Fifth Grade Metal Repousse

 

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Fifth Grade created these mixed media projects using metal tooling foil and metallic markers on black paper for the mat.  Students had to use components of composition and good design in the planning stages.  Metal repousse and chasing  is a metalworking technique in which the metal is  shaped by using tools from the top and reverse side to create a design in low relief. The students were encouraged to create a lot of texture in their piece.

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Picasso’s Three Musicians (minus two)

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By Wylie Mc Bride

Inspired by Picasso’s Three Musicians, First graders created collages using construction paper scraps and some hand painted papers.  Students focused on shapes and creating a face with free form shapes.  They loved making a music stand and drawing the music on it too.

Students chose a variety of musical instruments.  We had guitars, flutes, horns and many other instruments.

Cool Days, Warm Hands

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Kindergarten has been working on using pattern in an artwork and learning warm and cool colors.  The result?  Warm colored mittens covered in a zentangle-ish pattern and backgrounds painted in cool colors, using plastic wrap to create an icy texture.

Enjoy these paintings by Hallie and Zach.

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