Art Projects for  February-March:

Under the Sea Crayon Resist Unit:  
A)  Students draw a large fish, using the technique, Drawing from Shapes.  They create a realistic drawing, working from reference photos.  They color their fish with blended crayons.

B)  Students draw a seascape composition of the world their fish lives in.  They add other fish, crabs, lobsters, coral, seaweed etc.  Their large fish is included in the composition.  The drawing is colored with crayons.  When the drawing is completed, the students will paint over the composition with blue water color paint.  This technique is called Crayon Resist.

A Valentine Decorated Heart and a Valentine Bear:  Students learn how to draw a decorative pattern which repeats.  They cover all of their heart form with design.  They color their heart with crayons in Valentine colors.  They color a drawing of a bear which has a bow and heart collar.  This drawing is also colored with crayons using Valentine colors, reds, pinks, white and red purple,

Irish Hats:  Students draw three different Irish hats, a derby, a top hat and a tam.  They color each hat using the colors of the Irish flag, green, white and orange using crayons.