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
5th graders with their first sketches for their printing plates.
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.
Jasmine is tracing her drawing onto the foam plate.
Lux is tracing her drawing.
Io's original drawing for her printing plate.
4th Graders Anatole and Greta and exploring different gestures and movements.
Today we learned about the human bodies' proportions and the children are sketching various gestures and movements.
Lola is sketching her chosen pose.
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.
3rd Graders Sophie and Frieda are building their imaginary animal out of cardboard, newspaper and tape.They have their sketches as a reference.
Liam and Frederik are teaming up for their imaginary creation.
Rio and Micah
The class starts with paper mache to add there muscles to their understructure.
Taiki and Jascha add paper mache to their "creature"
Fjonn and Fabian: the animal already gets more sturdy with the paper mache.
2nd Grader Alva is adding last details and patterns to her clothing.
Ville is working on his "odd, extraordinary detail": wings
Valentina is adding her clothes.
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.