We were blown away by the way each student made such a unique still life, and were really creative with the materials they used in these mixed media works!
Students in the 7th Grade have been working on drawing from observation, and then individualizing each piece with pattern and mixed media elements. We looked at many examples, including the work by artist, Daniel Gordon who uses an eclectic combination of colors and patterns in his unique still lifes.
<< Still Life by Daniel Gordon
Below is an example of student work, and you can see more at this week's art show!!
Students in the 7th grade will soon be creating ceramic Dwellings. We began with a slideshow of Frank Gehry and Richard Serra's architectural work to see exames of original form in architectural design. Here are som paper sculpture "studies" that were inspired by that slideshow.
Students are working on portraiture in cardboard. After looking at many examples, as well as work by artist Naum Gabo, students are trying to create a portrait that shows correct proportions of the head face and neck including the space and volume that