Curriculum Update from Andrea Loefke’s art room including:
5th Grade: Printmaking Unit | Foam engraving of a curious character in a unique place (imaginary animal, heroes, mysterious characters and creatures)
4th Grade: Sculpture Unit | Full clay figure with a sense of gesture
3rd Grade: Sculpture Unit | Fabulous Creature out of Cardboard, Papier mache and paint
2nd Grade: Sculpture Unit | Clay self-portrait bust with 1 odd, extraordinary detail, painted with own skin and hair color
Jack and Zoe are drawing their sculptures using oil pastels. They are considering their color theme, as well as practicing to mix their skin and hair color for next weeks painting unit.
Valentina is adding her clothes.
Ville is working on his "odd, extraordinary detail": wings
2nd Grader Alva is adding last details and patterns to her clothing.
Fjonn and Fabian: the animal already gets more sturdy with the paper mache.
Taiki and Jascha add paper mache to their "creature"
The class starts with paper mache to add there muscles to their understructure.
Rio and Micah
Last day of sketching: the human figure in motion and in relationship to an object. Estin's figure is sitting on a cube and Anatole and Omar are admiring her drawing.
Liam and Frederik are teaming up for their imaginary creation.
Lola is sketching her chosen pose.
3rd Graders Sophie and Frieda are building their imaginary animal out of cardboard, newspaper and tape.They have their sketches as a reference.
Today we learned about the human bodies' proportions and the children are sketching various gestures and movements.
4th Graders Anatole and Greta and exploring different gestures and movements.
Lux is tracing her drawing.
Jasmine is tracing her drawing onto the foam plate.
We started transferring the drawings onto the foam plate: we taped the original drawing onto the foam sheet and then the children traced with a ball point to press through, down to the foam plate.
5th graders with their first sketches for their printing plates.
Io's original drawing for her printing plate.