Art Projects for February- March;

Under the Sea Unit:  This art project has two parts.  First, the students draw a large fish shape and color their drawing with blended crayons.  Then second, they create a seascape composition which includes the large fish they created as well as the sea creatures and shells, coral and grasses found on the ocean floor.  They learn how to use reference photos to enhance their composition.  The seascape is colored with blended crayons and painted with watercolors using the Crayon Resist Technique. 

A Valentine Project:  Students create a valentine project which contains a pattern design.  They cover a heart shape with a pattern design consisting of shapes, flowers and candy. The drawing is colored with crayon and colored pencils, in pinks, reds, rose and white.