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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Landon, Leksi, Celia

Creating teens are so much fun to be around. These teens bring so much creative energy into the studio. They are all working on their self portraits. They have to create 3 portraits per artist. These are mixed media. Some of the portraits are done on paper and some are done on MDF boards. They…

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Monday in class we looked over the scarves the girls have been sewing. We noted what thread they needed next. They are going to work on the scarves and the next project – alternating. Their next project is Radial Symmetry Sand Dollars. I defined “radial symmetry.” For Art History I showed the artists the Rose…

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Ava

Ava started a drawing of a castle this week. To begin the lesson we looked at a few Gothic cathedrals – Reims, Chartres and Notre Dame. We noticed all the detail. I discussed some of the jamb statues on the outside of Reims – “Visitation” – Mary and Elizabeth. These cathedrals were from the 1000′s…

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Kate, Kendall, Presley, Abby

Here are my sewing artists. They are almost done with their scarves. In honor of sewing as an art, we studied the Bayeaux Tapestry. It depicts the Battle of Hastings 1066. I discussed the Battle of Hastings. We found Hastings on a map plus the area the Normans were located. The Tapestry is 20″ high…

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Breagan, Lauren and McKena

The girls are working on Color Wheel Animals so for Art History we studied 2 works – “Tiger” by Delacroix and “Horse Fair” by Bonheur. We found France on the globe along with all the oceans. We always have to note the Arctic where Penelope lives!  We noted that Wichita Falls is in Wichita County,…

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