. 
Let dry... 

I drew smoke with the white crayon before the mArker... See the resist effect? 
Use colored pencils to color the last 2 balloons in background. They will be blended in with the sky somewhat to give it an "atmospheric perspective" appearance. 
 
Competed DayTime Teacher Example
___________Competed NightTime Teacher Example________
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4th & 5th grade project
Monochromatic
  Mrs. Savoie 's 5th grade
Alexis

Ashwin, Joel, anonymous (yellow) & Haden
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Mr. Cramer's 4th grade
Mason, Dylan, Spencer, James, Noah, Aimie & Lisa (single)

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Mrs. Blankenship's 5th grade


Madison Wade, 4th grade
Cassandra Franco, 4th grade 
Mrs. McMillian's class
The combo of all 4 pastels is just a way for me to display how each color looks. Students will choose 1 pastel corvpaper to draw 3 hot air balloons of varying sizes (1large, 1 medium & 1 small). 
At the bottom edge of paper, just the tips of the landscape will show to add a sense of height to the picture. 
Depending on chosen paper color, students will use a white and darker version of paper color ( green, blue, red, or golden/light orange) to shade and highlight parts of balloons, clouds, and landscape). 
We are done! Ready for take off ;)
 
Another idea...
Use patterned paper (scrapbook paper is the best) to cut out an odd number of different sized circles.
Glue them onto a landscape turned page.
Draw curved lined up and down and across the balloons (as instruction show above) to turn circles into forms. Add baskets beneath outlining all lines with a black marker.
Add the tip tops of the trees and clouds to give a sky high appearance to the picture.

Understanding perspective from a handmade model...


From my dreams ;) 
(That a "shArpie me" in the basket)

Balloon From below...

Balloon From eye level...

Balloon From high...

Balloon From above...



5 comments:

  1. These are stunning! YOU are brilliant!

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  2. These are Fantastic! And you're tutorials are Awesome! Thanks so much for sharing all your great art lessons.

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  3. i wish i had had an art teacher like you. i'm 38 and just now taking art classes via your website. so inspiring and talented. these kids are so lucky!!!

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  4. yall are too sweet. thank you for your encouragement. God Bless.

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