7th Grade started off the year studying Medieval illuminated manuscripts. Students then created their own illumination for their initial and included 3 personal symbols to represent themselves.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS MASKS
Students created paper mache masks after studying Dia de los Muertos. We looked at various sugar skulls and objects used to celebrate Day of the Dead.
Value Grid Drawings
Students studied the work of photorealistic artist Chuck Close. They then used the grid method to enlarge a photograph and then used pencil to create value
Pop Art Candy Observation
Students studied a wide variety of Pop Artists and then created these beautiful candy paintings. They focused on creating an interesting cropped composition and staying within one color family when painting