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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Sloth Art

We watched these videos about sloths and learned so much. 

Interesting Facts about SLOTHS. 
Why are Sloths so SLOW?

No Name, Jaylynn, Charlotte (Mrs. Beaulieu 3rd grade), Minghui,
Annie, NoName, Aiden & Victoria (MrsDo’s 2nd grade)

Mrs. Mathai's 3rd grade sloths
Ava, Hazel & Kimberly.

After learning about the sloth's environment, body, diet and life,
we started to practice drawing the Sloth. We then drew the sloth larger on bigger paper with a pencil. Make sure to draw light until you know it's right, then go darker with a marker. 

Here are the steps. 

We then design a background paper using a variety of supplies.
We keep in mind the habitat of the SLOTH when adding details to the background.
WE need branches to swing from, leaves to eat, bugs to fly around, flowers or whatever would grow in the rainforest environment in which where it lives.

Monday, April 2, 2018

TeaCup Chihuahua

 Chihuahuas were named after the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. These dogs are the smallest breed. There is an even smaller breed called the "teacup Chihuahua". I showed the kids how to draw the Chihuahua step by step using this instruction sheep I created. We started with simple shape, then line, then form, then detail, emphasis and color. We used pencil to start, then sharpie to outline, then crayons to color and water tempera to paint. Students were taught how to draw a cup for the Chihuahua or how to dress the dog as though it was at a Mexican Fiesta ( wearing a sombrero, pancho, ruffle dress or flowers in the hair.

 Draw and outline.
 Color with crayons

Paint with water tempera cakes. 

Mrs. Bluhm's 2st grade dogs
Julia, Tim, Charlotte,
Jerrell, Fernanda & Sam
Greyson, Mia, Diego, Chloe,
Sebas, Addison, Kyler & Jalelx

Mrs. Hudeck's 1st grade dogs
Alex, Laina, Avery, Phinley, Trey,
Zayd, Jacob, Hudson, NoName & Connor.

Isabel in Baylor's Kinder class

Mrs. Wycopen's kinder class
Joaquin, Jordan,
Vivian & Savannah
Fortner Kinder dogs
Romina, Daniel,
Owen & Matthew
 Max (from Fortner kinder)

Mrs. Tores's 1st graders
Lillian, Masiyah, Logan,
Nicole, Bailee & Grace

Mexican Radial Mirror


Sunday, April 1, 2018

Hot Fish Cool Sea

Mrs. Clouse/Rivera's 4th grade class 2018

Valery, Jett, Sophia, Miya,
Patch, NoName, Carter & Bradley
 This lesson is perfect for teaching cool and warm colors, complimentary colors, monochromatic colors, space, line, shape and form,
Its perfect for wrapping up the knowledge acquired from the school year all in one lesson.
First practice drawing a variety of fish with light pencil , starting with the basic shape of an oval, circle or ellipse.
Then outline the fish darker with a marker.
I always say...
Get this poster here!

 Transfer images onto warm colored paper.
Then, using a cool colored background paper, draw an underwater scene with sand and plants at bottom. OUtine with marker.
 Use a darker shade of crayon to add shading and a white crayon to add highlights.
 This is how it will end up.

 You can use complimentary colors to really make the fish "POP" or be Emphasized on the scene.
You can create the illustion of more fish by folding and cutting fish vertical down middle and glue them on the edges of the paper. This gives e 8 fish instead of four! and adds to the illusion of Space, as though the paper continues past what the viewer sees.

Have Fun!