Writing in the Artrooom

Pink Minions (A New Species of Minion)

Pink Minions (A New Species of Minion)

It wasn’t meant to go as far as it went. I needed a quick activity to leave for a substitute teacher when I was off-site at a workshop. Most art subs are not trained in art, so I try to leave simple yet engaging plans. Little did I know the activity would take on a […]

Thank You For Coming Out To Celebrate Art At Miscoe Hill!

Thank You For Coming Out To Celebrate Art At Miscoe Hill!

It was a damp and chilly night two days after losing an hour of sleep to daylight savings time. A night to arrive home after a long day and curl up in a warm house with a cup of tea. But not for Miscoe Hill School families! So many families came out to celebrate art! […]

Grade 5 Notan on Artsonia/Quote of the Week (9)

The fifth grade Notan pieces have been published to Artsonia! Artist statements will be added next week. Each student created a large black on white Notan piece first and then 3 more pieces using sets of complementary colors as described in this previous post: https://monalisaliveshere.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/henri-matisse-quote-of-the-week-7/ . Students used the large piece to create a folder, to […]

Writing in the Artroom/Quote of the Day (8)

My fifth grade students have been writing in art class. Honestly, they don’t love it. But it’s just one paragraph written in a few minutes of one class. We are writing Artist Statements for the Cut-Paper project that I posted about last week: We are using our school standard Idea Splash graphic organizer to create an Artist […]