1st Grade
Art Projects for October:

A Study of Overlapping Shapes: 
Students are taught how to draw geometric shapes.  
The shapes are drawn to overlap each other.  All of the shapes are outlined with markers and contain a pattern inside. They They color with crayon and colored pencils.  They complete their project by adding pipe cleaner antennas and moving eyes.

 The Portfolio Cover:  Students decorate their art portfolio by drawing overlapping geometric shapes.  They learn how to create a layout and use color spotting to enhance the composition .  They fill their shapes with different patterns and color all with crayons and marker outlines.

 A Witches Hat:  Students draw a large triangle and alter the shape to create a witches hat.  The band of the hat contains symbols of Fall or Halloween.  The hat is clored with crayons in black, purple, orange, white and dark green colors