20 May 2013
Sixth grade students have been working on a line design project. Please enjoy samples of their work created with black sharpie markers.
20 May 2013
The 8th grade recently completed a Starry Night Interpretation piece based on Van Gogh's original Starry Night. Please enjoy their interpretations completed with watercolor paints.
15 May 2013
Mrs. Hecker's First Grade class is working on a tissue paper project creating a symmetrical flower and then filling it in with tissue paper. They enjoyed being able to choose from 15 different colors of tissue paper. Here are some examples of work in progress.
06 May 2013
Please enjoy work in progress by the 7th grade on their Rouault Royalty project. Students used playing cards as a guide to draw their Royalty subjects. They next chose paint or oil pastel to add color to their piece. The project is based on the work of French artist Georges Rouault and his painting "The Old King" shown here. The picture is thought to be his finest expressionist piece. The students are enjoying the process and the project. Please check back soon for the finished projects. They will amaze you!
26 April 2013
Long before the school celebrated Peace-A-Palooza this week, every student and staff member in the school (pre-school too) traced and put their name on their hand print. We then assembled the rainbow with each student placing their hand print on the wall. All teachers and staff were also included. Every grade had their own color with Kindergarten being purple, 1st navy blue, 2nd light blue, 3rd green, 4th yellow, 5th orange, 6th red, 7th and 8th the white clouds, and pre-school, "specials" teachers, and all other staff were the black pot. There was no gold in our pot. We felt that building peace was more precious than gold. Please stop in the school hall to see the beautiful rainbow.
08 April 2013
The 6th grade classes recently finished a project based on New York artist James Rizzi. Rizzi was a pop artist whose influences came from his beloved New York City, as well as artists Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso. Enjoy the following pieces. Stop by the art room hallway to view additional artwork.
05 April 2013
Please enjoy the following information supporting the benefits of art for students. I am looking forward to our final weeks of the school year and our projects to come.
27 March 2013
The Kindergarten art classes finished their fingerprint painted baby chicks today. The first grade classes completed their sponge-painted Easter Bunny projects. All work was sent home today.
Best wishes to everyone for a Happy Easter and a wonderful Spring Break! Bring on the warm weather!
13 March 2013
Mrs. Stolarski's 5th grade class was in art class when Pope Francis was introduced today. We quickly got a live internet feed on the classroom laptop computer and used the overhead projector to display the images on the screen. We are very grateful for the technology at St. Juliana which allowed these students the opportunity to watch history in the making as it happened live from St. Peter's Square in Rome! Amazing!
08 March 2013
Mrs. Boldt's 4th grade class recently learned about mirror image design and created objects out of their own names. Can you guess the name in this flower design? (Hint: The name starts with a C, ends with an e, and has lair in the middle)! :)
04 March 2013
The 8th grade is currently working on a Van Gogh Starry night water color interpretation. Early finishers practiced their origami skills. This swan family is courtesy of Caela G. and Jackie R.
25 February 2013
The Art Parent program has been busy in the Jr. High Art classes for the month of February helping the students create personalized plaques. Students learn how to design clay pieces, as well as learn how to attach pieces together by "scoring" their work and using "slip" to glue their pieces together. Next month the art parent volunteers will be back so the students can add color to their pieces before "firing" them in a kiln. This project has been a tradition at St. Juliana for several years and would not be possible without the Art Parent volunteer program. Thank you to all Art Parent volunteers for all of your continued support!
22 February 2013
Fourth Grade classes recently learned about negative space by creating Sunset Silhouettes. We are dreaming of warmer days to come. Student artwork is on display outside the school office.
13 February 2013
Fifth grade students have enjoyed learning about Picasso. They created "Picasso" faces with a forward facing and profile view combined. The work was created using several layers of oil pastels and finishing with a scratching technique adding patterns and designs to reveal underlying colors.
28 January 2013
I hope you enjoyed all of the special activities today! We really appreciate all of our great students!!!