“Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece.”
-Pope Saint John Paul II Letter to Artists
Fall Projects at our school!
Polka-Dot Rainbows: Color mixing and patterns
Fall Birch Trees: Paper collage and chalk
Pointillism and Pixels: Primary colors
create an optical illusion of the rainbow.
Hot and Cool Cities: Warm and cool colors, watercolor resist, and turning 2D shapes into 3D forms.
Perspective Windows: Foreground, middleground, background; watercolor pencil, crayon portrait, brick pattern in white chalk. Multi-step art process.
Cityscape and Superhero: One-Point perspective, human figure.
City Guardian: Geometric and Organic line, shape,
Observational sketch, watercolor resist, complementary colors.
Painting Four Ways: Students will reproduce a simple still life in four iconic artistic styles.
- Pop Art: Lichtenstein (shown)
- Impressionism: Monet (to come)
- Baroque: Caravaggio (to come)
- Student’s Choice